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Humans of Triathlon (H.o.T) Podcast

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Through real, authentic, raw and enjoyable (RARE) conversations, the podcast digs deep into the passionate journey's & lives of Humans of Triathlon from around the globe and from all walks of life.We aim to inspire and to celebrate this life-changing sport and its humans - one human, one story at a … read more

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Ep. #58: Katie Godec [@trilife_at_30kft] | Starting a Conversation Regarding the High Cost of Triathlon

October 21st, 2019


For as much as we love Triathlon, there are some things that we might not particularly like about it. For some, it may be the logistics, for others, …

Ep. #57: Kristian Blummenfelt | Pro Triathlete from Norway, 2019 WTS Grand Final Winner, & 70.3 World Record Holder

September 16th, 2019


This week we have the first short-course pro to come on the show - Kristian Blummenfelt from Norway. Tune in as we chat about how Kristian got into the sport; the Norway Triathlon scene; life as a professional …

Ep. #56: Tasneem Patel | A Fully Covered Athlete from South Africa

August 19th, 2019


This week we have our first guest from South Africa - Tasneem Patel. She's a fully covered athlete who has been called as "The Covered One". Tasneem …

Ep. #55: Alfredo Allende | Battling Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) & Living Everyday as if there's No Tomorrow

August 12th, 2019


There are moments in our life that stimulate us to make changes to our current situation. It might be an illness, the birth of a new baby, a new …

Ep. #54: Phaedra Kennedy | Trust in Your Ability to Do Hard Things

July 29th, 2019


This week's Human of Triathlon started her endurance journey with running back in 1998, But when standing along the finishing chute during her husband's first IM at Lake Placid - cheering and crying for all the …

Ep. #53: Ryan Lastimosa | 3D Artist/Game Developer, 11x Ironman Finisher on the Road to Kona, Ultrarunner & Martial Artist

July 15th, 2019


After getting into the world of 3D art and developing video games, Ryan Lastimosa was a very heavy drinker & smoker suffering from Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) & was in the red zone for a heart attack at …

Ep. #52: Lynn Mattix | Veteran & Founder of 'Fund Her Tri' - Supporting & Empowering Women to Show Their Strength through Triathlon

July 8th, 2019


Born in Ohio & based in South Korea our Human of Triathlon this week, Lynn was addicted to attention as a teenager. Maybe not all that abnormal for someone that age, but it often brought drama & consequences. …

Ep. #51: Allan Espina | Don't Let Others Define Who You Are #SayNoToBullying

June 25th, 2019


Being smaller than his peers, Allan Espina was the object of bullying growing up in the Philippines. He got heckled, called "limp-wristed", & …

Ep. #50: Robin Mayall | Triathlete for 30+ Years, Mom, Student of the Universe, and Former H.o.T Podcast Co-host

June 10th, 2019


Robin started in Triathlon, back in 1987, when the sport was still in its infancy stage. Being a lover of the water, she had been swimming in college …

Ep. #49: Jordan Graham | Cancer Survivor from Scotland doing Triathlon to be more than just 'The Guy That Had Cancer'

June 3rd, 2019


Our guest this week, Jordan Graham beat cancer. After his recovery from surgery and chemotherapy, he wanted to prove to himself that he was better and stronger, he wanted to distance himself from just being 'the guy …

Ep. #48: Rachel Wall - A Hereditary Angioedema Warrior's Journey to Becoming Comfortable in Her Own Skin

May 20th, 2019


Rachel Wall came into this world with a rare genetic disease called Hereditary Angioedema that causes episodes of mass swelling which are intensely …

Ep. #47: Celebrating 1-Year of the Humans of Triathlon (H.o.T) Podcast

May 13th, 2019


This episode marks 1-year since we started the Humans of Triathlon (H.o.T) Podcast. The co-hosts have a casual chat about the show, Humans of Triathlon, and what's been happening with them lately.

