35 years old
Dane Rasmus Henning has been one of the top male triathletes in the world for over 10 years.
After 8 years of Olympic Distance racing with numerous big results to his name, the two time Olympian swiched back to iron distance racing in 2009 and immediately became a succes. He won Ironman China in April with a 30 minute margin and qualified for Ironman Hawaii. In August 2009 he became European Long Distance Champion and thus being the first male to have won both short and long course European Championships. Rasmus managed a fifth place finish in his debut in Kona despite a broken hand suffered 17 days before the race. In 2010 he won the popular Challenge Roth iron distance race in July recording the 5th fastest time ever in 7:52:36. He ran an amazing 2:39 marathon in the process. His 2010 Hawaii His goal for 2011 is the same as 2010: To become Ironman World Champion in Hawaii this October.