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Dede Griesbauer
United States
World Rank
159
Height
1.75m
Age
52
DOB
09/22/70
Swim: DeboerBike: Trek
80%Swim87%Bike56%Run62%Overall
Athletes are measured as a percentage (for each discipline and overall) based on a relative comparison to the #1 ranked athlete who's rated at 100%.
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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
159
2022 Ironman 70.3 Augusta
45.35
2022 Ironman Lake Placid
Best 2022 FD +10%
42.15
Sum / 3
29.17
Ranking History
#1#84#167#250#333200720082009201020132014201520162017201820192020202120222007Overall161.86 pts#16Swim181.76 pts#4Bike140.94 pts#17Run72.32 pts#482008Overall193.63 pts#11Swim168.94 pts#8Bike135.89 pts#21Run86.53 pts#402009Overall198.29 pts#14Swim162.03 pts#10Bike156.41 pts#12Run89.97 pts#432010Overall168.72 pts#28Swim168.55 pts#5Bike162.46 pts#13Run81.04 pts#622013Overall87.96 pts#98Swim160.79 pts#20Bike158.82 pts#38Run13.94 pts#2062014Overall158.44 pts#90Swim163.31 pts#35Bike161.17 pts#58Run74.03 pts#1752015Overall187.46 pts#81Swim157.63 pts#52Bike159.47 pts#64Run96.55 pts#1662016Overall180.21 pts#92Swim157.63 pts#55Bike159.47 pts#72Run86.21 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#3022020Overall159.47 pts#104Swim136.70 pts#69Bike181.74 pts#33Run36.74 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#279
Rivals
wins / races
Results
56 Races5
1
5
2
6
3
2022
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
25 Sep
4
Ironman 70.3 Augusta
23:56
2:17:05
1:32:20
4:17:49
45.3498
03:58:1745.35
24 Jul
8
Ironman Lake Placid
58:08
4:58:26
3:50:00
9:53:11
38.3205
09:02:5738.32
23 Apr
DNF
Ironman Texas
59:41
4:50:34
--:--
--:--
08:52:21-
11 Mar
DNF
Clash Miami
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
02:59:09-
2021
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
21 Nov
10
Ironman Cozumel
44:09
4:30:21
3:46:03
9:05:41
37.3629
08:18:4937.36
2 Oct
DNF
Ironman 70.3 Memphis
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
04:07:00-
25 Jul
5
Ironman Lake Placid
56:14
5:08:16
3:36:57
9:50:02
50.9108
09:09:3450.91
5 Jun
1
DeuceMan Long Course
29:26
2:25:17
1:49:22
4:47:58
37.591
04:23:1937.59
11 Apr
10
Ironman 70.3 Texas
27:50
2:17:27
1:35:54
4:24:49
54.1235
04:07:4654.12
2019
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
28 Jul
4
Ironman Canada
54:11
5:01:28
3:46:04
9:46:32
50.5306
09:06:0150.53
30 Jun
3
Ironman 70.3 Steelhead
27:27
2:17:50
1:33:06
4:22:40
56.2768
04:06:3056.28
25 May
DNF
Ironman Lanzarote
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--:--
--:--
--:--
09:41:51-
7 Apr
11
Ironman 70.3 Texas
27:42
2:10:00
1:34:22
4:14:56
52.6677
03:58:0252.67
2018
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
2 Dec
7
Ironman Mar del Plata
22:08
4:55:40
3:33:46
8:56:52
48.0899
08:18:0548.09
18 Aug
DNF
Ironman Sweden
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
08:48:48-
10 Jun
3
Ironman Boulder
54:34
4:44:21
3:51:25
9:36:55
49.2202
08:56:0549.22
11 Mar
3
Ironman 70.3 Bariloche
25:38
2:37:31
1:39:35
4:45:49
48.8049
04:25:2648.80
2017
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
3 Dec
4
Ironman Mar del Plata
53:08
4:52:47
3:33:08
9:24:54
62.9607
08:55:1062.96
15 Oct
DNF
Ironman Louisville
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
08:51:27-
18 Jun
3
Ironman 70.3 Costa Rica
27:07
2:12:08
1:42:27
4:25:20
43.2933
04:04:3243.29
11 Jun
3
Ironman 70.3 Eagleman
26:32
2:20:50
1:35:22
4:28:26
54.453
04:11:1654.45
2016
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
10 Apr
10
Ironman South Africa
58:16
5:13:11
3:43:14
10:01:19
24.9185
09:00:2724.92
6 Mar
2
Ironman 70.3 Buenos Aires
25:47
2:49:32
1:29:48
4:20:52
57.6454
04:05:1757.65
31 Jan
10
Ironman 70.3 Panama
24:08
2:17:18
1:36:32
4:22:56
36.4991
04:00:0436.50
2015
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
29 Nov
DNF
Ironman Cozumel
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
