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Dede Griesbauer

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370
World Rank
81
National
354
Swim
324
Bike
372
Run
United States
Weight
-
Height
1.75m
Age
53
Born
1970
Swim
Deboer
Bike
Trek
 
Biography More

Dede Griesbauer

As the oldest actively-racing professional triathlete on the planet, Dede Griesbauer says age is her greatest rival. And she is now driven by the curiosity of what somebody in their 50s can do racing people half their age.

Not surprisingly, Dede has quite a story to tell after almost two decades on the circuit. It all started back in 1996 when she got hooked watching IRONMAN on TV. By 1997 she was on the start line at IRONMAN Vineman, but it looked like “one and done” as she pursued a career in finance until 2002.

The urge to “try just one more” remained strong though, and after finishing as top amateur at IRONMAN Florida the rest is very much history. It’s been quite a ride.

Three times an IRONMAN winner and also a victor at middle distance, Dede is still taking on Old Father Time and beating him convincingly, winning Ultraman Florida 2020 in a world-record time to prove the point.

Another memorable moment in her career was becoming the 2016 12-hour Time Trial World Champion, setting a course record and beating all the men in the process. She showed her ability to overcome pain meanwhile by competing in Hawaii in 2004 with a torn Achilles.

Now also part of the IRONMAN Now commentary team, Dede continues to be a terrific ambassador for the sport on and off the course.

A lover of 80s pop and “anything unhealthy that goes with french fries”, she lives in Boulder with her husband Dave and their dogs (family is the thing she cannot do without).

Dede, who has a love-hate relationship with each of the three disciplines, trains with a host of fellow triathletes including Mirinda Carfrae, Tim O’Donnell, Joe Gambles, Justin Metzler and Julie Dibens.

Griesbauer, who prides herself on always acting with integrity, has one simple wish when it comes to her legacy.

“I won't be remembered for being the best athlete. I won't be remembered for being especially talented.

“But I hope people will think of me as hard working, honest, a good training partner and a good person and friend.”

Current PTO World Ranking Points
370
Ironman Australia 2024
Bonus +5%
38.41
Ironman Mont Tremblant 2023
0.00
Ironman 70.3 Campeche 2024
0.00
Sum / 3
12.80
Ranking History
#1#95#189#283200720082009201020132014201520162017201820192020202120222023*20242007Overall53.95 pts#16Swim90.88 pts#4Bike70.47 pts#17Run36.16 pts#482008Overall64.55 pts#11Swim84.47 pts#8Bike67.94 pts#21Run43.27 pts#402009Overall66.10 pts#14Swim81.01 pts#10Bike78.21 pts#12Run44.98 pts#432010Overall56.24 pts#28Swim84.28 pts#5Bike81.23 pts#13Run40.52 pts#622013Overall29.32 pts#98Swim80.40 pts#20Bike79.41 pts#38Run6.97 pts#2062014Overall52.81 pts#90Swim81.65 pts#35Bike80.59 pts#58Run37.01 pts#1752015Overall62.49 pts#81Swim78.82 pts#52Bike79.74 pts#64Run48.28 pts#1662016Overall60.07 pts#92Swim78.82 pts#55Bike79.74 pts#72Run43.10 pts#2052017Overall58.35 pts#104Swim89.14 pts#25Bike88.41 pts#39Run22.24 pts#3312018Overall55.54 pts#121Swim89.14 pts#23Bike94.24 pts#30Run20.14 pts#3262019Overall53.16 pts#126Swim79.27 pts#45Bike93.35 pts#40Run18.37 pts#3022020Overall53.16 pts#104Swim68.35 pts#69Bike90.87 pts#33Run18.37 pts#2532021Overall47.54 pts#94Swim81.76 pts#50Bike92.62 pts#17Run9.09 pts#2542022Overall29.17 pts#159Swim74.70 pts#102Bike81.10 pts#44Run14.83 pts#2792023Overall16.97 pts#310Swim22.66 pts#280Bike28.60 pts#254Run12.32 pts#3432024Overall12.80 pts#370Swim15.84 pts#354Bike18.71 pts#324Run12.60 pts#372

* New PTO World Ranking System implemented.

