Laughery takes 8th in Ironman Boulder

 

Courtesy Photo Niwot High grad Colin Laughery finished eighth in the pro competition at the Boulder Ironman June 11.

Gunbarrel resident and Niwot High grad Colin Laughery spent nine hours last Sunday doing what he loves - swimming, biking and running. And he’s a pro at it. For his efforts, he earned an eighth-place finish and $1750 in prize money for his performance in the Ironman Boulder June 11.

Weeks after suffering an injury in a training crash that Laughery first thought would keep him out of the race, he rebounded to post a top-10 finish, coming in with a total time of 8:58.45. “It’s my highest finish,” Laughery said, and it’s my first time making real money.

Laughery has been competing...



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