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MWS Owner Nick Cowan enters Lanzarote Ironman May 2009
September 3, 2007

Modern World Owner Nick Cowan enters Lanzarote Ironman May 2009

The Ironman has been described as the toughest race known to man. A 3.8 km open sea swim, a 180 km bike ride followed by a marathon (42.2 km run) with a cut off time of 17 hours. Out of all of the Ironman competitions in the world, Lanzarote has been described as the hardest of them all. The 25 mph winds, the huge mountain climbs, the boiling heat all contribute to its reputation as the world's toughest course. To compete you have to be super fit. Nick is 17 stone, has a 42 inch waist, a 28% fat count and has smoked 20 a day for 25 years.