Craig Alexander, Sets Record

4th October, 2011
By John

style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 20.0px 0.0px; font: 13.0px Arial; color: #333233">iCool user Craig Alexander breaks race record in Hawaiian Ironman. Craig joins the many world champions using their iCools regularly to increase endurance and speed recovery.

Craig produced arguably the greatest single performance in Australian triathlon history, breaking the race record at the Hawaiian Ironman.The 38-year-old became only the fourth man to win the race three times and although 38 is definitely not old , he is the oldest guy to ever win the Hawaiian championship.

After fighting off cramps in the last few kilometres, Craig won of sport's greatest races in eight hours three minutes and 56 seconds.That broke the 15-year record of 8:04:08, set by Belgian Luc Van Lierde. "I knew after Las Vegas I had great form and I just went in with a different mindset - I'm not going to react to people," Craig said."I'm going to race like a guy who's won twice here - that doesn't mean you're going to win it again, but have a bit more confidence, don't be so subdued."That can always end in tears too, but I'm really happy with the way I responded to the moves when I had to."I raced really well across the three disciplines and I hung tough in the run."

Craig praised his family and training advisers, saying they deserved massive credit for his improvement on 2010's performance.

See Craig using his iCool and giving recovery tips here

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