He did it. Shannon Plummer is now an Iron Man. He finished the Lava Man Waikoloa Triathlon in 4:59:48 on Sunday, March 31. The 60-year-old Friday Harbor man was in Hawaii with his wife, Toni, and 23 relatives including his 70-year-old sister Lorna. This year was the fifth time she has competed in this triathlon. She challenged Plummer a year ago.
Shannon (right) with his sister Lorna and two nephews.
Participants swim 1,500 meters, bike 40 kilometers and run 10 kilometers.