Highlights from the 2017 Ultraman World Championships
Rob Gray and Steffi Steinberg win the 2017 Ultraman World Championships. Canadian Tony O'Keeffe takes fourth.
The Ultraman World Championship wrapped up yesterday on the Big Island, Hawaii with Rob Gray and Steffi Steinberg winning in times of 22:19:48 and 26:02:27 respectively. The iconic event has athletes complete a 6.2 mile swim, 261.4 mile bike and 52.4 mile run across three days. Here is Bob Babbitt’s finish line video with overall winner Gray:
Here are some social media highlights from the event:
Photos from Day one:
Start of the bike leg on Day Two:
Run and finish line pics and videos from Day Three:
O’Keeffe takes fourth
Canadian Tony O’Keeffe took fourth overall in a time of 23:42:59. O’Keeffe, a retired Canadian Forces lieutenant-colonel, has been a fixture on the Ultraman scene for years now, but has yet to take the win. He holds the record for fastest man over 50 to complete the UM World Championship.