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Greg Bennett chats with the world’s greatest athletes and high-performers to find out how they got the top of the world and how are they able to sustain it. Join Greg Bennett, Olympian, World Champion and former world number one Triathlete, for some inspiring and entertaining stories.

Greg Bennett chats with the world’s greatest athletes and high-performers to find out how they got the top of the world and how are they able to sustain it. Join Greg Bennett, Olympian, World Champion and former world number one Triathlete, for some inspiring and entertaining stories.

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Greg Bennett chats with the world’s greatest athletes and high-performers to find out how they got the top of the world and how are they able to sustain it. Join Greg Bennett, Olympian, World Champion and former world number one Triathlete, for some inspiring and entertaining stories.

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Episodes

Matt Hanson - Professional Triathlete and Coach 5x Ironman/5x 70.3 champion Owner of MHRacing

6/27/2022
Today I am joined by one of the greatest Ironman athletes in the world. He’s currently ranked 8th on the PTO World rankings and has been steadily making his way up this list for many years. Dr. Matt Hanson is a professional triathlete and coach for triathletes, cyclists and runners. He has an extensive background as an athlete and is highly-educated in all things sports-related. He’s quietly gone about the job of winning major Ironman's, including 4 North American titles. Combine that with...

Duration:01:05:18

Craig Alexander - 5 time Ironman World Champion & Simon Whitfield - Olympic Gold (and silver) medalist

6/20/2022
In today's episode I have a conversation with two of the greatest athletes in the world ... and honestly, two of the best men I know. One of them dominated the world of 70.3 and Ironman with 3 Kona Ironman and two 70.3 world titles and arguably the greatest career in the middle distance Triathlon, with more wins at that distance than anyone else. Add to that his impressive short course wins at Minneapolis, Chicago and many others and you can see why I hold him in such awe. The other has one...

Duration:01:07:09

Dan Lorang, Professional Cycling/ Tri Coach

6/13/2022
One of the benefits of podcasting is the evergreen inspiring content always available at our fingertips ... no matter where you are in your life or athletic journey. Recently I found myself flicking back through early shows of The Greg Bennett Show in my own endeavour to learn and find some extra inspiration from the amazing guests I've had the privilege to chat to these past few years. Dan Lorang joined me back in September 2021 on episode 91. Dan is one of the greatest endurance coaches on...

Duration:01:25:04

Seth Pepper - High-Performance Mental Coach

6/6/2022
Seth Pepper has developed mental training systems that have helped Olympians, World Champions, Netflix film directors, and executives optimize their potential. With over 25 years of experience competing and coaching when the stakes are at their greatest, Seth has seen first-hand the results the power of the mind can deliver … both good and bad. Seth helps elite performers unlock the secret of how to utilize pressure to unlock peak performance. Yes, pressure … can be good. What would life...

Duration:01:14:42

Ben Hoffman - Ironman Champion - Pro Triathlete

5/30/2022
Ben Hoffman has had a 2nd and two 4th’s at the Kona Ironman World Championships. Ben has 8 Ironman Victories, 7 Ironman 70.3 wins and when he’s not winning he’s on the podium. In this past month he had an incredible victory at IM Texas with a 7.57/ and 2.40 marathon and backed up 2 weeks later to come top 10 at the IM St.George World Championships. He was last on the show in episode 46, Nov of 2020. If you haven’t listened to that one please go check it out, it’s a cracker. Support the show...

Duration:01:13:13

Kim Brackin - Swimming is an Art and a Science

5/23/2022
Kim Brackin is one of the greatest swim coaches in the world. Coach to 7 Olympic medals (two of those gold), 13 World Championship medals (7 of those gold) and 4 Olympic Games - 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016. Kim was the Women's Head Coach at the University of Texas: 2006-2012, where they won 2 Big 12 Championship titles and previous to that was the Co-Head Coach at Auburn University from 1997-2005 where they Won 7 NCAA Championship titles. Kim was named 2002 NCAA Swimming Coach of the Year and in...

