Mon, 10 March 2008
Episode 100 Ironman Talk
This weeks news
The first 100 shows!!!
Ironman NZ results.
Camp Kia Kaha
￼Click here to get all the info you need about the best camp next year! Let the good times roll!
This Weeks Discussion
We've reached the 100th episode and we're amazed how big the community has gotten. But because we want to make it a bigger! So what do you think we can do to grow the community?
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Age Grouper of the Week
￼Peter Tinholt sent through this weeks amazing story about Tony Jackson: We were at the finish line till the end. Here we heard about Tony Jackson. Tony is one of two people to have competed in all 24 Ironman NZ races. This year was extra special though. We heard that Tony was diagnosed with Brain Cancer in December and was operated on. He was given 13 weeks! To this apparently he responded that is not enough time. On Thursday he had chemo and on Saturday he completed his 24th Ironman NZ, with his wife by his side who also did the event. Tony competed the Ironman in 16.10 in the 60-65 Age Group.
Last night at the prize giving Tony was presented with an award in the memory of an Ironman athlete who died 10 years ago while preparing for Ironman as the person who most embodied the spirit of Ironman. Tony received a standing ovation.
This guy was so inspiring and courageous that in my mind no one deserves to be age grouper of the week more than Tony.
I'll be back next year! I hope Tony will also be there to make it 25 straight.
Hywel Davies, you try say it, sent through this weeks High 5: Ironman Training Mojo. He gives some great insight into ways to keep motivated in our tough sport.
Website of the Week
Ex-British rower James Cracknell completed a challenge to row the English Channel (the bit of sea just over 20 miles wide between England and France), cycle from the French coast to Spain and down to Gibraltor and then swim the 12 or so miles across to Africa. Check out his website and feel free to donate. Here’s the website: www.sportrelief.com/cracknell
We both go over our training programs for the next period leading into Roth. Hopefully it will give you some insight into what we do.
This Weeks Websites
Ironman NZ movie on youtube, Frederik Van Lierde’s website, www.sportrelief.com/cracknell, US pro card, Aus pro card. Ironman Talk ring tone.