2018 Kailua-Kona Ironman On TV: Watch the natural splendor of the Big Island on TV. Or has my wife tells her friends, “My ‘cottonman’ is going to watch the Ironman from our couch.”
The annual broadcast special of the IRONMAN World Championship brought to you by Amazon will air Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. HST on NBC, chronicling the iconic triathlon that took place on Oct. 13, 2018 in Kailua-Kona.
Even if you don’t like sports, the scenery is awesome.
The broadcast special spans from the pre-race build-up beginning with body marking to the final hours of the nighttime finish, unveiling the intensity, emotion, physical demands and dramatic competition of the 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike and 26.2-mile run across the rugged Hawaiian terrain. With approximately 2,500 registered athletes, the 40th Anniversary year marked the largest field ever with athletes from a record-breaking 82 countries, regions and territories, proving that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE.