IMTalk
Your weekly fix in all things Ironman!
 

This week we break down what happened at the 70.3 World Champs. 

We also have News, Website of the Week, Age Grouper of the Week, and Q&As. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_683.mp3
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This week we have an interview with Meredith Dolhare. Meredith has overcome some of life's biggest challenges and has used endurance sport to achieve a lot for herself and her world. She shares her journey on the show. 

We also have News, Wanger of the Week, Discussion of the Week, and Q&As. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_682_-_Meredith_Dolhare.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:55pm EDT

This week we have Triathlon Coach Craig Kirkwood on the show. Craig coaches a lot of NZ’s up and coming athletes, including Hayden Wilde. We talk about Hayden’s development and how to transition from being a top runner to being a triathlete. You can check out Craig here: www.ckcoaching.co.nz

We also have News, Discussion of the Week, High 5, Statstastic, and Q&As. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_681_-_Craig_Kirkwood.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:33pm EDT

This week we have an interview with Ironman Winner Matthew Bach. He talks about his triathlon career and the work he is doing with UCAN.

We also have News, Discussion of the Week, Epic Camp Interview, and Q&A's

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_680_-_Matthew_Bach.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:08pm EDT

This week we have an interview with Dr Geoff Meers on Heart Health for Triathletes. He gives some great advice and some tips on what we can do to look after our heart health as a triathlete. 

We also have News, Discussion of the Week, Epic Camp Interviews, and Q&A's. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_679_-_Dr_Geoff_Meers_on_Heart_Health_for_Triathletes.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:29pm EDT

This week we have an interview with Graham Bruce. Graham is a top age grouper who had a heart attack in a triathlon. This weeks we talk to Graham about his experience and what he has learnt that all triathletes should be aware of around their heart health.

We also have News, Discussion of the Week, John's Epic Camp Wrap Up, and some Epic Camp interviews. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_678_-_Graham_Bruce.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:25pm EDT

This week we have an interview with Pro Athlete Emma Bilham. We talk to Emma about how she has changed her approach to training and racing and gained a deeper understanding of what creates success for her, as both an athlete and a person.

We also have News, Pro of the Week, and Q&A's. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_677_-_Emma_Bilham.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:53pm EDT

This week we have an interview with Scottie T on athletes building their brand in today's social media world. 

We also have News, This Weeks Pro, and some Epic Camp France interviews. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_676_-_Scottie_T_on_Athletes_Building_Their_Brand.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:30pm EDT

On this week's show, we have News, Age Grouper of the Week, Coaches Corner, Website of the Week, and the last of our Epic Camp interviews. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_675.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:14pm EDT

On this week's show, we have more Epic Camp interviews from everyday age groupers. 

We also have News, Discussion of the Week, High 5, Coach’s Corner, Website of the Week and Q&A’s. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_674.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:50am EDT

On this week's show, we have interviews from Epic Camp Kona. 

We also have News, Discussion of the Week, Age Grouper of the Week, High 5, and Q&As. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_673_-_Epic_Camp_Interviews.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:51pm EDT

On this week's show, we have an interview with Thorsten Radd covering what will be different in Kona this year because of the changes in the pro qualifying system. 

We also have News, Discussion of the Week, Website of the Week and Q&As. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_672_-_Thorsten_Radd.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:49pm EDT

In the 3rd of the ‘boys are away’ shows. We have an interview with Steve Gurney.

Steve is one of the greatest endurance sports athletes of all time, winning the Coast to Coast adventure race 9 times.

As well as being a top athlete Steve has worked as a coach/mentor, promoted active lives for children, and has written books on his journey as a person.

In this interview Steve shares many of the insights that live has taught him. 

You can find Steve's work at his website here: www.stevegurney.co.nz

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_671_-_Steve_Gurney.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:08pm EDT

This week we have news and John’s race report from Kona 70.3. We also have a long interview with Macca about the male GOD’s of the 90’s.

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_669_-_Macca_on_the_male_GODs_of_the_90s.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:33pm EDT

In the second of the ‘Boys are away’ shows we have to interviews. First off we have Ironman CEO Andrew Messick. Then we have an interview with up and coming pro athlete Sika Henry.

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_670_-_Andrew_Messick_and_Sika_Henry.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:14pm EDT

In the 1st of the ‘boys are away’ shows. We have two amazing interviews. One with the Pease Brothers and then we have 15mins with Patrick Lange.

You can get The Pease Brothers book ‘Beyond the Finish’ by clicking here.

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_668_-_Patrick_Lange_and_The_Pease_Brothers.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:03pm EDT

This week we have Laura Siddall back on the show. She talks about her Ironman Australia win, her plans for this year and how she works through the tough times. 

We also have News, Age grouper of the Week and Q&A's.

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_667_-_Laura_Siddall.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:14pm EDT

We received an email questioning if Frodo is a real legend of the sport. We look into this question and give our opinion on this.

