Don't miss the dramatic coverage of Ironman China, presented by K-Swiss, which begins appearing on ESPN International and it's networks beginning July 18th and will run through September 4th. Check local listings for the times in your area. The show will also appear on Universal Sports - date and time to be announced.
On a day that saw temperatures rise to 45 degrees Celsius (113 Fahrenheit), survival became the mantra for the athletes in both the Ironman and Ironman 70.3 races in Haikou, Hainan, China.
Two-time Danish Olympian Rasmus Henning and Australia's Charlotte Paul would eventually win the Ironman race, but their journey to the podium was anything but easy. There will also be a quick recap of the Ironman 70.3 event, which was won by Aussies Chris McCormack and Amanda Balding.