Sam Long was born in Boulder, Colorado on December 23, 1995 as the oldest of triplet boys. Now a rising star in American long-distance racing, he completed his first Ironman at age 18. He now has one Ironman victory to his credit, two 70.3s, a marathon, and is a CO State TT champion. With nine races on his schedule for 2020, Sam is looking forward to adding to those accolades. Sam works with Ryan Bolton as his coach, Kevin Purvis as his strength coach, and Eney Jones as his swim specialist.