Only a week left before Kona! Discover Hailey Manning, an American Argonette. This year will mark her 7th World Championship participation. Her personal saying: “What can you do in THIS moment to be your best.” Enjoy YOUR moment, Hailey. Congrats!
- Hailey Manning
- Age 36
- 12 years as a triathlete
- Career highlights
- 2015: 4th place finish in Kona
- 2016: winning overall amateur at Escape from Alcatraz
- 2016: 1st at Ironman Texas in her AG (North American Championship)
- 7th World Championship participation
- Bike: E-119 Tri+
- Bike set-up (see photo below)
- Speciality: not slowing down too much!
- Personal saying
- “What can you do in THIS moment to be your best”
- What is your bike split objective?
- Come off as close to the lead in the AG as possible to start the run in a good position.
- Favourite food during the race
- Coca-Cola and salty balls – see recipe here
- Superstition/preparation ritual
- Hair braids are a MUST and I NEVER pee in the lava fields... I don't want to upset Madame Pele!