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Dispatch: What’s Next For Ironman Announcer Whit Raymond?: A recent photo of Whit whooping it up in Kona.2012 ...

Dispatch: What’s Next For Ironman Announcer Whit Raymond?: A recent photo of Whit whooping it up in Kona.2012 ...

WR: Oh my gosh! Well, you know there are tons of incidents with the pros. But then I always loved to see Dick and Rick Hoyt race. And I love the emotional stories of people that turn their lives around and come and do Ironman. There are too many of those to mention. With the pros, I mean there’s Welchie winning in ’94–the Welchie and Dave Scott year where Dave came within 11 seconds of Greg at the age of 40. That was my second year on the microphone. And Welchie was the first non-American male to win. There was the year after that when Paula collapsed 400 meters from the finish and Karen Smyers came by for the win. You know, we couldn’t quite see Paula. We could see a crowd gathered down the road, it was that close, but we couldn’t see her. And then in ’97 probably one of the most dramatic finishes was when Wendy Ingraham and Sian Welch bumped into each other and fell down...

Full article: http://triathlon.competitor.com/2013/05/features/dispatch...

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