Tim O'Donnell's biggest victories include the ITU Long Distance World Champion title in 2009,  Ironman Brazil (2013), Ironman Boulder (2017), and nine Ironman 70.3 wins.  He has finished 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, and 8th in the Hawaii Ironman World Championship. His top result in Kona came in 2019 with a personal-best sub-eight-hour effort that netted him second place after an injury-plagued season. It was also the fastest finish ever for an American at the Ironman World Championship. Tim currently lives in Boulder, Colorado with his wife Mirinda (Rinnie) Carfrae (Ironman World Champion 2010, 2013 and 2014) and daughter Izzy.

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United States
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Questions /

What are you happiest doing when you are not training/working

Playing with my daughter Izzy.

Name something special you take with you when you travel to a race.

My rice cooker.

If you were an animal, you would be…

A monkey. I have long arms and people say I look like Curious George!