The first ever Ironman assignment as a t.v. news reporter was in 2007 at the Ford Ironman Coeur d’Alene. I was still an Ironman virgin at that point. Ironically, it was because of that experience, reporting live from the finish line, that I signed up for my first of two Ironman races.
And get this, my first ever post race interview was with Viktor Zyemtsev. Little did I know at the time that I would see Viktor return to Coeur d’Alene in 2012 and win again!?
Here’s my first ever live t.v. news report from the Ironman CDA finish line and my post race interview with Viktor.
Here’s my 2012 interview with Viktor after he won the title again.
Here’s Viktor’s finish line crossing in 2012
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