IMTalk Episode 595 - Matthew Evans on understanding cheats

News: Another swim cancelled; Results from Taupo 70.3. 

This Weeks Discussion: What has your moment of the year been? Not a performance but a single moment in the sport that you thought was awesome. Comment here

This Weeks Photo: Here's a photo of Bevan trying to master his new sport, bowls ;-) 

John's History Lesson: The Coast to Coast is one of the worlds longest lasting endurance sport event. In this weeks show John goes over the history of this iconic race. You can check it out here: coasttocoast.co.nz.

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Interview: This week we have an interview with Matthew Evans. Matthew is an expert on cheating and in this interview we dig deep into this subject.  

Statstastic: Thorsten 'The Geek' from www.trirating.com has helped us out with our top Ironman performances based on different countries. Today we look at France and Spain. 

This Weeks Websites: Thorsten's fastest results based on countries article. 

IMTalk Episode 594 - Ultraman World Champ Rob Gray

News: Results and news from Ironman Western Australia and Ironman Argentina; John's ITU update. 

This Weeks Discussion: Last week we talked about the best thing you bought this year, this week we want to know what is the worst tri presents you have received in the past. Comment here

This Weeks Photo: It's Murray 'The Holly Hammer' Lapworth with a banana down his pants. 

Statstastic: Thorsten 'The Geek' from www.trirating.com has helped us out with our top Ironman performances based on different countries. Today we look at U.S.A and Germany. 

Interview: This week we get the Ultraman World Champion Rob Gray on the show. He talks us through his race and gives some tips on how to be successful in this crazy event. You can check out Rob's website here: robgray.org

This Weeks Websites: Link to Jenny Robinson's movement study

 

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IMTalk Episode 593 - Matt Dixon

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News: What happened at Bahrain, we also talk about the Prince getting a qualification to Kona under the military slot system; Results, Coming up races; John's Pak'nSave triathlon race results.  

This Weeks Discussion: What is the best tri related item you have brought this year? Comment here

This Weeks Photo: 'Danger' Duncan Penfold is the first person to do our wanger down the pants competition. Here's the evidence. 

High 5: John does a High 5 on race directing. He shares some of the key tips to putting on a great event. 

Website of the Week: www.sportstats.ca is a great website to find race results. 

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Interview: This week we get top coach Matt Dixon back on the show. He has a new book out called Fast-Track Triathlete. In the interview he shares many tips on how age groupers can get more out of their training time. You can follow Matt here

 

IMTalk Episode 592 - Gillian Aspin

News: Results from Ironman Arizona and Island House Triathlon; Coming up races; Challenge Pro bonus winners announced. 

This Weeks Discussion: This week it's your chance to help the pros out, the question is: What makes you follow pro’s and what advice would you give them to build more followers like you? Comment here

This Weeks Photo: Here's a photo of Bevan after his Half Marathon race. 

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Interview: This week we have Gillian Aspin on the show. She has done research into how our physiology effect our ability as athletes. Here's the website she mentioned in the interview: schematherapy.com and the book she mentioned: Reinventing your life

Statstastic: We break down the fastest individual sections, eg swim, in the history of long course triathlon. It's based on this great article at Trirating.com.

High 5: We look at the top five tips for legal drafting in a race. 

 

IMTalk Episode 591 - Jeff Jonas

News: Results from Ironman Malaysia and Ironman Los Cabos; Coming up races; Gwen Jorgensen is moving to Marathons; Gina Crawford is making a comeback. 

This Weeks Discussion: This week we want to know what bike workouts have given you the best return for improving your ironman speed (they can be off season or in-season workouts)? Comment here

This Weeks Photo: Thierry Bessede send through this photo of a butternut that could be used for our banana down the pants competition. 

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Interview: We have Jeff Jonas on the show. Jeff is a very successful businessman who has a massive passion for Ironman, so much so he has completed every Ironman in the world. Here's a good piece about him from Triathlete.com

Statstastic: We look at the fastest 70.3 times of all time. 

This Weeks Websites: Tri247.com's piece on Gwen going to Marathon; Wired piece on the Nike shoes

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A Tribute to Rob Brown: Over the last few days we have lost a listener of the show, Rob Brown. On todays show we share a tribute that his wife Kerry wrote for us. He will be missed in the triathlon community.