Marr wins third Tinman in a row
Tim Marr made it three straight yesterday in the Tinman Triathlon.
Marr, a 29-year-old professional triathlete from Kapahulu, won the 28th edition of the event in 1 hour, 45 minutes and 44 seconds.
Marion Summerer, 26, a pro off-road triathlon specialist, took top honors among the women in 1:58:33.
A total of 533 competitors finished the event - a 750-meter swim at Queen's Beach, a 40-km bike leg from Kapiolani Park to Hawaii Kai and back, and a 10-km run around Diamond Head.
Leahey and Yamanoha to call UH
Jim Leahey has come to terms with KHNL-KFVE to continue as play-by-play man for University of Hawaii football games this fall, and Russell Yamanoha will re-join Leahey as color analyst, KHNL-KFVE president John Fink said yesterday.
Yamanoha, the former sports director at KFVE, was the sideline reporter for UH games for five years before joining Leahey in the booth for the 2005 and 2006 seasons.
"It's great to be working with Jim again," Yamanoha said. "I've been watching him since I was a kid and I'm looking forward to working with him on the biggest sports event in town again."
Hula Girl out in front in Pacific Cup
After 282 miles of the San Francisco to Kaneohe Pacific Cup Yacht Race yesterday, Hula Girl has the overall lead while holding the Division E lead. The yacht based out of San Francisco is navigated by Paul Cayard and skippered by Daniel Cayard.
Sleeping Dragon, Saturday's leader, fell to second place, but maintained the lead in Division D.
In Doublehanded Division 1, Raindrop is the leader, while Moore Havoc leads the Doublehanded 2 division.
Gaviota leads Division A, Checkered Past leads Division B, Sweet Okole leads Division C, and in Division F, Velos is in the lead.