• #73 Hans Christian Tungesvik: Winter Tri Champion episode

    Hans Christian Tungesvik has played his own part in Norway's triathlon explosion in recent years, an Ironman and Norseman champion who made the switch to Winter Triathlon in 2021 in triumphant fashion, winning individual and relay golds on his championship debut. With the 2023 World Championships being held in his native Skeikampen, we catch up with one of the favourites for this year's title and hear just what it takes to become an extreme tri world champion, and how Kristian Blummenfelt and Gustav Iden have reshaped Norway's triathlon landscape.

    45m | Mar 22, 2023
  • #72 The Leo Bergere World Champion Episode

    It was one of the most gripping climaxes to a season possible as a dramatic final 500m of the men's 2022 World Triathlon Championship Finals saw Leo Bergere eventually emerge with gold and the world title at the end of a hard-fought campaign. Ahead of his return to the desert for the 2023 season opener, we caught up with Bergere in Girona to hear how he finally got the better of Alex Yee and Hayden Wilde and what makes the French squad such aa force to be reckoned with heading in to the new year of racing.

    Watch WTCS Abu Dhabi on 3 March on TriathlonLive.tv

    22m | Feb 22, 2023
  • ≠71 The Vincent Luis Bonus Episode

    With the start of the 2023 World Triathlon Championship Series just around the corner, World Triathlon met up with Vincent Luis in the Girona hills where he lives and trains. This bonus episode is a short excerpt from the full interview with the two-time World Champion, and will be available to watch soon exclusively on TriathlonLive.tv along with all of the new season's action from the blue carpet.

    Stand by for the season launch on 17 February.

    11m | Feb 13, 2023
  • #70 The Gwen Jorgensen episode

    In mid-December, the word was finally out - Rio 2016 Olympic Champion Gwen Jorgensen was coming back to World Triathlon racing in 2023. A seven-year break from the blue carpet, two children and some serious marathon running since she hung up her tri-suit, one of the best of all time is back and eyeing a spot on the USA Mixed Relay squad for Paris 2024. Hear how it all came about and why on the latest episode of the World Triathlon Podcast.

    34m | Feb 3, 2023
  • #69 The Maya Kingma episode

    Netherlands' Maya Kingma kicks off the new season of World Triathlon podcasts, the rising talent who fought through the pain barrier at the end of 2022 to help determine the outcome of WTCS Bermuda, was caught up in a bike crash in Abu Dhabi, and is looking to ease into the new year fully fit and ready to consistently hit the heights she has shown over the past two campaigns. After a little glitz at the first ever Global Triathlon Awards!

    54m | Jan 27, 2023
  • #68 The 2022 Championship Finals Preview Show

    Gillian Sanders and Tommy Zaferes join the podcast to give their own inside takes on a season that has had it all, and look ahead to the big one - the 2022 Championship Finals Abu Dhabi, where the headline battles between Hayden Wilde and Alex Yee, Flora Duffy and Georgia Taylor-Brown for the men's and women's world titles are set to provide the season's final chapter of unmissable action!

    49m | Nov 22, 2022
  • #67 Morgan Pearson

    Ahead of his first race back from an injury that has kept him off the blue carpet since Abu Dhabi 2021, we are in Chile to speak with USA's Morgan Pearson at the Vina del Mar World Cup and catch up on where the Olympic Mixed Triathlon Relay silver medallist is at mentally and physically as he builds back towards the all-important Paris 2024 campaign.

    40m | Nov 16, 2022
  • #66 Coaches Special: Rodrigo Milazzo & Tibor Lehmann

    For 2022 World Coach Day, we catch up with Brazil Triathlon's High Performance Manager Rodrigo Milazzo and Tibor Lehmann, coach of Hungarian hotshot Csongor Lehmann, and hear how they are determined to convert years of work into Olympic success at Paris 2024, and exactly what it might take to realise those dreams over the next two seasons on the World Triathlon blue carpet.

    1h 31m | Sep 23, 2022
  • #65 Kristian Blummenfelt & Gustav Iden

    Ahead of an hotly anticipated first World Cup in their hometown of Bergen, Norway’s triathlon totems reveal the secrets of the City of Seven Mountains and just how they manage to keep pushing each others limits and buttons during training. From Iden’s mortal fear of birds to the sneakier side of Blummenfelt’s race tactics and the prospect of a complete overhaul of their Olympic formula for Paris 2024, it’s a brilliant hour in the company of the two great friends and rivals.


    54m | Aug 25, 2022
  • #64 Craig Kirkwood

    New Zealand's Craig Kirkwood began working with Hayden Wilde back in 2016 and has since helped develop a raw multisport talent into an Olympic medallist and world title contender. On this episode, he reveals how a tenacious Wilde first made him aware of his ability as the pair chased a $1,000 prize and how he prefers the art of coaching to the science, and looks forward to a potential world championship showdown in Abu Dhabi.

