My name is Ben Hoffman and I am a professional triathlete. Originally from Grand Junction, Colorado, I was first exposed to the sport at the University of Montana in Missoula and quickly rose to the top of the ranks at the collegiate level. Since then I have moved on to train in Boulder, Colorado, and Tucson, Arizona, two of the fitness meccas of the U.S. Since turning professional in 2007, I have earned Ironman, Half-Ironman, and National Champion victories. Follow me on my journey to the top of long-distance triathlon.

7x
IRONMAN CHAMPION
4th place
Ironman World Championships 2016 and 2019
2nd place
Ironman World Championships 2014
0x
Ironman 70.3 Champion

the dream team

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CAREER RESULTS AND SCHEDULE

2019 Season Results

Ironman 70.3 Campeche:  March 17th
3rd  3:52:48
Ironman South Africa: April 7th
1st  7:34:19 *shortened swim
Challenge Cancun: April 28th
3rd  3:51:34 
Ironman 70.3 St. George: May 4th
6th  3:52:36
Ironman 70.3 Eagleman: June 9th

5th 3:22:39
Ironman World Championships: October 12th
4th 8:02:52
Ironman Florida: November 2nd
2nd 7:48:29 - Fastest American Ironman time and fastest Ironman marathon ever recorded at 2:36:09

2017 Season Results

10/14/17 Ironman World Championships 9th 8:19:26 9/10/17 Ironman 70.3 Santa Cruz 2nd 3:33:58 8/5/2017 Ironman 70.3 Boulder 3rd 3:44:17 7/15/17 Xterra Beaver Creek 5th 2:17:13 5/6/17 Ironman 70.3 St. George 12th 3:59:14 4/21/17 Rocky Point Triathlon 1st 1:55:11 4/2/17 Ironman South Africa 1st 7:58:40 3/12/17 Ironman 70.3 Buenos Aires  6th 3:48:39

2016 Season Results 

Island House Triathlon - 2 Days only Xterra World Championships
7th  3:01:40 Ironman World Championships
4th 8:13:00 Ironman 70.3 Santa Cruz
3rd 3:53:18 Xterra Beaver Creek
4th 2:13:30 Ironman 70.3 Vineman 
6th  3:53:18 Ironman 70.3 Coeur d'Alene 
4th 4:01:24 Ironman 70.3 St. George 
12th 4:01:05 Ironman African Championships
1st  8:12:37 Ironman 70.3 Monterrey 
5th  3:46:27 Ironman 70.3 Buenos Aires 
2nd  3:45:39

2019 Schedule

  • Ironman 70.3 Campeche - March 17, 2019

  • Ironman South Africa - April 7, 2019

  • Challenge Cancun - April 28, 2019

  • Ironman 70.3 St. George - May 4, 2019

  • Ironman 70.3 Eagleman - June 2, 2019

  • Baby Josephine was born! Sept 9, 2019

  • Ironman World Championships - October 12, 2019

  • Ironman Florida - November 2nd, 2019

VIDEO GALLERY

Road to Kona Series 2016

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SOCIAL MEDIA

The Support

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Kelsey

Manager and partner


Well, she is my wife, yes. She is also my manager, chef, web designer, social media maven, a shoulder and an ear, water bottle cleaner, bed maker, chamois launderer, biggest fan and sheet stealer. We are a team, 24/7. Email her for her favorite recipes or to see how you can be a part of our team.




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Ryan Bolton

Coach - B.E.S.T


Ryan has been a critical addition to my growth as an athlete. My fitness and confidence continue to build under his guidance. Ryan, along with his team at Bolton Endurance Sports Training, coach all levels of athletic abilities and time investments.


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My Family

The Hoffmans


My family has been the biggest supporter of my dreams...since day one. I truly won the family jackpot. Thank you Mom, Dad, Lilly, Kana, Chesley and Mae!