IMTalk Episode 685

News: PTO aiming to buy Ironman from Wanda; Results from Ironman Italy and Challenge Madrid; Ironman Korea cancelled due to typhoon; Coming up races; John’s ITU Update.


This Weeks Photo: For those who need fashion advice, here’s Murray ‘The Holly Hammer’ Lapworth’s collection of socks.

This Weeks Discussion: Carla Chandler send through this weeks discussion. Her question is: Should the cut off time for Ironman and 70.3’s be longer in races where the courses are more challenging? An example of this is Ironman Vichy, which has over 2000m of climbing. Comment here.

Pro of the Week: This week we look at both Clemente Alonso Mckernan and Nikki Bartlett. They’ll both be racing in Kona.

Age Grouper of the Week: George Gray is this weeks winner for smashing out an 8:46 at Ironman Italy.

Website of the Week: Here’s this weeks website:

This Weeks Websites: John’s nutrition survey, Brendan Murray’s coaching website.