A stunning short-film captured and produced by Danish film maker, Kasper Sveistrup. Kona – A Journey of Perseverance showcases Professional Triathlete Helle Frederiksen’s “Journey of Perseverance” as she pursues glory at the 2018 IRONMAN World Championships.
Helle Frederiksen made her IRONMAN triathlon debut in November 2017. A debut that placed Helle in the record books, recording one of the fastest IRONMAN debuts in history and claiming a Danish record in the process. Qualifying for the IRONMAN World Championships in 2018 as one of 3 female Olympians, all of whom qualified via their debut IRONMAN performances.
In the process of pursuing a major result at the IRONMAN World Championships, Helle is crowned ITU Long Distance World Champion at home in Denmark. A sign that Helle is a rightful contender for the IRONMAN World Championships.
This film beautifully captures one athletes pursuit and strive for excellence despite a setback that threatens her place on the start line.