Tag: Ironman

The makings of a Coast Guard Ironman

Update: The results are in! Congratulations to Master Chief Petty Officer Michael Ferreira and Lt. Rachel Beckman on a successful finish at the Ironman World Championship. Ferreira completed the Ironman in 10:11:31 and Beckman finished in 10:46:3. The Coast Guard team came in 2nd place in the military category, behind Army. You can see the

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Guardians of the Week – LT Springer and AETCM Ferreira

Coast Guard 2009 Ironman Championship team members LT Laura Springer and AETCM Michael Ferreira (Photo courtesy of Kent Blankenship) For most of us, 140.6 miles is a long Sunday drive. To LT Laura Springer and AETCM Michael Ferreira it amounts to a grueling one-day competition with temperatures peaking at 105. On October 10 they swam,

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