pinit fg en rect gray 20   Winning Finish for Kemper and Cave at Alcatraz

winning finish for kemper and cave at alcatraz 1 300x200   Winning Finish for Kemper and Cave at AlcatrazThe 30th Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon was won by Hunter Kemper (USA) and Leanda Cave (GB) in San Francisco. Approximately 1800 athletes were there to race but Kemper and Cave emerged as victors. For Kemper, this was his second time to win the historic event. He previously won in 2005.

Kemper showed off his superior running talent by taking over the lead at the men’s race during T-2. “I was aggressive early in the run. Bevan was able to stay with me for a mile but then I broke away.” With a time of 1:58:21, he held off Bevan Docherty of New Zealand who came in second two minutes later. Andy Potts, the defending champion, took third place from aspirant Chris McCormack.

Kemper embraced the cheers as he crossed the finish line. “You just can’t beat this race. Look at where you swim,” he points to the Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate,…

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