We also have News, Discussion of the Week, Deep Topic, John's Session of the Week and Q&A's. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_666_-_Is_Frodo_a_triathlon_legend.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:14pm EDT

On this weeks show we share some great technical tips for when you are racing. 

We also have News, Discussion of the Week, Age Grouper of the Week, Coaches Corner and Q&A's. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_665.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:05pm EDT

On this weeks show Hunter Allen is back. He's on to talk about the 3rd edition of his Training and Racing with a Power Meter book. In this interview we specifically focus on how triathletes should use power in their training and racing. You can follow Hunter here.

We also have News, Website of the Week, Discussion of the Week and Questions and Answers. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_664_-_Hunter_Allen_on_training_and_racing_with_power.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:06pm EDT

Chris McCormack is back on the show to talk about Superleague, he shares how it got started, how things are progressing and where it’s heading to in the future.

We also have Ritch Viola and John Matson from Everyman Jack are on the show to talk the Everyman Jack team and the work they have been doing in trying to reduce the drafting at the Ironman World Championships. You can read the article about this here.


This week John has a rant where he has to contain himself, watch out Ironman. 

We also have News, Discussion of the Week, Age Grouper of the Week, Coaches Corner and Q&As. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_662.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:59pm EDT

On this weeks show Coach John covers how you can use the data from your 70.3 race to plan your Ironman race strategy. 

We also have News, Age Grouper of the Week, Website of the Week and Q&A's.

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_661.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:33pm EDT

This week we have Scott Molina back on the show. He talks about the top male triathletes in the 80’s and what racing was like during that period.

We also have News; Discussion of the Week; Coaches Corner and Q&A's. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_660_-_Scott_Molina_on_the_greatest_males_of_the_80s.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:32pm EDT

This week we have an interview with Dr Sven Hansen. Sven runs The Resilience Institute which specialises in resilience training. In the interview Sven shares what resilience is, why it is important, and how we can improve it in our lives. He also shares some deep insights around living a healthy life. 

We also have News, Discussion of the Week, Age Groupers of the Week, John's History Lesson and Q&A's. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_659_-_Dr_Sven_Hansen_on_Resilience.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:46pm EDT

This week we have Erin Baker back on the show. She talks about the top female triathletes in the 80’s and what racing was like during that period.

We also have News, Discussion of the Week, Coaches Corner and Q&A's. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_658_-_Erin_Baker_on_the_greatest_females_of_the_80s.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:46pm EDT

This week we have any interview with Dr Craig Harrison on youth development.

We also have Discussion of the Week, Age Grouper of the Week, High 5, Q&A's. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_657_-_Dr_Craig_Harrison_on_youth_development.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:50pm EDT

This week we an interview with Ironman New Zealand winner Mike Phillips. We also have interviews with Barrie Shepley and Bob Knunckey - Bob is the first 70+ athlete to go under 12 hours in Kona. Barrie and Bob talk about how they made this happen. 

We also have News, Discussion of the Week, and Q&A’s. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_656_-_Mike_Phillips_Barrie_Shepley_and_Bob_Knuckey.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:26pm EDT

This week we have an interview with Pro Athlete and Zwift Challenge winner Ella Harris. We talk about her career to date, what the Zwift Challenge experience was like, and what she is doing this year. 

We also have News, Discussion of the Week, High 5 and Q&A’s. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_655_-_Ella_Harris.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:11pm EDT

This week we have an interview with Rachel Joyce. We talk to her about her career, The PTO and the Collins Cup and being a commentator. 

We also have News, Discussion of the Week, John's Wanaka Race Report and Q&As. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_654_-_Rachel_Joyce.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:16pm EDT

On this weeks show we have News, Discussion of the Week, John Breaks down his Challenge Wanaka race plan, High 5, and Q&A's. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_653.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:12pm EDT

This week we have a traditional show. We have News, Discussion of the Week, High 5, Coaches Corner and Q&A.

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_652.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:59pm EDT

This week we have an interview with Anna-Marie Watson. Anna-Marie is a high level age group athlete and she’s also a high performance coach. In this interview she shares some great training and high performance advice. You can follow Anna-Marie here: www.rfmcoaching.com

We also have News; Discussion of the Week; High 5, Statstastic, and Q&A's.

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_651_-_Anna-Marie_Watson.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:52pm EDT

On this episode we have an interview with Dr Paul Woods. Paul has a fascinating story which started with a long term prison sentence. Within his prison time he turned his life around and trained in psychology. His academic focus has been on the relationships between people’s personalities and attributes, and how this knowledge can be used to better understand the complexity of human behaviour. 

We also have News; Discussion of the Week; Website of the Week, and Q&A's.

 

 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_650_-_Dr_Paul_Wood.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:39pm EDT

In the second of our holiday season shows we have interviews with Dan Plews and Rachel Joyce. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_648_-_Dan_Plews_and_Rachel_Joyce.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:44pm EDT