Lokelani McMichael Triathlete

Posted on 04. Sep, 2011 by in You Go Girl

If you have a goal, go for it! If your goal seems daunting, check out what Lokelani did at 18 years of age.  Inspiration to all young women!

Lokelani McMichael is an American triathlete, surfer and model. In October 1995, she became the youngest female to finish the Hawaii Ironman. McMichael has been featured in GQ, Shape, Triathlete, Runner’s World, Men’s Health and several other magazines.

Her parents have run a popular surf shop in Kailua-Kona (home of the Ironman) and provided water safety for the swim portion for many years.

Lokelani McMichael, whose real name is Lokelaniku’uleimakamae, entered her first Ironman triathlon in 1995. She was 18 years old, and she beat out about 48,000 people to become eligible for one of the 2,000 or so spots in the 140.6-mile triathlon. The achievement also put her into the Guinness Book of World Records as the youngest woman ever to finish the Ironman.

RockIt Mom says “YOU GO,GIRL!”

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