Results

60 Races5
1
5
2
6
3

2024

Points: NaN
Date#TierRaceSwimBikeRunOverallSOFPts
05 May
6
SilverIronman Australia57:245:07:364:01:0810:12:39
36.58
51.61
36.58
Swim57:24
Bike5:07:36
Run4:01:08
17 Mar
DNF
BronzeIronman 70.3 Campeche27:09--:----:----:--
0
47.35
-
Swim27:09
Bike--:--
Run--:--

2023

Points: NaN
Date#TierRaceSwimBikeRunOverallSOFPts
20 Aug
DNF
SilverIronman Mont Tremblant56:284:57:47--:----:--
0
64.81
-
Swim56:28
Bike4:57:47
Run--:--
22 Apr
13
GoldIronman Texas59:584:37:283:55:079:40:16
48.49
76.98
48.49
Swim59:58
Bike4:37:28
Run3:55:07

2022

Points: NaN
Date#TierRaceSwimBikeRunOverallSOFPts
25 Sep
4
SilverIronman 70.3 Augusta23:562:17:051:32:204:17:49
58.67
54.1
58.67
Swim23:56
Bike2:17:05
Run1:32:20
24 Jul
8
SilverIronman Lake Placid58:084:58:263:50:009:53:11
42.34
53.12
42.34
Swim58:08
Bike4:58:26
Run3:50:00
23 Apr
DNF
SilverIronman Texas59:414:50:34--:----:--
58.96
-
Swim59:41
Bike4:50:34
Run--:--
11 Mar
DNF
SilverClash Miami--:----:----:----:--
59.42
-
Swim--:--
Bike--:--
Run--:--

2021

Points: NaN
Date#RaceSwimBikeRunOverallAITPts
21 Nov
10
Ironman Cozumel44:094:30:213:46:039:05:41
37.3629
08:18:49
37.36
Swim44:09
Bike4:30:21
Run3:46:03
02 Oct
DNF
Ironman 70.3 Memphis--:----:----:----:--
04:07:00
-
Swim--:--
Bike--:--
Run--:--
25 Jul
5
Ironman Lake Placid56:145:08:163:36:579:50:02
50.9108
09:09:34
50.91
Swim56:14
Bike5:08:16
Run3:36:57
05 Jun
1
DeuceMan Long Course29:262:25:171:49:224:47:58
37.591
04:23:19
37.59
Swim29:26
Bike2:25:17
Run1:49:22
11 Apr
10
Ironman 70.3 Texas27:502:17:271:35:544:24:49
54.1235
04:07:46
54.12
Swim27:50
Bike2:17:27
Run1:35:54

2019

Points: NaN
Date#RaceSwimBikeRunOverallAITPts
28 Jul
4
Ironman Canada54:115:01:283:46:049:46:32
50.5306
09:06:01
50.53
Swim54:11
Bike5:01:28
Run3:46:04
30 Jun
3
Ironman 70.3 Steelhead27:272:17:501:33:064:22:40
56.2768
04:06:30
56.28
Swim27:27
Bike2:17:50
Run1:33:06
25 May
DNF
Ironman Lanzarote--:----:----:----:--
09:41:51
-
Swim--:--
Bike--:--
Run--:--
07 Apr
11
Ironman 70.3 Texas27:422:10:001:34:224:14:56
52.6677
03:58:02
52.67
Swim27:42
Bike2:10:00
Run1:34:22

2018

Points: NaN
Date#RaceSwimBikeRunOverallAITPts
02 Dec
7
Ironman Mar del Plata22:084:55:403:33:468:56:52
48.0899
08:18:05
48.09
Swim22:08
Bike4:55:40
Run3:33:46
18 Aug
DNF
Ironman Sweden--:----:----:----:--
08:48:48
-
Swim--:--
Bike--:--
Run--:--
10 Jun
3
Ironman Boulder54:344:44:213:51:259:36:55
49.2202
08:56:05
49.22
Swim54:34
Bike4:44:21
Run3:51:25
11 Mar
3
Ironman 70.3 Bariloche25:382:37:311:39:354:45:49
48.8049
04:25:26
48.80
Swim25:38
Bike2:37:31
Run1:39:35

2017

Points: NaN
Date#RaceSwimBikeRunOverallAITPts
03 Dec
4
Ironman Mar del Plata53:084:52:473:33:089:24:54
62.9607
08:55:10
62.96
Swim53:08
Bike4:52:47
Run3:33:08
15 Oct
DNF
Ironman Louisville--:----:----:----:--
08:51:27
-
Swim--:--
Bike--:--
Run--:--
18 Jun
3
Ironman 70.3 Costa Rica27:072:12:081:42:274:25:20
43.2933
04:04:32
43.29
Swim27:07
Bike2:12:08
Run1:42:27
11 Jun
3
Ironman 70.3 Eagleman26:322:20:501:35:224:28:26
54.453
04:11:16
54.45
Swim26:32
Bike2:20:50
Run1:35:22

