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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

Craig Alexander joins Greg to discuss Triathlon and how the sport has evolved over 40 years

2/22/2021
Craig Alexander (Crowie) was Greg's very first guest on The Greg Bennett Show well over a year ago. He’s been a good mate of Greg's for 25 plus years. They’ve logged thousands of miles together in training and they’ve had some fun battles in races around the world. Greg has taken enormous pleasure in watching his incredible success over the years - his 5 world titles and his relentless pursuit and perseverance to become the champion he is. They’ve done 5-hour rides and there’s rarely a...

Duration:01:38:59

Heather Jackson - Multiple Ironman & 70.3 World Champion medalist

2/15/2021
In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg has a wonderful conversation with Heather Jackson. Heather Jackson is one of the world’s greatest Ironman champions. With consistent podiums at both the 70.3 and Full Ironman World Championships. She’s the current American Ironman record holder and has won 12 IM 70.3 and 5 full Ironmans. She’s a relentlessly hard worker and is an aggressive racing, and is a top contender at every race she enters. Always smiling, one of the best people I know,...

Duration:01:26:45

Dr. Joseph Maroon - Finding Balance - Physical, Spiritual, Social, Work

2/8/2021
In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg has a wonderful conversation with Dr. Joseph Maroon. Dr. Joseph Maroon is one of the most accomplished people I’ve had the pleasure of having on the show. Neurosurgeon, Professor, Triathlete, and Author. As a neurosurgeon. He has an international referral base, including numerous professional athletes and celebrities. As a Sports medicine expert. He’s been the team neurosurgeon for the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers for 30 years and the first...

Duration:01:19:58

Rebecca Rusch - 7X World Champ, Author-Rusch To Glory. Emmy award winner-Blood Road

2/1/2021
In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg has a delightful with Rebecca Rusch. Rebecca Rusch is one of the world's greatest ultra-endurance athletes. Her career has spanned numerous adventure sports including rock climbing, adventure racing, whitewater rafting, cross-country skiing, gravel biking, and mountain biking. She was nominated to the International Mountain Bike Hall of Fame in 2019, owns seven World Championship titles in multiple disciplines. Author – her book Rusch to Glory...

Duration:01:34:04

Cam Brown - Ironman Legend - 12 x IM NZ Champion - 4 x IM World Championships podium

1/25/2021
In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg has a delightful conversation with Cam Brown. Cam Brown is redefining what we think of aging and longevity. His passion for Triathlon is evident in his consistent, relentless pursuit of bettering himself every time he races. At 48, he toes the line with athletes more than half his age. He’s raced three generations of professionals and continues to be competitive. His resume is one of the greatest Ironman resumes in the world, some highlights...

Duration:01:20:55

Ryan Bolton - Olympian - Ironman and Marathon Champion Coach

1/18/2021
Ryan Bolton is a former professional Triathlete and Olympian and now one of the world’s greatest endurance coaches. With a successful college running career, he made the move to Triathlon and represented the USA at the 2000 Sydney, Olympic Games, and post-Olympics had great success in the world of Ironman. Combined with his studies in exercise physiology, and master’s in human nutrition, with an emphasis on stress metabolism, He has the perfect background for top-level coaching. He’s...

Duration:01:40:42

Chris McCormack interviews Greg Bennett - 2020 Podcast Recap, Greg's Journey

1/11/2021
It’s been one year of the Greg Bennett Show, formally Be with Champions. And Greg has had the privilege to have the most wonderful conversations, with the world’s greatest athletes, coaches, doctors, entertainers, and entrepreneurs. It's simply incredible that these incredible people have been willing to come on the show and chat. Some Greg has known but many he's only come to know from these conversations. Greg is tremendously grateful to all of them for coming on and for you for listening...

Duration:01:49:08

Dr. Tommy Wood - Ancestral Health, Resilience, Sleep, Nutrition, Social Connections

1/4/2021
In this episode, we discuss Ancestral Health, the benefits of stress, physiologic headroom aka resilience, sleep and circadian rhythm, Nutrition, and Social connections. Dr. Wood shares his thoughts on DNA and genetics, you may be surprised with where he thinks we're at. Plus so much more in this one. A quick recap of Dr. Wood’s background - He received his bachelor's degree in biochemistry from the University of Cambridge, a medical degree from the University f Oxford, and a Ph.D. in...

Duration:01:39:23

Gustav Iden - 2019 Ironman 70.3 World Champion, 2020 PTO Champion

12/28/2020
In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg Bennett has an incredible conversation with Gustav Iden. Gustav is spearheading the next generation of superstar triathletes. At 24 he’s already won the IronMan 70.3 world championships and more recently the challenge Daytona PTO championships. Both events had two of the greatest fields ever established in the world of triathlon, and both events he put on a display that indicates that the next generation is here and they’re taking the sport...

Duration:01:29:14

Paula Findlay - Ironman 70.3 Champion, PTO Champion, World Triathlon series Champion

12/21/2020
In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg Bennett has a delightful conversation with Paula Findlay. Paula has one of the most incredible stories of perseverance. Ten years ago, she burst onto the world scene in dominating fashion. Winning 5 World Triathlon series events in a 12-month window as a 21-year-old. After those events, she dealt with several almost career-ending injuries. And spent the better part of a decade rebuilding herself. In the last few years we’ve started to see...

