Posts Tagged ‘Ironman’

Iron Woman Julie Moss

April 20, 2010


Julie Moss


When twenty-three-year-old college student Julie Moss entered the 1982 Ironman Triathlon in Hawaii as research for her exercise physiology thesis, she never dreamed that her heroic finish would trigger a personal epiphany, legitimize and popularize the sport, and make her an international icon.

Click here to read Julie’s recollection of the race and of her defining moment.

Click here to read an article about Julie’s return to Kona twenty-one years later to celebrate that historic day.


Click on the audio player below to hear a recent ten-minute interview with Julie on Radiolaab. I was (more…)