IRONMAN: SL’s Hanson races up USA ranks

By JOEY AGUIRRE

The first time Matt Hanson heard about the Ironman competitions he was being babysat by his grandmother and was sitting on a couch watching NBC.

Highlights of the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii came across the screen and Hanson turned to his grandmother and told her that one day he would be one of those athletes.

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