“You must be crazy” is generally followed shortly afterwards by “Why?” I wish they asked “How?” If they asked that, I could give such a cool answer. I know how I do it, because when you have pushed your body so hard, your mind gets blackened to the point that you can no longer hold a conscious thought, you can’t really see straight and you aren’t able to talk with anyone that may be there, the ‘how’ is all that you have the capacity for. Click to see my best answer to the most common question
“You are an ironman!”
At least I think that’s what Pete Murray said when I crossed the finish line. I’ve never actually heard the announcer say it, I’m always so filled with emotion crossing the line that everything else gets blocked out.