On this edition of The Kona Edge we head to Denver, Colorado, to chat with Kelly Phuah about her journey to the big island and her Ironman Kona experience.
Kelly shares how she went from being a recreational runner, not having swum in 20 years and cycling occasionally to taking part in her first 70.3 and eventually qualifying for Ironman Kona.
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Brad Brown is a 40 something age grouper that dreams of one day qualifying for and racing on the big island (He may have to outlive everyone in his age group though).
Morbidly obese in 2009, Brad clocked in at 165kgs (363lbs) at his heaviest.
He's subsequently lost a third of his body weight on the way to a half Ironman pb of 5:06 and a full Ironman pb of 12:21.
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