2016

Points: NaN
Date#RaceSwimBikeRunOverallAITPts
10 Apr
10
Ironman South Africa58:165:13:113:43:1410:01:19
24.9185
09:00:27
24.92
Swim58:16
Bike5:13:11
Run3:43:14
06 Mar
2
Ironman 70.3 Buenos Aires25:472:49:321:29:484:20:52
57.6454
04:05:17
57.65
Swim25:47
Bike2:49:32
Run1:29:48
31 Jan
10
Ironman 70.3 Panama24:082:17:181:36:324:22:56
36.4991
04:00:04
36.50
Swim24:08
Bike2:17:18
Run1:36:32

2015

Points: NaN
Date#RaceSwimBikeRunOverallAITPts
29 Nov
DNF
Ironman Cozumel--:----:----:----:--
09:01:30
-
Swim--:--
Bike--:--
Run--:--
10 Oct
22
Ironman Hawaii56:395:11:083:56:3410:09:49
35.5155
09:16:02
35.52
Swim56:39
Bike5:11:08
Run3:56:34
09 Aug
3
Ironman 70.3 Ecuador26:242:22:401:36:254:29:31
40.6958
04:07:30
40.70
Swim26:24
Bike2:22:40
Run1:36:25
28 Jun
DNF
Ironman Coeur d'Alene--:----:----:----:--
09:17:23
-
Swim--:--
Bike--:--
Run--:--
12 Apr
1
Ironman Taiwan51:105:05:193:17:169:20:23
68.6958
08:55:15
68.70
Swim51:10
Bike5:05:19
Run3:17:16
15 Mar
2
Ironman 70.3 Puerto Rico26:332:22:271:34:344:28:50
53.8645
04:11:26
53.86
Swim26:33
Bike2:22:27
Run1:34:34

2014

Points: NaN
Date#RaceSwimBikeRunOverallAITPts
07 Dec
DNF
Ironman Western Australia--:----:----:----:--
08:47:42
-
Swim--:--
Bike--:--
Run--:--
02 Nov
1
Ironman 70.3 Taiwan29:592:24:341:35:364:34:49
47.2042
04:14:39
47.20
Swim29:59
Bike2:24:34
Run1:35:36
27 Sep
2
Ironman Mallorca50:105:11:153:19:409:27:09
64.9003
08:58:47
64.90
Swim50:10
Bike5:11:15
Run3:19:40
17 Aug
5
Ironman 70.3 Timberman25:042:28:191:35:524:31:57
38.5055
04:08:59
38.51
Swim25:04
Bike2:28:19
Run1:35:52

2013

Points: NaN
Date#RaceSwimBikeRunOverallAITPts
02 Nov
9
Ironman Florida56:064:41:103:27:599:11:26
46.3331
08:30:21
46.33
Swim56:06
Bike4:41:10
Run3:27:59
22 Sep
7
Ironman Lake Tahoe55:125:55:013:40:4810:39:28
13.5112
09:26:02
13.51
Swim55:12
Bike5:55:01
Run3:40:48
28 Jul
6
Ironman Lake Placid52:165:23:023:42:4610:04:07
28.1152
09:05:19
28.12
Swim52:16
Bike5:23:02
Run3:42:46
14 Apr
15
Ironman South Africa52:535:05:345:37:2211:40:39
0
08:57:34
-
Swim52:53
Bike5:05:34
Run5:37:22

2012

Points: NaN
Date#RaceSwimBikeRunOverallAITPts
09 Sep
21
Ironman 70.3 World Championship26:282:48:371:42:455:03:20
0
-
-
Swim26:28
Bike2:48:37
Run1:42:45
11 Aug
16
Ironman New York40:295:27:204:54:0111:07:46
0
08:55:24
-
Swim40:29
Bike5:27:20
Run4:54:01

2011

Points: NaN
Date#RaceSwimBikeRunOverallAITPts
21 May
15
Ironman Texas53:244:58:184:31:0610:28:23
0
08:52:13
-
Swim53:24
Bike4:58:18
Run4:31:06

