From bar bet to fitness craze for weekend warriors: a genealogical analysis of the Ironman® triathlon

@article{Bridel2015FromBB,
  title={From bar bet to fitness craze for weekend warriors: a genealogical analysis of the Ironman{\textregistered} triathlon},
  author={W. Bridel},
  journal={Leisure/Loisir},
  year={2015},
  volume={39},
  pages={105 - 81}
}
  • W. Bridel
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • Leisure/Loisir
Abstract The inaugural Ironman® triathlon was held in Hawaii in 1978. From the initial event with 14 participants, Ironman® triathlons are now hugely popular, global sporting events in which both elite and non-elite triathletes participate. Following Foucault’s genealogical approach, in this paper, I consider what combination of material and discursive factors or conditions may account for the creation of the Ironman® and its growth over the last 35 years. Based on the analysis of qualitative… Expand
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