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Kona Coverage: Straight talk from Ironman CEO Andrew Messick on Kona, Nice and the future of world championship qualification

A fired up Andrew Messick speaks his mind about the world of Ironman racing

Photo by: Kevin Mackinnon

Triathlon Magazine editor Kevin Mackinnon has a frank conversation with Ironman’s outgoing CEO Andrew Messick, who is happy to celebrate a women’s-only day of racing here in Kona on Saturday. There’s no holding back as he addresses some of the criticisms we’ve heard over qualification and Ironman’s “business-like” approach.

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