09:01:30-
10 Oct
22
Ironman Hawaii
56:39
5:11:08
3:56:34
10:09:49
35.5155
09:16:0235.52
9 Aug
3
Ironman 70.3 Ecuador
26:24
2:22:40
1:36:25
4:29:31
40.6958
04:07:3040.70
28 Jun
DNF
Ironman Coeur d'Alene
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
09:17:23-
12 Apr
1
Ironman Taiwan
51:10
5:05:19
3:17:16
9:20:23
68.6958
08:55:1568.70
15 Mar
2
Ironman 70.3 Puerto Rico
26:33
2:22:27
1:34:34
4:28:50
53.8645
04:11:2653.86
2014
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
7 Dec
DNF
Ironman Western Australia
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
08:47:42-
2 Nov
1
Ironman 70.3 Taiwan
29:59
2:24:34
1:35:36
4:34:49
47.2042
04:14:3947.20
27 Sep
2
Ironman Mallorca
50:10
5:11:15
3:19:40
9:27:09
64.9003
08:58:4764.90
17 Aug
5
Ironman 70.3 Timberman
25:04
2:28:19
1:35:52
4:31:57
38.5055
04:08:5938.51
2013
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
2 Nov
9
Ironman Florida
56:06
4:41:10
3:27:59
9:11:26
46.3331
08:30:2146.33
22 Sep
7
Ironman Lake Tahoe
55:12
5:55:01
3:40:48
10:39:28
13.5112
09:26:0213.51
28 Jul
6
Ironman Lake Placid
52:16
5:23:02
3:42:46
10:04:07
28.1152
09:05:1928.12
14 Apr
15
Ironman South Africa
52:53
5:05:34
5:37:22
11:40:39
0
08:57:34-
2012
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
9 Sep
21
Ironman 70.3 World Championship
26:28
2:48:37
1:42:45
5:03:20
0
--
11 Aug
16
Ironman New York
40:29
5:27:20
4:54:01
11:07:46
0
08:55:24-
2011
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
21 May
15
Ironman Texas
53:24
4:58:18
4:31:06
10:28:23
0
08:52:13-
2010
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
28 Nov
DNF
Ironman Cozumel
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
08:52:53-
9 Oct
37
Ironman Hawaii
55:52
5:06:52
4:31:57
10:40:14
0
09:06:25-
30 May
2
Ironman Brasil
45:48
5:04:02
3:36:17
9:26:08
37.1134
08:37:2037.11
2009
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
10 Oct
9
Ironman Hawaii
55:05
5:10:22
3:30:53
9:40:59
68.2225
09:14:3368.22
31 May
1
Ironman Brasil
51:32
4:59:23
3:17:04
9:10:15
63.3819
08:41:3663.38
2008
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
8 Nov
17
Ironman 70.3 World Championship
25:36
2:24:23
1:32:25
4:26:54
0
--
11 Oct
10
Ironman Hawaii
54:52
5:20:52
3:19:17
9:39:53
66.6838
09:12:1766.68
13 Jul
10
Ironman Austria
49:03
5:13:44
3:40:49
9:49:16
4.9958
08:35:465.00
2007
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
13 Oct
7
Ironman Hawaii
53:27
5:13:06
3:22:03
9:33:34
70.2525
09:09:0470.25
27 May
2
Ironman Brasil
51:13
5:07:20
3:19:44
9:18:17
56.6987
08:44:1456.70
2006
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
11 Nov
14
Ironman 70.3 World Championship
26:23
2:28:42
1:33:23
4:33:07
0
--
21 Oct
32
Ironman Hawaii
54:31
5:09:55
4:04:16
10:14:22
25.8411
09:12:5225.84
16 Aug
1
Ironman UK (Sherbourne)
45:34
5:19:03
3:26:52
9:37:41
34.9125
08:46:1834.91
2005
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
15 Oct
17
Ironman Hawaii
52:36
5:06:15
3:50:48
9:54:34
44.382
09:08:4744.38
24 Jul
8
Ironman Lake Placid
51:09
5:44:45
3:38:53
10:20:44
7.98627
09:05:277.99
Ranking per Season
Overall
Year
Points
Position
2022
29
159
2021
47
94
2020
159
104
2019
53
126
2018
55
121
2017
58
104
2016
180
92
2015
187
81
2014
158
90
2013
87
98
2010
168
28
2009
198
14
2008
193
11
2007
161
16
Swim
Year
Points
Position
2022
74
102
2021
81
50
2020
136
69
2019
79
45
2018
89
23
2017
89
25
2016
157
55
2015
157
52
2014
163
35
2013
160
20
2010
168
5
2009
162
10
2008
168
8
2007
181
4
Bike
Year
Points
Position
2022
81
44
2021
92
17
2020
181
33
2019
93
40
2018
94
30
2017
88
39
2016
159
72
2015
159
64
2014
161
58
2013
158
38
2010
162
13
2009
156
12
2008
135
21
2007
140
17
Run
Year
Points
Position
2022
14
279
2021
9
254
2020
36
253
2019
18
302
2018
20
326
2017
22
331
2016
86
205
2015
96
166
2014
74
175
2013
13
206
2010
81
62
2009
89
43
2008
86
40
2007
72
48
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