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Lavaman triathlete found floating unconcious during race

Fire/Rescue crews responded to a 7:50 a.m. alarm Sunday (March 29) to Anaehoomalu Bay in Waikoloa for a triathlete found floating unconscious during the swim portion of the Lavaman Triathlon in progress.

Lavaman Triathlon Ocean Safety Crew members found the 52-year-old man floating unconscious in the water, brought him to shore with a waverunner. The man had no pulse, was not breathing and was being treated by medics on the beach when county crews arrived. The triathlete was revived and transported to North Hawaii Community Hospital in critical condition.

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