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In pictures: The Teesside Ironman

Ironman event swimming

Day Four: The other athletes continue with their Ironman challenges as Arthur sleeps

Arthur and Mary Puckrin

Day Three: Arthur and Mary after breakfast on Day 3 of the Quadruple Ironman, the second ultra triathlon so far

Mary Puckrin

Day Three: Mary marks down yet another length of Arthur's second Ironman, she's constantly at the pool side ready with snacks and drinks if he needs it

The Olympic Village accommodation. Each room is a dormitory with bunk beds but the athletes have been given a room between two or three to ensure they get enough rest.

Day Two: The Olympic Village accommodation. Each room is a dormitory with bunk beds but the athletes have been given a room between two or three to ensure they get enough rest.

Lucia works at the 24 hour restaurant on the race track site

Day Two: Lucia works at the 24 hour restaurant on the race track site

Arthur's wife Mary handing him their special bag as he speeds past

Day One: Arthur's wife Mary handing him their special bag as he speeds past

The leading athlete, Beat Knechtle from Switzerland, breaks his collar bone after crashing his bike into a  duck on the track

Day One: The leading athlete, Beat Knechtle from Switzerland, breaks his collar bone after crashing his bike into a duck on the track

Arthur and his wife Mary at the press conference in Monterrey, an introduction before the Ironman challenges start

Before the event: Arthur and his wife Mary at the press conference in Monterrey, an introduction before the Ironman challenges start

The feast before the event... as the competitors fill up on carbs

Before the event: The feast before the event... as the competitors fill up on carbs

The Olympic swimming pool that Arthur will be doing the swim part of his challenge in

Before the event: The Olympic swimming pool that Arthur will be doing the swim part of his challenge in




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