ESPN followed along with Iron Sarah, Sarah Reinertsen, before, during and after this year’s 2018 Kona Ironman World Championship race, covering the event as a life in the week of an Ironman competitor, one who happens to be competing with a prosthetic leg. The story and photos provide glimpses into why it takes an iron will and in Sarah’s case some carbon too,
Recently, Sarah was interviewed on the 100th episode of the Brink of Midnight Podcast with host John Brenkus, a six-time Emmy Award-winning host and NYT Best-selling author.
Through the Brink of Midnight podcasts, John explores the moments that each guest credits with changing their lives forever. The moment that pushed them in an unexpected direction, shaping the experiences that followed and molding them into the people who they are today.
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Sarah is featured on Nike IGTV channel discussing her journey to Kona Ironman 2018 in “My Crazy Dream”. She shares how she dreams big and how you don’t need two legs to dream. Filmed on Kona, Hawaii the week before Sarah competed and finished the Ironman World Championship 2018.
If someone said to me,
View this video interview with USA Today where Sarah Reinertsen explains how she competes in the Ironman with a prosthetic leg. This will be Sarah’s third IronMan, which will be held in Kona, Hawaii on October 13, 2018.
I want people to see me in the Ironman, and instead of feeling sorry I want them to feel empowered.