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Ironman World Championship on NBC


The annual NBC broadcast of the Ironman World Championship airs on Saturday, November 16 at 4:30 p.m. ET.

The 90-minute show will be narrated once again by sportscaster Al Trautwig, and will highlight the race that took place on October 12, 2013 in Kailua-Kona, Hawai`I where 2000 athletes from over 50 countries took to the course.

This year’s broadcast features:

  • New and unique course perspective utilizing GoPro cameras
  • Interviews with current and former World Champions
  • The record-smashing performance of Australia’s Mirinda Carfrae
  • The performance of male champion Frederik Van Lierde of Belgium
  • The first time journeys of Chef Gordon Ramsay and retired pro football star Hines Ward
  • The story of physically challenged athlete Karen Aydelott who qualified in 2012 as an able-bodied athlete but didn’t finish
  • 78-year-old Harriet Anderson, who competes to become the oldest female finisher in at the Ironman World Championship.


Here is a preview of Saturday’s broadcast.

The Ironman World Championship broadcast has been seen on NBC since 1991, and garnered more than 40 Emmy Award nominations and earned 16 Emmys.

Find out more about the race and show at ironman.com