I'm just reading today's results of the IronMan Hawaii.
"You have to believe you can win." said McCormack in a pre-race interview. He gave a Aussie-style straight-up assessment of this past years rivalry between himself and the Germans, in particular Faris Al Sultan.
Last year's champion Normann Stadler and Al Sultan dropped out of the race with various ailments. New Zealand's Cameron Brown pulled out during the bike leg with complications from stomach virus.
Of the remaining men's field, McCormack took the prize.
Of the woman's field, Chrissie Wellington, a newcomer of sorts came in first.