The Ironman World Champion’s Gear: Gustav Iden
The record-setting gear used by the Norwegian world champion in Kona
Last Saturday Norway’s Gustav Iden lived up to all the pre-race hype and expectations that had been laid on he and countryman Kristian Blummenfelt, winning the Ironman World Championship in record-setting time – his 7:40:24 winning time shattered the previous record of 7:51:13 set by Jan Frodeno in 2019.
In addition to the overall record, Iden flew through the marathon in 2:36:15, averaging less than six-minutes per mile as he bested the previous run course record of 2:39:45 set by Patrick Lange in 2016.
Here’s a look at the gear Iden used for his big day on the Big Island: