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Zipp Rules Kona

Zipp sponsored athletes Chris "Macca" McCormack (AUS) and Mirinda "Rinny" Carfrae (AUS) won the Ironman World Championships in Kona, HI. 

Macca, now a two-time World Champion, posted a time of 8:10:37.  His Specialized frame was equipped with the new Zipp 808 Firecrest wheels, Zipp Tangente Tires and SRAM RED components.

Rinny ran down her competiton to post the fourth fastest Ironman World Championship race of all time with an 8:58:36.  Rinny rides a Cannondale Slice with Zipp 404s (650c) and SRAM RED components.

Zipp wheels were the wheel of choice for most of the world's best triathletes with over 1900 wheels in the race.  Click here for the spec count details.