It's been a blast …

Ep. #46: Robert Sainsbury | Biologist working through a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) with the help of Triathlon

April 29th, 2019


After doing his first Triathlon after an impromptu signup while on vacation in Hawaii in 2014, while riding one day, Robert Sainsbury suffered a …

Ep. #45: Ling Choo | Full-time Triathlete from Singapore and National IM Record Holder

April 22nd, 2019


In 2009, Ling Choo was hit by a car and broke her left femur and right leg while training for her very first 70.3 World Championship. Fast forward to …

Ep. #44: Mike "YOU ARE AN IRONMAN" Reilly | The Voice of IRONMAN & His New Book 'Finding My Voice'

April 15th, 2019


To those familiar with Ironman Triathlon, this man doesn't need much of an introduction. Mike Reilly, the "Voice of IRONMAN" worldwide, the only person to have been inducted into the 3 Hall of Fames of Ironman, USA …

Ep. #43: Amber Ferreira | Race for the Love of Racing; Sport is Way More Than Just Winning & Losing

April 8th, 2019


Being a shy little girl, Amber was held back to repeat Kindergarten for an extra year. That summer, she remembers her mom encouraging her to sign up for the summer track & field program. She shook her head & …

Ep. #42: Fabio Spiteri | Ultra-endurance Triathlete from Malta on His Road to a Deca-Ironman

April 1st, 2019


Fabio Spiteri is a 44-year old ultra-endurance triathlete from the small country of Malta. Fabio's love for sport started at the age of 22, after he …

Ep. #41: Alisha Woodroof | Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Warrior & Former Drug Addict on Living Life vs Just Existing

March 25th, 2019


Our guest this week - Alisha Woodroof went from an All-American tennis player to a trashcan junkie addicted to cocaine, crack, heroin, & alcohol …

Ep. #40: Barret Fishner | Pro Mountain Biker & Xterra Triathlete Not Letting His Past Confine Him

March 18th, 2019


Growing up as a country boy along the coastal mountains of Oregon, it only seems natural that this week's guest gravitated towards the sport of mountain biking. Honing his bike-handling skills by watching and then …

Ep. #39: Sheila Treleaven | Always Take Time For Yourself Regardless of Age & Responsibilities

March 11th, 2019


Introducing the new H.o.T Podcast Co-host - Sheila Treleaven [@sheilatreleaven]! Born in Canada, Sheila's journey started as a competitive swimmer from the young age of 8. Soon, she was breathing, eating, sleeping and …

Ep. #38: Mikael Eriksson | Founder of 'Scientific Triathlon' & Host of 'That Triathlon Show

February 25th, 2019


Mikael Eriksson, a Swedish-speaking Finn living in Lisbon, Portugal, began in the sport of Triathlon in 2015, right after graduating from university and working as an engineer at a medical startup. Having been a …

Ep. #37: Ray & Danielle Gogarty | Couples That TRI Together - Stay Together!

February 11th, 2019


Following the theme of Valentines Day, we've got a "Trinamic" duo on the show this week - Danielle & Ray Gogarty. @danigogs & @ray_j_gogs …

Ep. #36: Greg McDermott | From Overweight & Unhappy to Ultraman & Cycling 14,000kms around Australia

February 4th, 2019


Our guest this week, Greg McDermott [@gregmcdermottcoach] puts the endure in endurance. He's tackled some of the longest and toughest challenges in his home country, Australia - including a 14,000km bike ride and the …

Ep. #35: 4 Bajkerky | Slovak Girl Gang Demonstrating the Power of Triathlon to Forge Friendships

January 28th, 2019


Tune in this week to not 1, not  2 - but 4 guests! This episode shares the special bond of 4 girls from Slovakia; the 4 Bajkerky (@4bajkerky) - Sasa, Veri, Kika, & Tami: all of whom are quite different …

Ep. #34: Scott Flathouse | Photographer Capturing your Effort & Hardwork on Raceday

January 21st, 2019


Growing up in Austin, TX, Scott Flathouse (@scottflathousephoto) was a high school runner & an avid cyclist. But after starting work full-time, …

Ep. #33: Melodie Carli | Taking Chances on the Unknown

January 14th, 2019


Born and raised in Corsica, a beautiful mountainous Mediterranean island southeast of France, Melodie was an active child who's single-mom supported …

Ep. #32: Triathlon Taren & NTK | Living a Life of Fulfillment while Uplifting Thousands

January 7th, 2019


The first episode of 2019, and we couldn't think of anyone better to kick-start the new year with than Taren Gesell (aka 'Triathlon Taren') and his …

Ep. #31: 2018 Compilation | Key Messages & 'I TRI Because...'