Duration:01:22:42

Dr. Dan Plews - Sports Scientist, World Champion Athlete, Coach, Founder of Endure IQ

12/14/2020
In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg Bennett has an entertaining and insightful conversation with Dr. Dan Plews. Dr. Dan Plews is a Doctor of exercise physiology, a world champion Ironman athlete and coach, and founder of endureIQ. His athletic accomplishments are extraordinary. He won the 2018 Age Group Ironman World Championship, was the 1st non-professional athlete to finish, and set an age-group world record of 8hrs 24mins. What’s incredible about that, is he did that whilst...

Duration:01:34:52

Jamie Hunt - Former Professional Triathlete - Co-Founder of Sports apparel brand 2XU

12/7/2020
Jamie Hunt is a former professional Triathlete who transitioned into the world of High-Performance sports apparel and co-founded the brand 2XU. He built that brand at a mind-boggling pace, to a brand that had over $100 million in transactions a year and sold for a 9-figure sum. His passion, energy, and hard work were evident as an athlete. We raced each other throughout the 90s and he was a part of the exceptional group of Kiwis that took the world by storm. He took that same passion,...

Duration:01:30:54

Holly Lawrence - Ironman 70.3 World Champion

11/30/2020
Holly Lawrence is one of the world's greatest Triathletes. She’s won almost 50% of the Ironman 70.3s she’s started in since 2012 or even better 65% of the races started since 2016. And, when not winning, she’s on the podium every time she races. That includes the world championships…which she won in 2016. Then after dealing with an almost career-ending injury in 2018, she came back in 2019 with a 2nd place. In the world of endurance sport, she is still incredibly young, and I feel she’s only...

Duration:01:14:38

Terenzo Bozzone - Ironman 70.3 World Champion, Ironman Champion

11/23/2020
Terenzo Bozzone is one of the world’s greatest endurance athletes… with over 47 wins including 33 Ironman 70.3 and numerous ironman victories. He has 5 World Championship titles in Triathlon, duathlon, and his 2008 Ironman 70.3 World Title. It hasn’t all been smooth sailing, he’s had enormous setbacks with Achilles injuries and eventually surgeries and a frightening accident in 2018 when he was taken out by a truck on his bike. But he continues to rebound and rebuild and come back stronger...

Duration:01:29:47

Ben Hoffman - 8 Time Ironman Champion

11/16/2020
In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg Bennett has a powerful conversation with Ben Hoffman. Ben is one of the world's greatest Ironman athletes. For 15 years Ben has chased the dream of being the very best in the world and he’s on the verge of making that happen with a 2nd and two 4th’s at the Kona Ironman World Championships, He has 7 Ironman Victories, 7 Ironman 70.3 wins and when he’s not winning he’s on the podium. In fact, in 2019 Ironman Florida, finished 2nd in a time of...

Duration:01:39:30

Ky Hurst - Ironman Champion, Multiple Olympic swim teams, Professional sailor

11/9/2020
In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg Bennett chats with Ky Hurst. Ky is one of the greatest endurance athletes the world has ever seen. For 24 years he has competed as a professional athlete across three sports. He stormed onto the Australian sporting scene as a teenager winning his first of four Ironman Superseries titles at the age of 17. He went on to win Seven Australian IronMan titles, and 30 Australian Surf titles, he was inducted into the Surf Life Saving Hall of Fame and is...

Duration:01:31:07

Lance Watson - Olympic Triathlon Gold medalist coach, Ironman University master coach

11/2/2020
Lance Watson is one of the greatest Triathlon coaches of all time. In three decades of coaching triathlon, he has coached at four Olympics and over 50 world championships. Coached more than 20 professional IronMan winners and an Olympic gold medalist, he is one of only five Ironman master coaches and was inducted into the triathlon Hall of Fame. The athletes he’s worked with have reached the top of the world with incredible success, including Olympians Simon Whitfield and Brent McMahan…Simon...

Duration:01:41:28

Dr. Ara Suppiah - Functional Sports Medicine and ER physician. Chief medical analyst for NBC Sports.

10/26/2020
In this episode of BE with Champions, Greg Bennett chats with Functional Sports medicine physician, Dr. Ara Suppiah. Dr. Suppiah is a certified ER physician, trained cardiac surgeon, Sports Medicine physician, Functional medicine, and Chinese medicine physician. He works with some of the world's greatest professional athletes. His journey from a small Malaysian town a few hours out of Kuala Lumpur to Liverpool University and to where he is now is truly inspiring. Dr. Suppiah describes his...

Duration:01:37:14

Jonny Brownlee - Multiple Triathlon Olympic Medalist, Multiple Triathlon World Champion

10/19/2020
Jonny Brownlee is one of the greatest triathletes of all time. His resume is truly remarkable - Olympic bronze medalist at his home Olympics in London, 2012 then Olympic silver medalist in Rio, 2016… combine that with his 2012 World Championship title, 2010 and 2011 Sprint World Titles and three World Championship silver medals and Commonwealth Games silver medal, and his consistent podiums for over a decade. Truly makes him one of the greatest! What makes this man’s story even more...

Duration:01:18:18

Dan Macpherson - Hollywood actor, Television presenter, award show host, and Triathlete.

10/12/2020
Dan Macpherson describes his journey from wannabe Professional Triathlete to Hollywood actor, Television presenter, and award-show host. He describes the mental strength he gained from Ironman training and racing and how he was able to transfer that into his pursuit of roles in Hollywood and then optimizing those characters once he got them. Dan discusses the difficulties of coming out of character after months and years immersed in these roles, and the grounding tools he uses to help...

Duration:01:42:55