Huntington Beach, Calif. – June 13, 2010 -TYR triathlete and 2009 Ironman 70.3 World Champion Julie Dibens added another win to her 2010 season with a first place finish at the 2010 Ironman 70.3 Boise race in Boise, Idaho on Saturday, June 12th.
Dibens raced in a TYR Hurricane Category 5 wetsuit during the swim leg of the race, coming out of the water with an 80 second advantage headed into T1. The British athlete used her strength on the bike leg (2:24:17) to lengthen her lead another six minutes headed to half marathon run, and cruised to the finish with an overall time of4:25:14. Beating the next professional female by over four minutes, Dibens also placed 15th overall among the professional men.
With the win, Dibens will now set sight on another victory when she toes the starting line of the Lifetime Fitness Triathlon in Minneapolis on July 10th. This season she has already won Rev 3 Knoxville, Wildflower Triathlon, and Abu Dhabi International Triathlon wearing TYR.
Picture courtesy of Eric Wynn.