December 31st, 2018


Sneaking in one last (bonus) episode before the year ends. It's a compilation of our guests of 2018 answering two questions we've started asking …

Ep. #30: Ashley Zaccaro | Breaking the Bond Between Abuser & Victim through Triathlon

December 17th, 2018


In 2016, Ashley found out that the prosecutors would not be pursuing the case against her rapist. 3 days later, she received an email from an …

Ep. #29 - Daniel Garcia | 'Impossible' is just an Opinion not a Fact

December 10th, 2018


In 2010, Daniel Garcia fell from 45-feet straight onto his back - breaking it and instantly paralyzing him. Depression was his biggest foe, and he …

Ep. #28 - Angela Bernaldo | Turning Grief & Loss into Positive Action

December 3rd, 2018


Grief and loss are something all humans have to face. Finding the shining light of Triathlon in these dark times brought our guest out of what she …

Ep. #27 - Dave Scott | 6x IRONMAN World Champ & 1st IRONMAN Hall of Fame Inductee [Part 2/2]

November 26th, 2018


This week we continue our conversation with Dave Scott - the first Pro and IRONMAN World Champ to come on the show and we can't think of anyone better for it than "The Man" himself, 6x IRONMAN World Champ & the …

Ep. #27 - Dave Scott | 6x IRONMAN World Champ & 1st IRONMAN Hall of Fame Inductee [Part 1/2]

November 19th, 2018


This week's guest is the first Pro and IRONMAN World Champ to come on the show and we can't think of anyone better for it than "The Man" himself, Mr. Dave Scott, 6x IRONMAN World Champ & the first inductee into the …

Ep. #26 - Katy P | Trials & Tribulations of a Transgender Woman in Trails and Triathlon

November 12th, 2018


This week's guest, Katy epitomizes the idea that Triathlon can help you discover who you truly are & that dreaming big can create both - crushing …

Ep. #25 - Deepak Raj | Overweight Techie turned Top Indian IRONMAN Triathlete & Coach

November 5th, 2018


Deepak Raj, our first Indian guest shares his journey as an overweight techie following the typical corporate path in India who then visited Germany …

Ep. #24 - Julie Bockey | Autism Mom to 2, Type-1 Diabetic, USAF Veteran, Hospice Nurse & IRONMAN

October 22nd, 2018


Completing an IRONMAN is hard enough by itself, imagine doing it being a parent to two autistic kids and a type-1 diabetic. That's exactly what Julie …

Ep. #23 - Conor Bollinger | Triathlon as a variable in the journey to a healthier & adventurous life

October 15th, 2018


Conor, born and raised in the States, saw himself being roped into typical student-life culture in America of boozing, partying, lifting, eating, …

Ep. #22 - Belen Ramirez | Body Dysmorphia, Doctors Without Borders, PTSD, & ProjectBikeLove

October 8th, 2018


Born in the 'machista' community of Paraguay, South America, right from a young age, Belen dealt with body dysmorphia as she was made to believe that …

Ep. #20 - Rita Paupério | A Resilient Former-Ballerina & Cancer Survivor who has learned to not take life for granted

September 24th, 2018


This 36-year-old former-ballerina from Portugal has had a number of wake-up calls over the last few years - she was diagnosed with and recovered from …

Ep. #19 - The Pease Brothers | Journey to becoming only the 2nd wheelchair assisted duo to compete at IRONMAN Kona #TogetherTheyWheel!

September 17th, 2018


An inspiring journey of how a wholehearted man born with cerebral palsy and his brother, Kyle and Brent Pease, make their way to IRONMAN KONA 2018 as …

Ep. #18 - Anna Matthews | A single mother of two who started believing & standing up for herself after turning to Triathlon

September 10th, 2018


Anna, a 37 year-old single mother of two young kids from Tasmania, Australia, now living in Queensland, talks about her transformation from a very …

Ep. #17 - Al Marleau | Keeping the fire burning & body functioning & being competitive at the age of 59 after a "late-start" & 20-intense-years of endurance sport

September 3rd, 2018


Al was always athletic as a child, even though he was small, nothing stopped him from involving himself with the more aggressive sports of ice …

Ep. #16 - Jen Pi | A Transformative Journey from Depression, Obesity & Low Self-Esteem to Confident & Strong through the Power of Sport and Not Being Your Own Obstacle

August 27th, 2018


After having a joyful childhood in Mexico, Jen Pi, during her teenage years, started spiraling down the dark tunnel of depression and obesity which …

Ep. #15 - Recap | Guest Highlights & Takeaways, Troubles of Podcasting, What the Hosts have been up-to, & Future Plans

August 20th, 2018


This episode is a little different, with just the three co-hosts and no guest. As it has been over 3 months since we started the show, we decided to do a little recap sort of episode - looking back on the previous …

Ep. #14 - Kayla Bowker | Finding Strength, Passion & Faith through Triathlon

August 13th, 2018


It was during a low point in her life that Kayla Bowker found Triathlon. Kayla, after having dealt with a serious eating disorder, was going though a crappy break up, living off of $50/week in a really crappy apartment, …

