SYDNEY Australaia : Shannon Eckstein last Sunday was crowned the Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Ironman Series winners in front of a large and enthusiastic crowd at Sydney’s Coogee Beach.
My partner and I attended and captured many images of muscled bronzed Aussies in the their only appearance in New South Wales for the 5 series Title.
Excelling in the tough three-race eliminator format in flat conditions,
Eckstein was controlled and commanding in the day’s first two races
where the field was reduced from 18 Ironmen to just the top six for the
With the series and the final on the line in race three, Eckstein moved almost effortlessly into top gear to dominate the deciding race, winning clearly from Pierce Leonard and Corey Jones .
Matt Poole above certainly has a beautiful physique.
Pierce Leonard above looking racey in RED!
Shannon Eckstein enjoys the victory and Title as Iron Man Champion for 2009
I couldn't help myself .... Sorry!