This list of celebrities who have done the Ironman triathlon has been loosely ranked by fame and popularity. An Ironman triathlon is comprised of a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bicycle ride and a 26.2 mile run. Ironman also offers 70.3 races, which are considered a half-Ironman. Several celebrities have completed these grueling races, including many professional athletes.
Who is the most famous triathlete who competed in an Ironman? Gordon Ramsay tops our list. The celebrity chef completed a full-Ironman in 2013 with a finishing time of 14 hours, 4 minutes, and 48 seconds. Ramsay is reportedly getting an Ironman tattoo in honor of his huge accomplishment. He has also competed in several marathons.
Several professional athletes have also completed Iron Man triathlons. These triathletes include racecar driver Jenson Button, MLB player Jeff Conine, NFL player Darryl Haley, and NHL player Mike Richter.Do you think you could finish a grueling Ironman triathlon? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
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