Honolulu Ekiden MC

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2016 MC: Whit Raymond, Japanese/English Voice

Whit Raymond’s first introduction to the arena of sports announcing was at the Granddaddy of them all, the Ironman World Championship on the Big Island of Hawaii in 1993. Touted as the “Best Show in Endurance Sports” from the race directors he works with and professional athletes around the world, from race day dawn to dusk he is non-stop and all action, keeping crowds informed and hyped up on all the action. Whit’s passion for multi-sport, combined with an infectious energy, and in depth knowledge of the events he works culminate to create incredible excitement at numerous finish lines around the world! Whit has traveled to more than 30 countries over the past 25 years working as Host and Commentator in Triathlon, Running, Cycling, Winter Biathlon, and Adventure Racing. He has served as Japanese/English translator and liaison for numerous Japanese companies, TV productions, and events.

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2016 US OLYMPIC TEAM TRIALS MARATHON, LOS ANGELES
15 YEARS XTERRA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, MAUI
20 YEARS HAWAII IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, KONA
2011 IRONMAN 70.3 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
2011 & 2015 IRONMAN ASIA PACIFIC CHAMPIONSHIP, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA
2004 ADVENTURE RACING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP – ARGENTINA
VOICE OF XTERRA TV – 2008 – PRESENT
20 YEARS LAGUNA PHUKET TRIATHLON
12 YEARS IRONMAN JAPAN
10 YEARS CHEVRON HOUSTON MARATHON
0 YEARS IRONMAN MALAYSIA
10 YEARS IRONMAN KOREA
8 YEARS OKLAHOMA CITY MEMORIAL MARATHON
BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON – 2013 TO PRESENT