Monday, May 20, 2013 4:23 PM
As a youngster, Luke McKenzie would work the aid station toward the end of the Ironman Australia marathon. Who knew that one day he’d go on to win five Ironman titles and become one of the world’s top pro triathletes?
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Thursday, May 9, 2013 7:37 PM
Spencer Smith came on with us to chat about his short course and Ironman career, his rivalry with Simon Lessing, and to share some hilarious stories from his days in the sport.
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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 5:43 PM
Who is the best American male triathlete right now? Right at the top of that list is Andy Potts.
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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 5:40 PM
Jan Frodeno was a 15 year old surfer in South Africa who needed to learn to swim. A few years later he won the 2008 Olympic triathlon gold medal.
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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 5:24 PM
The day after winning the ITU race in San Diego, the Olympic gold medalist – and the best triathlete in the world – Alistair Brownlee and I sat down for a Q&A in front of a huge Tri Club of San Diego audience. This young man is very special.
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Monday, April 22, 2013 9:30 PM
Brian Long and Brian Wrona have a hip new swim/run event called the Jump Aquathlon coming up in Chula Vista on June 23rd. They came in studio to chat about the concept and all of the info is at www.jumpswimrun.com
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Monday, April 22, 2013 9:28 PM
Tommy Zaferes and Joe Maloy, two up- and- coming American ITU athletes, came in studio with us. They were hilarious!
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Thursday, April 18, 2013 6:12 PM
Jesse Thomas is getting ready to try and three-peat at the Wildflower Triathlon. He came on to chat about his epic race with Andy Potts at the Oceanside 70.3 in April, where he came up just a bit short.
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Thursday, April 18, 2013 6:02 PM
Javier Gomez just might be the most versatile triathlete in the world today. Besides winning the Hy-Vee Triathlon last summer, he also has won the 2013 Escape from Alcatraz, the 2012 XTERRA World Off Road Triathlon Championship, and a Silver Medal at the 2012 Olympics in London. In that race he averaged 44K per hour on the bike before getting off and running a blistering 29:15 10K.
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Thursday, April 18, 2013 5:55 PM
Missy LeStrange is one of the world’s best age group triathletes and was recently named a 2013 inductee into the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame.
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Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:26 AM
Bill Phillips won the first ever triathlon back in 1974 at Mission Bay in San Diego. But that is just the beginning of his unbelievable story.
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Tuesday, April 2, 2013 11:21 PM
Before Lukas Verzbicas was wheeled into surgery after a horrific bike crash late last summer, his parents were told that there was a good chance he would never walk again. Lukas came in studio to go through his early days of running and triathlon, his accident, his comeback and his plans for 2013 and beyond.
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Wednesday, March 27, 2013 5:09 PM
On April 18th in San Diego, Jim MacLaren, who passed away in 2010, will become the first challenged athlete inducted into the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame. John MacLaren came on to chat about his brother and how Jimmy’s legacy will live on forever through The Challenged Athletes Foundation.
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Wednesday, March 27, 2013 5:02 PM
Julie Moss will be inducted into the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame on April 18th. She came on with us to share her memories of that classic race with Kathleen McCartney back in February of 1982, and how also, over time, she learned to embrace the moment that would define her and, ultimately, kick start a growth spurt for the sport of triathlon.
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Tuesday, March 19, 2013 5:42 PM
With the creation of the Refuel Got Chocolate Milk ‘Become One’ program, Super Bowl MVP Hines Ward and Paula Newby-Fraser have joined forces to see if Hines has what it takes to train for – and finish – the Ironman World Championship in Kona. The day after Hines’ first ever triathlon, they came in studio to discuss the challenge.
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Tuesday, March 19, 2013 5:34 PM
Eric McElvenny lost his leg below the knee to an IED in Afghanistan in December of 2011. Within 60 days of the explosion he was being fitted for a prosthetic leg and within one year he had completed three triathlons. He is now part of the Refuel Got Chocolate Milk Become One Program, training and racing with Steeler legend Hines Ward.
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Tuesday, March 19, 2013 5:25 PM
Bevan Docherty has stepped up to the longer distances and could be a huge factor come Kona in October. In his first Ironman in his hometown of Taupo, New Zealand, all he did was win by ten minutes, run 2:49 and break the course record.
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 6:29 PM
Jim Vance is a former pro triathlete, the creator of the Tri Juniors program and the author of a new book called Triathlon Science.
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 6:24 PM
Navy SEAL Moki Martin created the infamous Superfrog Triathlon back in 1979, and the 35th running of that classic event is coming up on Sunday September 29th. Moki also has the SuperSeal Olympic and Sprint Distance events coming up on Sunday March 17th on the Silver Strand in Coronado. Super Bowl MVP Hines Ward, now training to participate in the Ironman in Hawaii this coming October, will be attempting his first ever triathlon at SuperSeal as part of Chocolate Milk’s Become One program.
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 6:23 PM
Ben Kanute is a 20 year old student at the University of Arizona who became a triathlete when he was all of 8 years old. His goal? To make it to Rio in 2016 as part of the U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team.
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