Lavoie shines in Madison
Pierre Lavoie of La Baie, Quebec, was the fastest Canadian at Ford Ironman Wisconsin.
Pierre Lavoie of La Baie, Quebec, was the fastest Canadian at Ford Ironman Wisconsin. The forty-six year old clocked a time of 9:37:51, finishing second in the men’s 45-49 category. There were several other podium appearances. Earning second place finishes were Martin Rouillard (M 40-44) – 9:42:32 and Jennifer Eberman (W 35-39) – 10:51:35. In third, Samuel Badeau (M 35-39) – 9:45:54, Tanya Porcellato (W 35-39) – 10:52:24, Kathie Chezick (W 50-54) – 11:59:13 and Adam Dunn was fifth (9:55:32) among men 30-34. South Africa’s Raynard Tissink ran the fastest marathon (3:00:50) despite headaches, dehydration, and vomiting to win the men’s race (8:45:19). Texan Amy Marsh used the top women’s bike split (5:13) to cruise to her first career Ironman title (9:43:59).