10 days to Kona - Tine Deckers



We're 10 days before the IRONMAN World Championship in Kona. Let's do an official countdown by presenting one Pro Triathlete or Argonaut a day.

Here’s Tine Deckers. #GoingTheExtraMile

General Info

  • Tine Deckers, professional triathlete
  • Age 38
  • Belgian
  • 11 years as a triathlete, and 8 as a professional
  • Highlights
    - First Belgian woman to participate in an IRONMAN 
    - 2016: IRONMAN 70.3 Puerto Rico and IRONMAN 70.3 Pays d’Aix, 1st 
    - 2009-2010-2012-2014: Four IRONMAN Nice victories
  • Since turning pro, Tine has qualified every year for Kona (except for the year she gave birth to her child)

Race Info

  • Bike: E-119 Tri
  • Bike set-up (see picture below)
  • Preparation for Kona: 3 months
  • Training: 15 to 30 hours a week (swim: 15-25km; bike: 200-600km; run: 35-80km)



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