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.
It is one minute before three o’clock on the afternoon of October 14, 1989, and something is about to happen. Read the first chapter of Matt Fitzgerald’s Iron War.
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.