IMTalk Episode 562

News: Ironman Texas is coming up this weekend; 2 hour marathon record attempt is happening in early May. 

This Weeks Discussion: If you were to create a dream team (of 5 athletes) to crack 8 hours, or even 7:45, for the guys or 8:40 for the girls, at Kona, who would you choose and why? Comment here.

This Weeks Photo: Here's a fun shot of Bevan and a few of his school friends at his wedding.

Statstastic: This week we look at the first person to do 20 consecutive Ironman World Championship races. 

Session of the Week: Leading up to Challenge Roth John is going to have a look at some of his key sessions during his training week. This week we look at his long ride. Here's his training file

Coaches Corner: This week we look at an external cooling technique that can have a impact on your race times.

Website of the Week: Daniel Ward sent through this great post from There's some great photos from the history of the sport.