Triathlete Magazine Features Client client Jonathan Hippikka client Jonathan Hippikka client

Jonathan Hiipikka is featured in the online version of Triathlete Magazine.

Jonathan, an age-grouper from Michigan, has had two open-heart surgeries to replace his aortic valve with a pig valve, a fix that should last between 10 and 15 years. Due to Hiipakka’s triathlon training and racing, however, his first valve needed to be replaced after only eight years.

Jonathan is coached by’s Lee Gardner.His primary goal in 2011 is to qualify for the Ironman World Championship 70.3 in Lake Las Vegas, NV.

Read the full article on Triathlete Magazine’s website.