2013 Ironman Coeur d’Alene

June 23, 2013 10:43 p.m.  •  1 comment

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A competitor readies herself before the start of the IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene 2013 triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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A competitor readies herself before the start of the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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A competitor gives a thumbs-up to the announcer before the start of the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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The race begins and the first wave of competitors takes to the chilly waters of Lake Coeur d’Alene during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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As the race beings, waves of athletes stand waiting for their turn to start during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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A male competitor mentally prepares before his wave starts during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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Some athletes signaled to family and friends before starting the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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An athlete celebrates upon hitting the water during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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Competitors churn the waters of Lake Coeur d’Alene during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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Fans watch as the first elite athletes begin emerging from the water and heading for their bikes during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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An elite competitor begins shedding his wetsuit after leaving the water and heading for his bikeduring the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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An elite competitor pulls his goggles from his eyes after leaving the water and heading for his bike during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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IRONMAN competitors exit the water before re-entering for a second lap during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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IRONMAN competitors churn the water during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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IRONMAN competitors exit the water before re-entering for a second lap during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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A volunteer places a hand on the back of a struggling athlete during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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IRONMAN competitors exit the water before re-entering for a second lapduring the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene,

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An athlete celebrates upon hitting the water during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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Fans use their cellphones to film the action during the during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.


A competitor dons his bike helmet and sunglasses before starting the bike portion of the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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The early morning sun creates light pockets as athletes scramble to find their bikes and take to the streets during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.


Spectators watch as athletes take to the streets during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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Waiting cyclist’s spokes are outlined against the pavement during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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Peggy Willisduring brought balloons to support her friend Jaims Greenfield of Spokane as she competed in the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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Light catches the sunglasses of racer Mike Schuster of Grayslake, IL ,showing the rear tire of a rival competitor, just ahead of him during the bike-leg of the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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Athletes pass The Paul Bunyan Restaurant’s sign during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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Chrissy Blaisdell, 30, of Atlanta brought a bell to support her boyfriend Adam Heiser as he competed in the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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Kat Lukens, 20, left, of Boston, Mass and Danielle McFadden, 19 rally Jason Campbell, 32 of Spokane during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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A cyclist takes to the shade during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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Terrina Marchand of Auburn, Wa, gets her bike off a rack after making a pit stop during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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Cyclists pass going opposite directions during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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Cyclists make a pit stop at an aid station to fix bikes and use the restroom during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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Cyclists climb a hill on their way back into town during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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Cyclists concentrate and begin to feel the burn during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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A cyclist passes by a broken trailer hitch on one of the steeper hills leading back into town during the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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A competitor launches into the marathon stage of the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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Ben Hoffman celebrates after he won the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon with a course record time of 8:17:31during the 2013 Coeur d’Alene IRONMAN triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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Spectators watch Ben Hoffman after he won the 2013 Coeur d’Alene IRONMAN triathlon with a course record time of 8:17:31during the 2013 RONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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Ben Hoffman’s girlfriend Kelsey, rushes to embrace him after he won the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon with a course record time of 8:17:31 on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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Ben Hoffman’s girlfriend Kelsey, embraces him after he won the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon with a course record time of 8:17:31 on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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Heather Wurtele of Canada races to the finish line to win the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon with a course record time of 9:16:02 on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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Heather Wurtele of Canada celebrates with her mother after she won the 2013 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene triathlon with a course record time of 9:16:02 on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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