Dane Ballou, a 2012 Klahowya grad, is the youngest person competing in Saturday’s Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii.
Ballou turned 19 on Sept. 21.
The 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26.2-mile marathon brings together the best triathletes in the world.
Ballou qualified by placing second in the 18-24 year-old division of the Ironman Coeur d’Alene in June.
Ironman.com caught up with Ballou in Kona this week. Here’s a Q&A that was posted Friday.