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You're listening to the Triathlon Bizcast -- the first podcast that brings you real stories from today's top endurance sports business owners, who are working to grow the sport of Triathlon. The Triathlon Bizcast is a podcast production of NR Media Group and recorded in our studio each week at 49 S. Grant Ave in downtown Columbus, Ohio. Learn more about how you can become a sponsor of Triathlon Bizcast at nrmedia.biz/podcasts

You're listening to the Triathlon Bizcast -- the first podcast that brings you real stories from today's top endurance sports business owners, who are working to grow the sport of Triathlon. The Triathlon Bizcast is a podcast production of NR Media Group and recorded in our studio each week at 49 S. Grant Ave in downtown Columbus, Ohio. Learn more about how you can become a sponsor of Triathlon Bizcast at nrmedia.biz/podcasts
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You're listening to the Triathlon Bizcast -- the first podcast that brings you real stories from today's top endurance sports business owners, who are working to grow the sport of Triathlon. The Triathlon Bizcast is a podcast production of NR Media Group and recorded in our studio each week at 49 S. Grant Ave in downtown Columbus, Ohio. Learn more about how you can become a sponsor of Triathlon Bizcast at nrmedia.biz/podcasts

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Episode 017: Jerry Lawson, Chief Frog of Frog Bikes

9/27/2018
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Jerry Lawson, Chief Frog at Frog Bikes, owns a company that has been named the ’Official Kids’ Bike’ of USA Cycling” through 2020. This British company specializes in offering lightweight kids' road and mountain bikes, and launched the U.S. market last year, selling exclusively through independent bike dealers.

Duration:00:35:19

Episode 016: Rocky Arroyo, Rocky Arroyo Photography

8/10/2018
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Our guest this week plays a very special role in the sport of triathlon, and one that’s equally important to the business of the events as it is to the gear, memories, achievements and sometimes even the pain present on the faces that cross the finish line. Rocky Arroyo of Rocky Arroyo Photography is here to talk about the art and science behind photography at triathlon events.

Duration:00:20:45

Episode 015: Jon & Chris Thornham, Flo Cycling

7/20/2018
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Our guests this week are two brothers who founded their company in 2009 with a goal of finding a way to produce high quality, wind tunnel tested wheels at a more affordable price point. We're talking to Jon and Chris Thornham, co-founders and co-CEOs of Flo Cycling.

Duration:00:30:40

Episode 014: Steve Fleck, Professional Race Announcer

7/13/2018
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This week’s guest has been around Triathlon for a very long time, both as a racer but also someone who has been on the front lines of sales and business development as the industry has grown over the years. Hear from Steve Fleck, Professional Race Announcer and Emcee for Tailwind Communications, in this episode.

Duration:00:43:20

Episode 013: Daniel Cassidy, CEO of Major League Triathlon

7/11/2018
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Our guest this week is a maverick. He’s developed a business that is challenging current race formats, adding team competition, changing the spectator experience, and even branding teams of professional triathletes like you would see in more main stream professional sports. Daniel Cassidy is here to talk about his company, Major League Triathlon and all that they are doing to shake things up.

Duration:00:24:42

Episode 012: Robert Childers, Founder of Race Event Technologies

6/1/2018
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This week, we’re looking at the race operations theme and bringing the focus to timing systems. Our guest is Robert Childers, who is a race director, business owner, trained technologist, and he’s also built and developed a timing system that you should absolutely know about.

Duration:00:16:11

Episode 011: Marcus Robinson, Founder and Inventor of TBLOCKS

5/26/2018
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On this episode of Triathlon BizCast, we are talking to Marcus Robinson. Marcus is the founder and inventor of TBLOCKS, a new and innovative transition area system that could really shake up the game for multisport.

Duration:00:29:54

Episode 010: Stuart Hunter, Founder & CEO of roll: Bicycles

5/11/2018
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This week, we're talking to Stuart Hunter, the founder and CEO of roll: Bicycles. With beginnings as an independent bike dealer in Ohio, roll: truly understands the needs of local bike shops. The company has designed and manufactures a complete line of custom bikes that can be sold in your shop, are built to order and offer substantially higher margins for dealers – Learn more at rollbicycles.com.

Duration:00:27:40

Episode 009: Gary Roethenbaugh & Kate Morefield, MultiSport Research

5/4/2018
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This week on Triathlon Bizcast, we’re talking with Gary Roethenbaugh & Kate Morefield of MultiSport Research. MSR published a 2018 Endurance Sports Social Analytics report, so Kate and Gary are explaining the findings from that report.

Duration:00:30:45

Episode 008: Eric Schlange, Webmaster & Editor of ZwiftInsider

4/20/2018
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Eric Schlange, the webmaster and editor of ZwiftInsider, is someone who has found himself at the epicenter of the massive movement towards virtual and social cycling by hinging his content onto the leading software in the space.

Duration:00:29:52

Episode 007: Susan Daniels, Event Director for St. Anthony’s Triathlon

4/12/2018
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Our guest today is the Race Director for the 2018 USAT Regional Championship. Named in 2017 as one of “10 Great Destination Triathlons” by Complete Tri, St. Anthony's Triathlon will celebrate its 35th year in 2018 in St. Petersburg, FL.

Duration:00:14:58

Episode 006: Bill Bishop, Founder of Bishop Racing and CEO of The Everest Platform

4/6/2018
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This week on Triathlon Bizcast, we’re talking with Bill Bishop of Founder of Bill Bishop Racing on his Everest Coaching platform. The Everest Platform is a state of the art coaching software designed for the triathlon, swimming, running, and strength training communities.

Duration:00:32:46

Episode 005: Matt Dixon, CEO & Coach at PurplePatch Fitness

3/29/2018
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This week on Triathlon Bizcast, we’re talking with Matt Dixon, the CEO & Coach at PurplePatch Fitness. Matt shares his insights on coaching professional and age group triathletes, running successful triathlon training camps and his book, The Fast Track Athlete…

Duration:00:33:26

Episode 004: Paul Craig, President & Co-Founder of R.A.C.E.

3/23/2018
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Paul Craig, President & Co-Founder of Rudy Project shares the history behind the Rudy Project and XX2i Optics. Not only do we learn about the history of the company, but we see how the company has grown and is continuing to grow.

Duration:00:27:59

Episode 003: Chuck Menke, CMO of USA Triathlon

3/1/2018
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Chuck Menke, the CMO of USA Triathlon has completely changed the way that the sport of triathlon looks at sponsorships and the future of the sport. They recently launched their Time To Tri initiative that helps anybody and everybody get started with their first triathlon.

Duration:00:25:44

Episode 002: Shannon Kurek, Founder of HFP Racing

3/1/2018
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Shannon Kurek, Founder of HFP Racing, has turned the sport of triathlon into a family affair. After 30 successful years of race management, HFP recently added the Real Racine International Triathlon to their roster when IRONMAN dropped it. The race finds new beginnings as a short course event offering Super Sprint, Sprint and Olympic Distances

Duration:00:34:17

Episode 001: Dan Kennison, Founder & CEO of Premier Bike

3/1/2018
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Dan Kennison, Founder and CEO of Premier Bike, is completely transforming the world of superbike manufacturing. Using his extensive knowledge of manufacturing and aerodynamics, Premier Bikes has created a superbike that not only outperforms the top bikes in the industry, but does so at a fraction of the cost.

Duration:00:23:37