Mark Dempsey Is An Iron Iceman

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Mark Dempsey is a swim, cycling, running, and triathlon coach and race director from Limerick, Ireland. But the 44-year-old also does Ironman Triathlons and Ice Miles, making him one of the world’s few Iron Icemen.

Dempsey offers 1-on-1 coaching, group coaching, local coaching, remote coaching, training camps, run analysis, and swim analysis. His Ice Mile in 2.4°C water, completed in 29 minutes 9 seconds in Clontraf, Ireland enable him to achieve the title of an Iron Iceman. He previously completed a 10 hour 1 minute Ironman triathlon in Kilmar Sweden in 2014.

For more information about Dempsey’s coaching services, visit here.

Iron Icewomen
* Kellie Joyce Latimer‪ (USA) on 14 December 2014
‪* Jaimie Monahan‪ (USA) on 2 April 2016
* Claire Bustin-Mulkern‪ (UK) on 25 January 2017
* ‪Conny Prasser‪ (Germany) on 27 January 2017
* Corinna Nolan (Ireland) on 3 February 2018
* Elina Makinen (Finland) on 5 August 2018
* Sophia Nash (Scotland) on 19 January 2019
* Erin Churchill (USA) on 14 December 2019
* Claudia Müller (Austria) on 19 January 2020
* Hanna Bakuniak (Poland) on on 22 August 2020

Iron Icemen
* ‪Pádraig Mallon‪ (Ireland)
* ‪Paul Fowler‪ (UK)
* ‪John Dyer‪ (UK)
* ‪Cerys Thomas‪ (Gibraltar)
* ‪Paolo Chiarino‪ (Italy)
* ‪Stuart Hinde‪ (UK)
* Kieron Palframan (South Africa)
* ‪Leszek Naziemiec‪ (Poland)
* David Coleman‪ (New Zealand)
* Donald McDonald (UK) on 2 February 2018
* Mark Hannigan (Ireland) on 3 February 2018
* James Leitch (Scotland) on 10 March 2018
* Christof Wandratsch (Germany)
* Andrew Ainge (UK)
* Graeme Flitcroft (UK)
* Noel Grimes (Ireland) on 19 August 2018
* Ger Kennedy (Ireland)
* Stefan Jung (Germany)
* Uli Munz (Germany)
* Theo van der Meer (Netherlands) on 18 January 2019
* Philippe Fort (France) on 20 January 2019
* Stephen Rouch (USA) on 23 January 2019
* Mark Dempsey (Ireland) on 2 February 2019
* Joe Zemaitis (USA) on 28 February 2019
* Jerry George (USA) on 28 February 2019
* Alexandre Fuzeau (France) on 4 August 2019 [first within one calendar year for a Guinness World Record]
* Lars Mack (Germany) 4 January 2020
* Darran Cusick (UK) 7 March 2020

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