The Ironman competitions are known as one of the most strenuous and rewarding events for an athlete to complete. A local Portlander broke the mold on Ironman standard competitors: unlike the vast majorities of participants, she’s a woman! Shirlee Denmead participated in the Ironman competition in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho last summer. She’s a young, tough athlete who doubles as a personal trainer at Fulcram Fitness and has a deep love for fitness. Her personal fitness is extremely important to her and she takes her training very seriously. In this segment she discusses her training regime and what it took to get her to the Ironman level!