Duration:01:18:06

Lucy & Reece Charles-Barclay - Professional athletes

5/16/2022
Welcome to The Greg Bennett show, an AnyQuestion podcast hosted by Former Professional Olympic and World Champion Athlete Greg Bennett. Greg chats with the world's greatest athletes and high performers to find out how they got to the top of the world and how they are able to sustain it. Reece and Lucy Charles-Barclay are the most professional team I’ve witnessed in the sport. Their approach to being the best athletes they can be, their professionalism with brands, and how they present...

Duration:00:57:37

Dr. Ted Forcum - USA Olympic Team Head Chiropractor

5/9/2022
Dr. Forcum is the team chiropractor for the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League. He was selected as a member of the medical staff for Team U.S.A. during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. He also served on the medical staff at the 2015 USA Track and Field World Championships Training Camp and 2007 Rio de Janeiro US Pan American Games. He has worked as an event physician for such events as the U.S Track and Field Olympic Trials, U.S Track and Field National Championships, U.S....

Duration:01:10:19

Jan Frodeno - Olympic Champion, 3x Ironman & 2x Ironman 70.3 World

5/2/2022
In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, a great champion and a good friend, Jan Frodeno return to chat about his journey through the past 2 years while also diving deep into the plans for 2022 and beyond. Jan is arguably one of the greatest Triathletes of All-time. And it’s hard to argue with this, with his Olympic Gold, Three-time Ironman World Champion with a course record in Kona of 7.51.13, Two-time IM 70.3 World Champion, and a world record in the Ironman distance of 7.35.39 at the...

Duration:01:02:18

Rob Verhelst ’Fireman Rob’ - Impact Speaker & Performance Coach, Fireman, Veteran, World Records, Philanthropist.

4/25/2022
Robert Verhelst is a career firefighter, an Air Force veteran, who did search and recovery at the World Trade Center after the September 11 Attacks. For the novice athlete, it’s hard to imagine what it feels like to participate in the grueling athletic competition known as the Ironman Triathlon: the 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike race, and 26.2-mile run all in one stretch. Now imagine doing the last leg weighed down by 50 pounds of firefighter gear! Fireman Rob has completed dozens of...

Duration:01:06:08

Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS - ’The Nutrition Myth Buster’

4/18/2022
Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, also known as "The Nutrition Myth Buster" is a board-certified nutritionist with a master's degree in psychology and the best-selling author of fifteen books. Jonny holds no punches and he pokes holes at the information and recommendations we’ve been given from the so called Health authorities. He has a PhD in holistic nutrition, and is a Certified Nutrition Specialist from the American College of Nutrition. He’s the Author of about 15 books on Health, longevity and...

Duration:01:11:43

Ryan Murphy - 4 x Olympic Gold Medalist, WR Holder, Haas School of Business, Sports Fan

4/11/2022
AnyQuestion - https://Anyquestion.com/RyanMurphy When Ryan Murphy was just eight years old, he dreamed of becoming an Olympic swimmer and breaking world records. Thirteen years later, at the 2016 summer Olympics in Rio, his lifelong dream came true. There, Ryan not only became an Olympian, but he crushed his Olympic goals by winning three gold medals in the 100 meter backstroke, the 200-meter backstroke and the 4×100 meter medley relay, setting a new world record for the 100-meter...

Duration:01:16:21

James Gibson MBE - Head swimming coach - Energy Standard

4/4/2022
James Gibson, MBE is an English former competitive swimmer who represented Great Britain in the Olympics, FINA world championships, and European championships, and in the Commonwealth Games. He is a former world, European and Commonwealth champion in the men's 50-metre breaststroke event, and now serves as the head swimming coach at the Energy Standard Swim Club. As a Head coach of the ISL Championship winning team - Energy Standard he’s led the team to win the 2019 and 2021 titles and was...