2010

Points: NaN
Date#RaceSwimBikeRunOverallAITPts
28 Nov
DNF
Ironman Cozumel--:----:----:----:--
08:52:53
-
Swim--:--
Bike--:--
Run--:--
09 Oct
37
Ironman Hawaii55:525:06:524:31:5710:40:14
0
09:06:25
-
Swim55:52
Bike5:06:52
Run4:31:57
30 May
2
Ironman Brasil45:485:04:023:36:179:26:08
37.1134
08:37:20
37.11
Swim45:48
Bike5:04:02
Run3:36:17

2009

Points: NaN
Date#RaceSwimBikeRunOverallAITPts
10 Oct
9
Ironman Hawaii55:055:10:223:30:539:40:59
68.2225
09:14:33
68.22
Swim55:05
Bike5:10:22
Run3:30:53
31 May
1
Ironman Brasil51:324:59:233:17:049:10:15
63.3819
08:41:36
63.38
Swim51:32
Bike4:59:23
Run3:17:04

2008

Points: NaN
Date#RaceSwimBikeRunOverallAITPts
08 Nov
17
Ironman 70.3 World Championship25:362:24:231:32:254:26:54
0
-
-
Swim25:36
Bike2:24:23
Run1:32:25
11 Oct
10
Ironman Hawaii54:525:20:523:19:179:39:53
66.6838
09:12:17
66.68
Swim54:52
Bike5:20:52
Run3:19:17
13 Jul
10
Ironman Austria49:035:13:443:40:499:49:16
4.9958
08:35:46
5.00
Swim49:03
Bike5:13:44
Run3:40:49

2007

Points: NaN
Date#RaceSwimBikeRunOverallAITPts
13 Oct
7
Ironman Hawaii53:275:13:063:22:039:33:34
70.2525
09:09:04
70.25
Swim53:27
Bike5:13:06
Run3:22:03
27 May
2
Ironman Brasil51:135:07:203:19:449:18:17
56.6987
08:44:14
56.70
Swim51:13
Bike5:07:20
Run3:19:44

2006

Points: NaN
Date#RaceSwimBikeRunOverallAITPts
11 Nov
14
Ironman 70.3 World Championship26:232:28:421:33:234:33:07
0
-
-
Swim26:23
Bike2:28:42
Run1:33:23
21 Oct
32
Ironman Hawaii54:315:09:554:04:1610:14:22
25.8411
09:12:52
25.84
Swim54:31
Bike5:09:55
Run4:04:16
16 Aug
1
Ironman UK (Sherbourne)45:345:19:033:26:529:37:41
34.9125
08:46:18
34.91
Swim45:34
Bike5:19:03
Run3:26:52

2005

Points: NaN
Date#RaceSwimBikeRunOverallAITPts
15 Oct
17
Ironman Hawaii52:365:06:153:50:489:54:34
44.382
09:08:47
44.38
Swim52:36
Bike5:06:15
Run3:50:48
24 Jul
8
Ironman Lake Placid51:095:44:453:38:5310:20:44
7.98627
09:05:27
7.99
Swim51:09
Bike5:44:45
Run3:38:53

Ranking per Season

Overall

Year
Points
Pos
2024
12
370
2023
16
310
2022
29
159
2021
47
94
2020
53
104
2019
53
126
2018
55
121
2017
58
104
2016
60
92
2015
62
81
2014
52
90
2013
29
98
2010
56
28
2009
66
14
2008
64
11
2007
53
16

Swim

Year
Points
Pos
2024
15
354
2023
22
280
2022
74
102
2021
81
50
2020
68
69
2019
79
45
2018
89
23
2017
89
25
2016
78
55
2015
78
52
2014
81
35
2013
80
20
2010
84
5
2009
81
10
2008
84
8
2007
90
4

Bike

Year
Points
Pos
2024
18
324
2023
28
254
2022
81
44
2021
92
17
2020
90
33
2019
93
40
2018
94
30
2017
88
39
2016
79
72
2015
79
64
2014
80
58
2013
79
38
2010
81
13
2009
78
12
2008
67
21
2007
70
17

Run

Year
Points
Pos
2024
12
372
2023
12
343
2022
14
279
2021
9
254
2020
18
253
2019
18
302
2018
20
326
2017
22
331
2016
43
205
2015
48
166
2014
37
175
2013
6
206
2010
40
62
2009
44
43
2008
43
40
2007
36
48
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