Dig Me Beach: A Chapter from Iron War

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The week before the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii is known as “Kona Week,” and it is a tense time for the athletes racing. In this chapter from Iron War, Mark Allen and Dave Scott make their final preparations and race predictions.

Iron War Photo Gallery

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An image gallery of some of the photographs from the 1989 Ironman World Championships featured in Iron War: Dave Scott, Mark Allen and the Greatest Race Ever Run.

Iron War Book Reviews

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Iron War: Dave Scott, Mark Allen, and the Greatest Race Ever Run has received more praise than perhaps any other triathlon history book.

Slowtwitch’s Review of Iron War

“Iron War is really a book that should be on your bookshelf if you have even the slightest interest in the sport of triathlon, but it also is a great read for anyone looking for inspiration in general.” — Slowtwitch.com

Lessons of Iron War: Race Your Way

The Iron War was great because Scott and Allen were such fascinating figures individually and such stark opposites in their personalities.

Joe Friel Loves Iron War

“This is the best endurance-sport book I’ve read since Born to Run and Duel in the Sun.”