Ep. #13 - Kyle Hagemann | Tourette's Syndrome, The 6-Discipline Rule & Following Your Heart

August 6th, 2018


In 5th grade, Kyle Hagemann was diagnosed with a worst case scenario neurological condition called Tourette’s syndrome, put on many meds, gained a …

Ep. #12 - Lindsay & Guy Berkebile | Father-Daughter Triathlon Duo

July 30th, 2018


This week we have not one but two guests! Lindsay & Guy Berkebile, father-daughter triathletes from the US. Growing up in a family where both your parents are adventure-junkies and your father is a 5-time Kona …

Episode #11 - Suzanne Martin | Making a life(style) change at the age of 50 after 25-straight-years of drug & alcohol addiction

July 23rd, 2018


After being overweight and a drug-addict & alcoholic for 25-straight-years, Suzanne got a wake-up call which made her completely change her life …

Ep. #10 - Evan Pardi | From eating disorders of Anorexia & Bulimia to a Pro-triathlon License

July 16th, 2018


Evan went from being a weak young guy with eating disorders in high school to just recently getting his pro-license with a series of impressive …

Ep. #9 - Stephanie Avakian (@das_athlete) | Chasing dreams while living with chronic pain & fatigue

July 9th, 2018


This episode features Stephanie Avakian (@das_athlete) - a mother of 2, wife, graphic designer and a triathlete based in Canada who recently completed her first 70.3 race while managing everything that comes with living …

Ep. #8 - Jeff Fairbanks (@thetriumphproject) | The 'Prince of Pain' & his 21-day quest of 21 70.3s

July 2nd, 2018


This episode features - Jeff Fairbanks (aka the 'Prince of Pain'), a dad, husband & enthusiastic surfer turned triathlete who - a couple years ago, took on this 21-day challenge of doing 21 70.3s in 21 different …

Ep. #7 - Sarah Watson | A message of resiliency & healing from an Australian Armed Forces Veteran

June 25th, 2018


This weeks guest is Sarah Watson - relatively new to the sport of Triathlon, Sarah did her first race just a few years ago. However, she has already qualified for & competed in the 70.3 World Champs. But that is not …

Ep. #6 - Chris Choi | LGBTQ Triathlete & Designer from Drug-Addict to Triathlon-Addict

June 18th, 2018


Ep. #6 🔥🎙features Chris Choi, a kind, shy, strong and honest - designer, tattoo-enthusiast and LGBTQ triathlete - who has dealt with and overcome …

Ep. #5 - Ginny Cataldi (@ginnylovestri24) | Finding oneself through Triathlon

June 11th, 2018


Ep. #5 of the H.o.T Podcast features Ginny Cataldi (@ginnylovestri24) - a mom of two kids, multiple time IM Kona finisher & Boston Marathoner, …

Episode #4 - Dan Cadriel (@trimandan) | 30yr veteran of the sport on how he stays competitive and balances family & life with Triathlon

June 4th, 2018


This episode of the H.o.T Podcast features Dan Cadriel (@trimandan), a veteran of the sport of triathlon with over 30 years of experience! We talk all about his progression over the years, how he's kept himself …

Ep. #3 - Jemima Cooper (@jemcoop96) | Journey of self-discovery of a pro-ballerina turned triathlete

May 28th, 2018


This episode of the H.o.T Podcast features Jemima Cooper, a professional ballerina turned triathlete, in the UK, who now has big aspirations of turning pro in the world of triathlon. We talk all about her amazing …

Ep. #2 - Tim Ford (@tford14) | Overweight bloke to fit triathlete and coach

May 21st, 2018


In this episode we bring you the story and journey of Tim Ford, an Australian triathlete based in Sydney. Not too many years ago Tim weighed 120kgs and in denial of how big he was. He then found Triathlon - which …

Ep. #1 - Jill Kuhn (@ironwillironjill) | Mom of 4 & Rheumatoid Arthritis Warrior makes No Excuses

May 14th, 2018


Excited to bring you Episode #1 of the H.o.T Podcast where we bring to you the story and journey of our first ever guest - Jill Kuhn - (@ironwillironjill), a wife, and a mother to 4 active young boys. Along with all the …

Episode #0 - Introduction

May 7th, 2018


Introduction episode of the H.o.T Podcast where we talk about - who's behind Humans of Triathlon and how it got started, a little background of the three co-hosts, what the podcast is all about, what you can expect in …

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