The four-time IRONMAN world champion, Daniela Ryf, He recently announced some races that he will add to his IRONMAN 2019 schedule, including stops in North America to start the year.
Ryf will travel to the United States to train and compete in the Oceanside IRONMAN 70.3 of 2019 on Saturday 6 in April, as well as in the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN North American Championship of 2019 on Saturday 27 in April.
It will be the first time that the Swiss participates in IRONMAN tests in US territory other than the IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships.
"I always wanted to participate in these two races"Said Ryf, four-time IRONMAN world champion. "In addition to a good test first, it's a good time to compete against my fans in the United States ".
The native of Switzerland, from 31 years, began her career in triathlon at 1998 and became a professional at 2007. In his relatively short career, Ryf has accumulated an impressive résumé by winning the last four IRONMAN World Championships (2015-2018).
Last year, Ryf added the fourth IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship (2014, 2015, 2017, 2018) to his record and is currently the only professional triathlete in history to win four IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships. In addition, Ryf represented his country of origin, Switzerland, at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympic Games.