San Fransisco resident, Derk De Korver, grabbed the top step and title of Ironman Champion at the age-group only, Ironman Santa Rosa on Saturday. Derk is no stranger to the podium and often wins his age group, however, this marks his first overall victory at an Ironman. He will be headed back to Santa Rosa later this year for the 70.3.
A large contingent of Timex athletes showed up for Ironman 70.3 Golf Coast this year and they went home with a bunch of hardware, including an Ironman Tri Club title!
Matt Davidson took 1st in the M40-44 age group
Deanna Newman took 1st in the F45-49 age group and finished 2nd female overall
Bruce Gennari finished 3rd in the M50-54 age group
Scott Boylan placed 4th in the M60-64 age group
DJ Snyder suffered a mechanical on the bike leg but stuck with it and finished the race.
Jeanni Seymour raced back-to-back weekends, finishing 2nd at last weeks Ironman 70.3 St. George and following that up with a 3rd place finish at Ironman 70.3 Monterrey this past weekend. Two strong showings with events hosting some of the worlds best at the distance.