Barb Linquist was a very successful swimmer who turned to triathlon in 1991. This switch proved to be a good move as she had a long and successful triathlon career. Of her 134 career races, she won 33, stood on the podium 86 times, and had 114 top 10 finishes. She also represented the US at the Olympics and was the #1 World ranked ITU triathlete from February 2003 through 2004.
On this episode we dig into her time in the sport.
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Legends of Triathlon 59 - John Lunt
1:11:20John Lunt was one of the key figures in developing events in the early days starting in 1990 with the Human Race events. He was also the race director of the 2002 commonwealth games and competition manger for the London Olympic triathlon in 2012. In this episode he shares many stories from his time in triathlon.
Legend's of Triathlon 58 - Dave Scott
1:17:07Dave Scott is the first legend of triathlon. He had an amazingly successful career where he was 6x Ironman World Champion and has been a leading thinker in the sport till this day. On this episode Dave shares many of the stories from his time in the sport. You can find Dave here: www.davescottinc.com
Legends of Triathlon 57 - Greg Bennett
1:33:54Greg Bennet had a long and very successful triathlon career. He won two International Triathlon Union World Series titles, six World Cup titles, as well as being ranked world number one triathlete in 2002 and 2003. Bennett qualified for the Australian Olympic team at Athens, 2004 and was reserve for Beijing, 2008 Summer Olympics. Plus a lot of winning in the US. On this episode Greg shares many of the great stories from his time in the sport. If you want to follow Greg or subscribe to his podcast click here: https://www.bennettendurance.com
Legends of Triathlon 56 - Sheila Taormina
1:00:07Sheila Taormina is an amazing athlete. She won an Olympic Gold Medal in Swimming, won an ITU World Championship, and represented USA at four Olympic games in three different sports. In this episode she shares the stories of her career. Sheila has a positive outlook on life and also has loads of energy, which comes across in this interview. You can follow Sheila here: www.sheilat.com
Legends of Triathlon 55 - Bob Babbitt
1:13:33On this episode we have an interview Bob Babbitt. From the early 80's Bob has been a massive influence on the sport of triathlon. With his work in media, with challenged athletes, and creating races he has introduced thousands of people to our sport. In this interview Bob shares many of the amazing experiences from his career. You can follow Bob here: www.babbittville.com
Barb Linquist - Legends of Triathlon 53
1:17:45Barb Linquist was a very successful swimmer who turned to triathlon in 1991. This switch proved to be a good move as she had a long and successful triathlon career. Of her 134 career races, she won 33, stood on the podium 86 times, and had 114 top 10 finishes. She also represented the US at the Olympics and was the #1 World ranked ITU triathlete from February 2003 through 2004. On this episode we dig into her time in the sport.
Hunter Kemper - Legends of Triathlon 53
1:10:20Hunter Kemper is one of the most successful triathletes of all time. In his long career Hunter competed at four Olympic games, was 7x US Champion, and had 35 podiums and 15 wins at ITU races. On this episode of Legends of Triathlon Hunter shares many of the stories from his amazing career. You can follow Hunter here: www.hunterkemper.com
Chrissie Wellington - Legends of Triathlon 52
1:32:36On this episode we have one of the best IM athletes of all time, Chrissie Wellington. She currently holds the fastest IM by a female, she won Kona four times, and she took the sport to a new level for female racing. On this episode Chrissie shares many of the great stories from her career. You can check out Chrissie here: www.chrissiewellington.org
Bill Black - Legends of Triathlon 51
1:15:53Go to www.legendsoftriathlon.com for the show notes for this episode.
Siri Lindley - Legends of Triathlon 50
1:07:54Siri Lindley is a top triathlon coach who was a very successful triathlete in her time, being the 2001 ITU World Champ. Her story is an amazing one for many reasons, including that she started late in the sport as an age group. On this episode of Legends of Triathlon she shares many these amazing stories with us. You can check her website out here: www.siri-lindley.com