Iron in the soul
After a hit-and-run accident that left Elaine Byrne’s body broken, she worked her way back to health and went on to become a triathlete
‘The zip is from the top down.” Okay, yeah, no problem. He’s the third guy to get me to lock him into his wetsuit.
I’m smearing myself in Vaseline to prevent my wetsuit chaffing at the neck. This, my first ironman event, creates instant intimacies with strangers. The costume changes in the open air mean inevitable nakedness. You get over that pretty quickly. The real intimacy is exposing the fight against yourself in public;...
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