Friday, September 20, 2013

Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast, 2013

Hi all

Last weekend I was lucky to be able to take some photos at the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast. Here are some pics:

A slow shutter speed pic of one of the women's divisions starts - into the Coral Sea at Mooloolaba
Slow Shutter Speed - Race Start - Swim Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 2. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Veteran Japanese triathlete Kiyomi Niwata, who went on to place second in the Women's elite professional devision
Kiyomi Niwata - Swim Exit, approaching T1 - Swim Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 2. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Gasping for air after a 1.9k swim
Swim Exit (Coral Sea, Mooloolaba), Swim Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

A triathlete with a disability receives assistance from the volunteers
Swim Exit (Coral Sea, Mooloolaba), Swim Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

The emphatic thumbs-up after the 1.9k swim
Swim Exit, approaching T1 - Swim Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 2. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

The typically enthusiastic & nice volunteers were keen for a pic
Volunteers - Swim Exit (Coral Sea, Mooloolaba), Swim Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Thanks for saying Hi!
Bike Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Putting the effort in
Bike Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Let's go running
Run Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Women's Professional division winner, Kiwi Gina Crawford
Gina Crawford (Women's Pro Winner) - Run Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Close up
Run Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 2. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Refreshing water - aaaahh!
Run Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 2. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Camaraderie
Run Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Spiderman is here
Run Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 2. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Jennifer
Run Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 2. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

To finish, the nice love heart icon from Michelle Cooper
Michelle Cooper - Run Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 2. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Here's my main portfolio gallery on the first Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast.

Here's my extra gallery of additional UN-Edited images on the 2013 Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast.

Thanks so much for looking.

Regards

Des
http://disci.smugmug.com/Sports/Triathlons/