James Lawrence

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Birthday
7, 1976
Birthplace
Utah
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
7, 1976 (age 42)
Birthplace
Utah

About

Prolific Ironman athlete and triathlete who goes by the nickname "The Iron Cowboy." He gained widespread renown during the summer of 2015 when he completed 50 Ironmans in all 50 US states in 50 consecutive days. He completed the challenge on July 25, 2015 in Utah.

Before Fame

He began his athletic career during his teen years as a wrestler. His first long distance race he competed in was the Salt Lake City Marathon at age 28.

Trivia

He set the Guinness World Record for most 140.6 mile Ironman endurance competitions completed in a year at 30 in 2012. In 2015, he created his own Iron Cowboy brand of fitness consultation and personal training.

Family Life

He and his wife Sunny have five children together.

Associated With

He and fellow triathlete Chris McCormack both rose to prominence through competing in the Ironman World Championships.