Duration:01:20:50

Simon Whitfield - Olympian, Investor, Advisor & Keynote Speaker

3/28/2022
Simon Whitfield made history in his Olympic debut at Sydney 2000 where he unexpectedly became the first ever Olympic champion in men’s triathlon. An outstanding runner, Whitfield moved himself from the middle of the field after the swimming and cycling legs to the top step of the podium. He used his sprint speed to catch and pass the leader, German Stephan Vuckovic, less than 300 metres from the finish line before pulling away for the victory. After an 11th place finish at Athens 2004,...

Duration:01:22:59

Phil Liggett MBE - ’The Voice of Cycling’ ... Pro-cycling commentator

3/21/2022
Phil Liggett MBE is affectionately referred to as the “Voice of Cycling”. Phil was last on The Greg Bennett Show back in episode 28, almost two years ago! He truly is the “Voice of Cycling”. In fact, the recent documentary film of his life is called exactly that. This year is the 50th year that he’ll be working at the Tour De France - what a fantastic achievement that is. Add to that his 16 Olympic Games, and you get an understanding of why he is held in such high regard. In 2009, he was...

Duration:01:22:19

Christian Vande Velde - Retired American professional road racing cyclist - NBC Commentator

3/14/2022
Christian Vande Velde raced bikes at the highest level throughout his 15-year professional career from 1998–2013, competing at the 2008 Summer Olympics and 18 Grand Tours. With two top-10 performances and multiple team victories including a 4th place in the Tour De France in 2008, and a year-out from retiring he had a brilliant win at the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. Post-retirement, Christian has built a 'second life' in cycling through his role as an NBC sports commentator ... quote, "I rode...

Duration:01:18:59

Dr. Dena Garner - How a Mouthpiece Can Change Your Recovery

3/7/2022
Dr. Dena Garner is a professor in the Department of Health and Human Performance, the Director of Undergraduate Research and the Assistant Provost for Research and Policy at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. Dr. Garner is best known in fitness circles for her work with performance mouthpieces, including helping to develop the technology behind the AIRWAAV mouthpiece. Dena started working at The Citadel in 2004 while completing her post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of...

Duration:01:02:26

”Rowdy” Gaines - U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame member, three-time Olympic gold medalist

2/28/2022
It’s been 37 years since he reached the apex of the sport, mining three gold medals at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. In the time since, he has etched out a highly successful broadcasting career and has been a model of unselfishness, whether providing youth clinics, through his fundraising efforts or simply promoting the sport. His given name is Ambrose Gaines. Those who have been around the deck know him by one name: Rowdy. Often referred to as “Swimming’s Greatest Ambassador”, Ambrose...

Duration:01:22:10

Michael Klim - Olympic Gold medalist. World Champion. Australian Swimmer

2/21/2022
An icon of Australian sport. Michael Klim is a three-time Olympian, multiple world champion and 21-time world record holder. He was the greatest relay team swimmer the world has ever seen. His resume is remarkable: Six Olympic medals, Two gold, 25 World champ medals, 12 gold, 54 medals at major competitions, 25 gold, 19 silver, 10 bronze Michael transitioned from sport to business in 2008, and his pursuit of excellence did not stop. His businesses have all been extraordinary. Timestamps 0:00...

Duration:01:21:22

Dr. Tommy Wood - Brain health and mental health

2/14/2022
In this episode of BE with Champions, Greg Bennett chats with Dr. Tommy Wood. Dr. Tommy Wood was on episodes 30 and 53 and you really need to do yourself a favor and go check those out. A quick recap of his background - Dr. Wood received his bachelor's degree in biochemistry from the University of Cambridge, a medical degree from the University of Oxford, and a Ph.D. in physiology and neuroscience from the University of Oslo. Tommy is currently the assistant professor of pediatrics and...

Duration:01:23:03