There are no upsets for Chrissie Wellington. After winning the 2007 Ironman World Championship, less than a year after turning pro, experts called her win one of the biggest shocks in sports history. The only person not shocked was Wellington. For years she has conditioned her body, preparing it for one of the most daunting athletic events in the world. The amazing Brit continued her world dominance in 2008 by winning her second straight Ironman with an impressive time of 9:06:23. Her awe-inspiring performances in Hawaii are a testament to her commitment to push her body’s limits. Biggest upset? Wellington doesn’t think so.

Chrissie Wellington