‘Tune in for this super announcement’: Criticism of Ironman keeps growing

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Immediately following their ‘super announcement‘ about Kona yesterday, Ironman received strong criticism from athletes all around the world who had expected to hear big news about a new venue, a different date or something “really spectacular.” In response, the disappointment, indignation and, in some cases, even anger among athletes has been huge.

At a time when Ironman is already struggling, athletes are feeling left out in the cold by what many see as the company’s terrible refund policy and angry reactions continue to pour in. Here are a few of those: