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Kenneth Gasque enters the IRONMAN Hall of Fame

It was 4 times Finisher in Kona (1985, 1987, 1989 and 2005) to later create the IRONMAN Lanzarote in the year 1992

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 started in the triathlon world in the 80s, where he managed to be 4 times Finisher in Kona (1985, 1987, 1989 and 2005) to later create the IRONMAN Lanzarote in 1992, making it one of the iconic events in the world of triathlon worldwide.

All the participants of the IM Lanzarote know Gasque, since one of his hallmarks is to personally give the finishers the medal once they finish the test until the last classified will arrive.

Kenneth, came to Lanzarote from the 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 Hawaii Ironman, he organized, as the 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

1993 Dave Scott
1994 Julie Moss
1995 Scott Tinley
1996 Paula Newby-Fraser
1997 Mark Allen
1998 John and Judy Collins
1999 Valerie Silk
2000 Tom Warren
2001 Dr. Bob Laird
2002 Bob Babbitt
2003 Gordon Haller/ John MacLean/ Lyn Lemaire
2004 Greg Welch
2005 Jim MacLaren
2008 Team Hoyt - Rick and Dick Hoyt
2011 Mike Reilly
2012 Graham Fraser
2013 Peter Henning
2014 Georg Hochegger, Stefan Petschnig, Helge Lorenz
2015 Heather fuhr / Lori Bowden
2016 Peter Reid / Lew Friedland
2017 Chrissie Wellington
2018 Erin Baker / Scott Molina / Ken Baggs / Rocky campbell
2019 Michellie Jones / Tim DeBoom / Kenneth Gasque / Jan war

From Triathlon News we are happy about this news and we wish him the best in his new journey.


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