“The Kona Diaries” Day 7 – Ironman Race Morning – What To Expect.

Affiliate Disclosure


Welcome to Day 7 of the Kona Diaries, in which you’re going to get a stark, honest and open look into the life of one of America’s top fitness experts – and find out what I personally do to design my daily routine for optimum health, get my body into the best shape ever, and prepare my mind to enter the pain cave.

In this video, I you through Ironman race morning from a participating athlete's perspective, in Kona at Ironman Hawaii (by the way, on lower right corner of video, you can select “HD” or larger screen).

You can now read Ben's race report from this event by clicking here.

Questions, comments or feedback? Leave them below. 

Ask Ben a Podcast Question

11 thoughts on ““The Kona Diaries” Day 7 – Ironman Race Morning – What To Expect.

  1. Kevin T. says:

    Wow! What a powerful video segment. Thank you so much for sharing that very emotional and raw footage. I think it was amazing and such great insight that so many people never get to see or most wont admit to having. Thank you for your honesty and openess. Congrats on a great race!

  2. Judith says:

    I watch your video and yes,I was crying because I can related to all those emotions, thank you for sharing,
    it it only make you look better in my book,

  3. Sam Zeller says:

    Wow!! Very emotional and cool. Congrats on a great finish and time.

  4. jeff Hoening says:

    Thanks for letting us all in and giving of yourself in this video. Moving, real, authentic, honest, candid. So cool to watch you mature and grow in front of our hears and eyes. And congratulations on a terrific performance. Rest well, my friend.

    1. jeff Hoening says:

      and real Hawaiian bed head!

  5. Alex says:

    Thanks for your pre-race thoughts and emotions video Ben. It was very moving. Congrats again!

  6. josh says:

    Great job on the time. It was good to see everyone suffers out on the course.

  7. Dianne W says:

    Great job on your race!! I enjoyed watching the race on IronmanLive and see you took some time off from last year – well done! Thank you for sharing your pre-race thoughts. Racing is very intense and very emotional and while I am just a newbie at fitness and racing, I share your drive and feelings! Rock on!

  8. Pat G. says:

    Man, Ben. This video moments before the race began is very moving. Not sure many top athletes would share such emotions yet it's certain they experience them. Made me cry. For all the right reasons. Proud of you, son.

  9. Jackie says:

    Congrats Ben! Thank you so much for sharing with us everything you go through leading up to race.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *