The founder of Club La Santa IRONMAN Lanzarote , Kenneth Gasque, has been enrolled in the Hall of Fame of the IRONMAN franchise as one of the most important characters in the history of triathlon
The Danish began in the world of triathlon in the 80 years, where he managed to be 4 times Finisher in Kona (1985, 1987, 1989 and 2005) to later create the IRONMAN Lanzarote in the year 1992 making it one of the iconic tests of the world of Triathlon worldwide.
All the IM Lanzarote participants know Gasque, since one of their hallmarks is to hand the finisher personally the medal once they finish the test until the last classified will arrive.
Kenneth, arrived at Lanzarote from the hand of Club La Santa, moving to the island in 1983, two years before participating in his first Ironman of Hawaii, in 1985. The same year in which he participated in his first Hawaiian Ironman, he organized, already as sports director of Club La Santa, the first international triathlon on Spanish soil, the Volcano triathlon.
At present, Kennet is the honorary director of the test so he is still linked in some way to the test in which he has been
IRONMAN Hall of Fame
|1998||John and Judy Collins|
|2001||Dr. Bob Laird|
|2003||Gordon Haller/ John MacLean/ Lyn Lemaire|
|2008||Team Hoyt - Rick and Dick Hoyt|
|2014||Georg Hochegger, Stefan Petschnig, Helge Lorenz|
|2015||Heather fuhr / Lori Bowden|
|2016||Peter Reid / Lew Friedland|
|2018||Erin Baker / Scott Molina / Ken Baggs / Rocky campbell|
|2019||Michellie Jones / Tim DeBoom / Kenneth Gasque / Jan war|
From Triathlon News we are glad of this news and we wish him the best in his new career.