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IMTALK EPISODE 227 - Felix from the Challenge Family

News: Results and up coming races, John's ITU update, Blue Seventy releases the PZ3TX. 

Discussion of the Week: David Tunney sent through this weeks discussion: Does getting a rolldown for Kona actually count as qualification? Or is it just being able to afford the trip more than the person gave up the spot for the rolldown? Comment here

High 5: We have a quick interview with Felix about what is happening in the Challenge world. 

Bevan's New Podcast: Bevan has a new podcast called Fitness Behavior. Can you go to this link to subscribe to it as it will help people find it. 




News: Results, Coming up races, Chrissie and crew new song, John's ITU update, Bevan's butt prize money. 

Discussion of the Week: This week we have John's question from last week: What are the good and bad things about races with huge fields? Comment here

Age Grouper of the Week: Bree Witteveen sent through Roy McConnell for honorary age grouper of the week. Unfortunately Roy and his three adult sons were killed by a drunk driver. Roy was a special man who Bree spoke of highly. Our thoughts go out to his family.

Website of the Week: Neil 'Romeo' Scholes sent through this weeks website: It's a great site that helps you to identify your swimming faults and gives you some solution. 

This Weeks Website: Danny's news piece, James Lawrence website, Plus his youtube clip, Em's Power Cookies





News: Lots of results, World Duathlon Champs.

Discussion of the Week: If you do a non WTC Iron distance race should you still get a M-dot tattoo, or you can comment on Johns' discussion if you can remember it. Comment here

Age Grouper of the Week: Kate Matthews sent through this weeks age groupers, Patricia White and her guide Caroline Gaynor. They were the first ever female blind athlete with a guide team to finish an Ironman. 

Coach's Corner: Gerry McIntyre had a question about training for a hill race that John covers. Plus John covers Giles Poppleton's question about training in humidity. 

Website of the Week: Mark Richard Jones sent through It has some great videos about swimming. 

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