Training to be something more
What is a Navy Athlete? It could be any one of the dedicated men and women who are committed to serving their country in the Navy while actively pursuing their athletic passions. Recreationally, competitively or professionally.
Navy Athletes and extreme sports. They go together like swimming and biking and running. Since the Ironman triathlon first began as a challenge between a group of Navy SEALs, it’s grown to become one of the most recognized endurance events in the world.
Meet some of the Navy Athletes who have taken part in this challenge. They compete in many of the annual qualifying events and in the ultimate test of will and endurance, the Ford Ironman World Championship, held each fall in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.