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Dave Orlowski – Original Ironman Talks Racing & Spectating

The TriWives had the distinct pleasure to chat with Dave Orlowski, one of the original 1978 Ironman, who finished 3rd by the way.  Over the years, Dave has taken on the role of both racer and spectator, so he was able to offer a unique perspective for this interview.  Dave actually did not do another Ironman until 2008 for the 30th anniversary in Kona.  Since…

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Original Ironman Dave Orlowski

Do you know Dave Orlowski?   If not you should!!!  He is one of the Original Ironman, who finished 3rd in the 1978 event and is still racing.  Today, however, he is a spectator at Ironman Wisconsin.  He had this great recommendation for us:  “Cheer and yell loud for the athletes coming out of the swim.  I used to clap, but after 17 hours my hands…

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