Triathlete Podcasts

  • Heather Wurtele

    Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1:08 AM

    Five-time Ironman champion Heather Wurtele has started off 2014 with two big wins. We chatted with the Canadian about living in and traveling to races in a motor home with her husband and fellow-pro triathlete, Trevor, her goals for 2014, and how squirrels actually disabled their vehicle!

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  • Joe Gambles

    Tuesday, April 15, 2014 12:59 AM

    Aussie Joe Gambles took fourth at the Ironman 70.3 in Oceanside to kick off his season and is hoping to be racing in both Roth and Kona this year.

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  • Nick McElwee

    Tuesday, April 15, 2014 12:50 AM

    Nick McElwee oversees Tri Yas, which puts on a triathlon on the infamous Yas Marina Circuit Formula 1 course in Abu Dhabi. The event has grown from 600 participants to 1300 in the span of four years. But Nick and his team realized that, with incredibly high levels of childhood obesity and diabetes in the region, the sport of triathlon could serve a much bigger purpose if they invested year round in the sport and the community by opening the race track to workouts on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.

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  • Craig Alexander

    Monday, April 7, 2014 8:40 PM

    After his fifth place at Ironman Melbourne, three-time Ironman World Champion and course record holder Craig Alexander announced his retirement from Ironman racing, making it the perfect time to look back at his amazing career with the man known as Crowie.

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  • Sebastian Kienle and Julie Dibens

    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 3:36 PM

    The day after the Accenture Ironman 70.3 in Oceanside, we set up a Q&A with three-time XTERRA World Champion and 2009 Ironman 70.3 World Champion Julie Dibens and two-time Ironman 70.3 World Champion Sebastian Kienle for the Tri Club of San Diego. The conversation was awesome.

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  • Pete Jacobs

    Friday, March 28, 2014 6:42 PM

    Pete Jacobs won the most important event in his sport, the Ironman Triathlon World Championship, in 2012. How did that win change his life, and how is he bouncing back from his tough race in Kona this past October?

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  • Jan Frodeno

    Friday, March 28, 2014 2:55 PM

    Jan Frodeno decided to do his first triathlon after watching the first ever Olympic triathlon on TV in 2000. Only eight years later, in 2008, he out sprinted the 2000 Olympic champion, Simon Whitfield, and won a gold medal of his very own in Beijing.

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  • Russ Pugh

    Wednesday, March 19, 2014 5:08 PM

    It has been 25 years since Russ Pugh created the Vineman triathlon. Russ came on with us to chat about his legendary event.

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  • Chrissie Wellington

    Wednesday, March 12, 2014 5:36 PM

    What has four-time Ironman World Champion Chrissie Wellington been up to since she retired from triathlon? Chrissie and I chatted about her possible political aspirations, how she helped lobby to get female cyclists their own race at the Tour de France, the events she will be doing this summer including the Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race and, her amazing four year career.

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  • Omar Nour

    Saturday, March 8, 2014 12:16 AM

    Omar Nour was 29 years old and weighed 230 pounds when he jumped into his first ever triathlon, the Events DC Nation’s Triathlon back in 2007. He fell in love with the sport and decided to try to make the 2012 Egyptian Olympic Triathlon Team at the ripe old age of 33. Omar’s journey from Fat to Fit is just the beginning of the story.

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  • Rob Urbach

    Tuesday, February 4, 2014 6:22 PM

    With the NCAA approving triathlon for women as a Division 1, 2 and 3 sport, the time was right to chat with the CEO of USA Triathlon about the state of the sport.

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  • Heather Jackson

    Tuesday, January 28, 2014 12:01 AM

    Heather Jackson had a great 2013: winning Escape from Alcatraz, Oceanside 70.3, and Wildflower for the second year in a row. So what are her plans for 2014? Heather breaks the big news on the show…check it out!

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  • Alan Webb

    Monday, January 27, 2014 11:56 PM

    Alan Webb has had a great running career, breaking Jim Ryun’s 35-year-old high school mile record and Steve Scott’s American mile record. But at the age of 31, Alan has decided to put his high school swimming background to use and to give triathlon a try.

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  • Darren Smith

    Tuesday, January 21, 2014 4:41 PM

    Coach Darren Smith brought three of his up and coming young triathletes to the studio and the interview was eye opening to say the least. In studio with us were 20 year old Aussie Declan Wilson, 24 year old Brit Jodie Stimpson and 29 year old American Lindsey Jerdonek.

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  • Lesley Paterson

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014 11:44 PM

    Lesley Paterson was the only girl playing rugby with the boys when she was growing up in Scotland. That love of getting dirty has served her well as she has become one of the world’s best off-road triathletes, having won the XTERRA U.S. National Championship in both 2012 and 2013, and the XTERRA World Championship in 2012. She has a cool new workout program that just launched at and our in studio chat with Lesley and her Behavioral Psychologist husband Simon Marshall was downright hilarious.

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  • Vinnie Tortorich

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014 11:38 PM

    Vinnie Tortorich, aka American’s Angriest Trainer, is a long-time endurance athlete who authored a best seller – Fitness Confidential – and hosts a highly rated podcast. Huddle and I, of course, wanted to know why the guy was so damn angry! Vinnie’s website is

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  • Joaquim Cruz

    Thursday, December 19, 2013 6:10 PM

    Joaquim Cruz won the 800 meter gold medal at the 1984 Olympics and followed that up with a silver in 1988. He came on with us to chat about his career, the Paralympic track athletes he works with now, and his thoughts on the young triathlete he also coaches, Lukas Verzbicas.

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  • Mirinda Carfrae

    Monday, December 2, 2013 6:25 PM

    Mirinda Carfrae is having a pretty awesome 2013. First she won her second Ironman World Championship, broke the course record and out-ran all of the male pros. Next up is her wedding to fellow pro Tim O’Donnell.

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  • Lukas Verzbicas

    Tuesday, November 12, 2013 6:01 PM

    For Lukas Verzbicas, this year has been all about recovery. Next up is Richard Muscio’s 5 miler on Thanksgiving morning November 28th in Oceanside. Lukas and Richard came in studio and the conversation was about Lukas’ career, his Olympic goals, and the upcoming race.

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  • Luke McKenzie

    Tuesday, November 12, 2013 5:55 PM

    Luke McKenzie took second in Kona in October. He came on the show to take us through his breakthrough day at the most important race in his sport, the Ironman World Championship.

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