21x IRONMAN Triathlete Carsten Rieger

Carsten Rieger
21x IRONMAN 140.6 Miles Endurance Triathlete

This sport is an intricate part of my life. Doing so allows me to strike a balance with my professional career, family and fitness regimen. IRONMAN racing challenges both my physical, intellectual, stamina, fitness and spirit to its ultimate threshold, edging extremely close to life's breaking point.

What is an IRONMAN 140.6 Mile Endurance Race?

IRONMAN 140.6 includes a 2.4 mile open water swim, 112 mile bike ride, followed by a full marathon of 26.2 mile run. Raced in this order without breaks. Each race segment has a cut-off time, for the safety of the athlete. The overall race needs to be completed within 17 hours. This sport is considered to be the world's most challenging single day endurance multi-sport for it brings out the best in each athlete that finishes the race.

Anything is Possible

Swim 2.4 Miles

Bike 112 Miles

Run 26.2 Miles

Total Distance 140.6 Miles

IRONMAN 140.6

Carsten Rieger IRONMAN Triathlete training on his Argon18 triathlon bike in lake Louisa State Park located in Clermont Florida

Endorsements


The Finest Brands in Multi-Sport Today!

Science, passion, extensive research and perseverance pioneers the toughest single day endurance race on the planet.

Like most sport, the equipment and nutrition have become as important as the physical fitness and mental aspect of the sport itself. Which includes extensive cutting edge research in sports science, nutrition, engineering, aerodynamic, wind tunnel testing, and body climate controlled clothing.


Athletic Accomplishments

- 21x IRONMAN Triathlete

- IRONMAN Global Triathlete Ambassador

- IRONMAN Foundation Volunteer

- K-Swiss IRONMAN Triathlete (Former)

- Zoot Sports Global Triathlete Ambassador

- Team Zoot Triathlete

- Infinit Performance Endurance Triathlete

- IRONMAN Certified Coach


As a competitive IRONMAN athlete I thrive on the discipline, dedication and all the vigorous training regimen that this sport provides. So too, does competing against the fittest athletes on the Global Stage.

I find this sport to be both humbling, gratifying, challenging, physical, mental and an absolute privilege. An experience I cherish each time I toe the start and finish line.

All aspects of this sport, both training and racing challenges my mind, body, spirit and has changed my life forever!

Carsten Rieger IRONMAN Certified CoachCarsten Rieger IRONMAN Triathlete World Champion Team Zoot 2021 Division 1

Training In Paradise

Every 140.6 miles IRONMAN race is unique, unpredictable that brings many challenging variables. No matter how much you've invested, trained it is totally unpredictable once the race gun goes off at the start of the race. From your overall health, heart, mind, stomach GI distress, mechanical, so too technical challenges ranging from wetsuit, clothing, socks, bike, running shoe, nutrition, weather temperatures, rain and wind.


Carsten Rieger IRONMAN Triathlete on tri bike

The mere act of completing an IRONMAN race is considered a major victory lap in this sport and a major accomplishment in the Global Athletic Community.


Brand Ambassador

Over the years my interaction with the brands listed below have helped me reach my goals and accomplishments. A huge, THANK YOU, to the countless companies that continue to motivate, inspire and help me to follow my dreams to compete against the finest, fittest and fastest endurance triathletes in the world.

K-swiss K-swiss
Argon 18 time-trial bikes Argon 18
Garmin GPS tracking Garmin
Ironman Foundation Volenteer IM Foundation
Aquasphere swim goggles Aqua Sphere
blue seventy triathlon swim wetsuits Blue Seventy
di2 automatic gear shifters Di2
rudy project time-trial racing hemlets Rudy Project
oakley sports sun glasses Oakley
team zoot Zoot Sports
team zoot Team Zoot
cyclops stationary trainers CycleOps
infinite custom athlete sports nutrtion Infinit Nutrition
profile design aero wheals and hydration systems Profile Design
garmin vestor 3 bike peddle power meter Vector 3

Why I Compete in Ultra Distance Multi-Sport

As a competitive IRONMAN athlete I thrive on the discipline, dedication and all the vigorous training regimen that this sport provides. So too, does competing against the fittest athletes on the Global Stage. I find this sport be both humbling, gratifying, challenging, physical, and mental and an absolute privilege. An experience I cherish each time I toe the start and finish line.

Carsten Rieger IRONMAN Triathlete with sunset on the beach

Carsten Rieger IRONMAN Triathlete in the Stake Park after a days trainig rise

This is a glimpse into my world of competing on the Global Stage as an internationally ranked 20x IRONMAN endurance triathlete.

News, Research, Articles & Race Reports

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Message Me

Carsten.Rieger.Triathlete@Gmail.com

If you have any questions or want to say hello, feel free to contact me!