Marino Vanhoenacker

Sport/discipline: Ironman Triathlon

Hometown: Jabbeke, Belgium

Current residence: Jabbeke, Belgium

About Marino: He got into the sport of duathlon in 1995 and made the switch completely to triathlon in 2000. In 2001, Marino competed in his first Ironman-distance race before winning his first, Ironman Florida, in 2005. He now has nine Ironman victories. 

SRAM products used: SRAM RED group.

Zipp products used: 404, 303, 808, Super-9 disc, tubulars and clinchers.

Favorite SRAM product and why: I really like the whole RED group.

Favorite Zipp product and why: 808 front and Super-9 disc because I believe that is the fastest solution.

You’re stranded on a desert island and you have to choose one of each of the following:

One album? My own compilation/mix

One candy? Dracula teeth

Notable Race Results: Ironman-distance world record of 7:45:58  in Ironman Austria 2011.


Facebook: marino ‘bink’ vanhoenacker

Twitter: @binkmarino