It would not be an overstatement to say that triathlon is not for the faint-hearted. Being one of the most toughest sport''s disciplines, it is a mint of iron men and women. The most prestigious race – the Ironman World Championships held in Hawaii since 1978 – is an outstanding demonstration of the athlete''s willpower, strength, nerves and persistence. Each year the public fascination of these iron- made competitors grows, as one wonders how a human body can endure so much physical and psychological pressure. This book takes you right into the world of triathlon, its main events and the outstanding men and women who seem to have forgotten the meaning of the term "limit", focusing on challenging themselves in the hardest of competitions.