    45m | Aug 22, 2022
  • #63 Sam Dickinson

    Dogged by injuries at almost every crucial step of his young career, Sam Dickinson is now ready to break out of the shadows in 2022. Serving as a domestique and standby for GB’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic hopefuls, Sam has had to bide his time, but after helping land the first Mixed Relay spots of the Paris 2024 qualifiers - including a controversial penalty that nearly cost the team dearly - he is now laser-focussed on a big Commonwealth Games debut and kicking on in the new Olympic cycle. 

    43m | Jul 19, 2022
  • #62 Jamie Riddle (RSA)

    We're back and delighted to cast an eye over some of the remarkable action from the Championship Series races over the past months, as well as a first look ahead to the Commonwealth Games, with one of the young athletes making a name for himself in Leeds and Hamburg, Jamie Riddle. The 22-year-old is a shining example of the power of positivity and seizing your opportunities when they present themselves, as we take a look at the new generation coming through and bringing the heat to start of the Paris 2024 Olympic cycle.

    44m | Jul 12, 2022
  • #61 Chris McCormack

    The former World Triathlon and Ironman Champion and Super League pioneer Chris McCormack joins us for a look ahead to the first Series race of 2022, WTCS Yokohama. We get the inside scoop on the historic Sub7-Sub8 Ironman attempts and consider just what it is that makes the likes of Blummenfelt, Duffy and Brownlee so very good, as well as why there will always be someone around the corner waiting to outdo them.

    1h 12m | May 12, 2022
  • #60 Kate Waugh and Max Stapley

    Ahead of the London stop of the 2022 Arena Games Triathlon series, we catch up with one of the surprise packages from Munich a fortnight ago, Australia's Max Stapley, to get the inside scoop on the tactics that helped him to silver in Germany, as well as Kate Waugh (GBR), who can take some credit for his preparation having experienced the lung-burn for the first time herself a year ago, and who is also looking forward to the challenge ahead and the prospect of racing in front of a sell out crowd at the London Olympic Aquatics Centre.

    54m | Apr 21, 2022
  • #59 Marten Van Riel

    Before the Belgium Hammer - who scored gold at the 70.3 Dubai earlier in 2022 - heads to the opening Munich leg of the Arena Games Triathlon World Championships, Marten Van Riel explains just how and why he is ready to make the seemingly impossible leap from longer distance to intense, virtual super-sprint action, the fresh weapons his new training programme is bringing to his racing and why he just wants to spread good triathlon vibes everywhere he goes.

    52m | Apr 1, 2022
  • #58 Triathlon coach Paulo Sousa

    Born and raised in Lisbon, Portugal, the ever outspoken Paulo Sousa had no fewer than seven members of his training group on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic start lines last year. On episode 58, he shares his excitement over the three new members added to the roster for 2022, the experiences and philosophies that have shaped his methods and why pragmatism and honesty are the core principles to everything he practices. And hill reps. Lots and lots of hill reps.

    1h 26m | Mar 25, 2022
  • #57 Csongor Lehmann and Kira Gupta-Baltazar

    Hungary's Csongor Lehmann and Canadian Kira Gupta-Baltazar join us for the third in our mini-series of ones-to-watch for the 2022 season. Csongor was born and raised in the home of Hungarian triathlon, Tiszaujvaros, a fierce competitor with Junior and U23 World titles to his name, trained by his dad and brought up on a rich diet of triathlon as soon as he could walk. Kira made her debut in the Canadian Mixed Relay team in Montreal and, having won the NCAA Women's Triathlon title for her beloved San Francisco University, is looking to hit her first World Cups in 2022. 

    1h 17m | Mar 4, 2022
  • #56 Alberte Kjaer 🇩🇰 & Miguel Hidalgo 🇧🇷

    Two of the hottest new talents ready to breakthrough in 2022 are Denmark’s Alberte Kjaer Pedersen and Brazil’s Miguel Hidalgo. Coming from opposite sides of the swim-bike-run equation, both are working it out on the world stage, hitting their first WTCS starts in style and planning to help their countries to Mixed Relay Olympic debuts in Paris. 

    1h 33m | Feb 25, 2022
  • #55 Chase McQueen and Emma Lombardi

    As we begin the countdown to the start of a new World Triathlon season, it's time to catch up with a few of the faces set to be breaking through in 2022. In the first of a series of ones-to-watch specials, the USA's Chase McQueen and French U23 World Champion Emma Lombardi give us the lowdown on the very different trajectories of their journeys in the sport so far, including high drama at WTCS Leeds and the art of French Grand Prix racing.

    1h 32m | Feb 11, 2022
  • #54 Kendall Gretsch

    When the women's PTWC wheelchair category was left out of the Para Triathlon programme of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, USA's Kendall Gretsch didn't dwell on what might have been. Instead, she took up Para Nordic Skiing, going on to win gold at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games. After finally getting her shot at triathlon glory at Tokyo 2020 and winning the title in the most dramatic fashion, she is now heading to Beijing and hoping to defend her winter titles for the first time.

    55m | Jan 26, 2022
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