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Flashback: Ironman Lake Placid 1999

Ironman Lake Placid

On Sunday July 27, 2014, Ironman Lake Placid will celebrate it’s 16th edition – the oldest Ironman race in the continental United States.

This classic race kicked off the boom of North American Ironman expansion with its inaugural race on August 15, 1999.

Have a look at that first race below. You have to love the outfits.


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