This Maine woman is an "Ironman"

BG's ME: Angela Bancroft, Ironman

PARIS HILL, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Angela Bancroft of Paris Hill is Maine's top triathlete. An outstanding swimmer and runner at Cape Elizabeth, she specialized in swimming at the University of Vermont.

After marrying and having three boys, she decided to up the ante and entered her first triathlon. Three years later, she entered her first Ironman. Ironman Triathlons include a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike and 26.2-mile run.

Four times, she has qualified for the World Championship — the famous "Ironman" in Kona, Hawaii.

She set a personal best by finishing ninth in her age group.  She was fifth in the swim, 26th after the bike and ran the third-fastest marathon of the day.

Angela runs a personal training service for triathletes known as TriMoxie.

Copyright 2016 WCSH


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