Live blog: Follow SI's coverage of the Ironman world championship in Kona

Friday October 7th, 2016

KAILUA-KONA, HAWAII – As he covers the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii, readers can follow along with Sports Illustrated contributor Brian Dessart through his live twitter feed below. As the weekend progresses, he'll be posting photos, videos, race statistics, and much more. You can reach out to Brian by sending him a tweet @BrianDessart.

More Ironman Kona coverage

• Iran's first female triathlete Shirin Gerami set to make history

• NBA trainer Joe Abunassar is also a longtime triathlete headed to Kona

• Defending Ironman world champs Frodeno, Ryf talk training, mental health, meals

• From the SI Vault: Tom Warren's 1979 that started it all

Highlights from the 2015 Ironman world championship

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