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Humans of Triathlon (H.o.T) Podcast

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The ordinary but extraordinary world of Triathlon, one human, one story at a time - with the aim to inspire and to celebrate this life-changing sport and its humans - through RARE (real, authentic, raw and enjoyable) conversations with triathletes from all around the globe and from all walks of life! Brought to you by 3 triathletes/co-hosts from 3 different continents and backgrounds. #HumansOfTriathlon #OrdinaryPeopleExtraordinaryPassion

The ordinary but extraordinary world of Triathlon, one human, one story at a time - with the aim to inspire and to celebrate this life-changing sport and its humans - through RARE (real, authentic, raw and enjoyable) conversations with triathletes from all around the globe and from all walks of life! Brought to you by 3 triathletes/co-hosts from 3 different continents and backgrounds. #HumansOfTriathlon #OrdinaryPeopleExtraordinaryPassion
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The ordinary but extraordinary world of Triathlon, one human, one story at a time - with the aim to inspire and to celebrate this life-changing sport and its humans - through RARE (real, authentic, raw and enjoyable) conversations with triathletes from all around the globe and from all walks of life! Brought to you by 3 triathletes/co-hosts from 3 different continents and backgrounds. #HumansOfTriathlon #OrdinaryPeopleExtraordinaryPassion

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English


Episodes

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

12/10/2018
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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 was placed on multiple anti-depressants. After starting weight-lifting and hand-cycling, he felt at peace & had no need for meds. That's when he started doing marathons on his hand-cycle. Soon after, he was inspired to start his journey in Triathlon. In just a couple years, he went onto become a National Champ, 70.3 World Champ, & qualified for...

Duration:01:04:45

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

12/3/2018
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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 calls a deep-dark hole as she was grieving the death of her sister. It also changed her entire approach to life and health, taking the path of her life and career in some unexpected directions. Welcome our guest this week who says that the focus, discipline, and planning of Triathlon helps keep the chaos at bay - Angela Bernaldo [@xtri.ange] -...

Duration:00:38:19

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

11/26/2018
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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 first inductee into the IRONMAN Hall of Fame. It was a real pleasure talking and listening to this legend of the Triathlon world about his journey, his mindset, his relentless & intense approach, his love for exercise, some of his (very accurately-detailed and) insightful and fun...

Duration:00:47:38

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

11/19/2018
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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 IRONMAN Hall of Fame. It was a real pleasure talking and listening to this legend of the Triathlon world about his journey, his mindset, his relentless & intense approach, his love for exercise, some of his (very accurately-detailed and) insightful and fun stories, and also his...

Duration:00:55:37

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

11/12/2018
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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 disappointments but also amazing successes & personal breakthroughs. When Katy sets a goal, she usually sets a big one, so when at age 30 she was dealing with depression following divorce, what did she do but sign up for an Ironman! But there was a bit of a hitch in this plan, something that most of us have just not had to deal with. It was during...

Duration:00:51:14

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

11/5/2018
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Deepak Raj, our first Indian guest shares his journey as an overweight techie following the typical corporate path in India who then visited Germany on account of work and was inspired by the environment in the country to take up running and make a lifestyle change. He ran the Berlin Marathon and then tried a couple mini-sprint Triathlons but struggled with the swim & decided to stick to running. Then, after seeing an ESPN show about IRONMAN, his interest in the sport peaked again. He then...

Duration:01:07:31

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

10/22/2018
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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 Bockey [@bockeylife] did! This USAF veteran and former hospice nurse shares her life and everything she juggles on a daily basis while still doing triathlon. It's definitely a challenge, but, as she says, it’s not a death sentence - It can be managed and she chooses that! Her message is simple - sometimes, people...people with disabilities...

Duration:01:10:16

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

10/15/2018
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Conor, born and raised in the States, saw himself being roped into typical student-life culture in America of boozing, partying, lifting, eating, & studying. At the age of 24, bar-tending in a night club & refereeing a local adult kickball league, he was surrounded by drunk adults a-lot. Seeing these people wasting away their prime years of life made him re-evaluate how he wanted to live the rest of his life. He decided it was time for a change of path. Through a friend, he found Triathlon...

Duration:00:56:42

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

10/8/2018
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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 she was too muscular for a girl. But being rebellious by nature, she didn't shy away from taking part in activities that she wanted to. As she got older, Belen joined her dream organisation of Doctors Without Borders, even then, she continued to stay active as a way to cope with stress. After being deployed for missions to remote areas where...

Duration:01:02:23

Ep. #21 - Kristoffer & Mette | Student-athlete couple from Denmark, she's a former professional rower enjoying the pressure-free environment of Triathlon while he's making strides towards the Triathlon pro-ranks

10/1/2018
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This week on the show are - Kristoffer Graae and Mette Noll. A student-athlete couple from Denmark. She's a former professional rower, currently studying Food Technology and enjoying the pressure-free environment of Triathlon. And he's making strides towards the Triathlon pro-ranks after battling 2yrs of injury and coming back onto the scene by winning the Sprint and Olympic distance Danish National AG Champs 2018 and taking AG and overall podium spots at the 70.3 distance, with his PB being...

Duration:00:51:54

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

9/24/2018
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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 colon cancer at the age of 26, then soon after, she went through a hernia operation for her back - these experiences have taught her to not take life for granted and how easy it can be to just let life happen and pass-by despite multiple reminders. Recently, she was once again forced into rehab after breaking her iliac crest because of a bike...

Duration:01:04:15

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

9/17/2018
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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 the only wheelchair assisted team participating in the race with the aim to complete what only one other duo has accomplished before while representing what the Kyle Pease Foundation stands for! #TOGETHERTHEYWHEEL!

Duration:00:46:11

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

9/10/2018
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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 self-conscious girl with low self-esteem to becoming a courageous and independent woman. Even though she was involved with a lot of team sports earlier on, due to her nature, she gravitated more towards the individual sports like running. Seeking something more, she then turned to the sport of Triathlon where she really found her home. She's now...

Duration:00:47:29

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

9/3/2018
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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 hockey, football & wrestling. But it wasn't until he found endurance sport at the age of 39 that he discovered his passion & talent for it. This Canadian went on to run some impressive performances, qualifying for Boston Marathon 10 times & achieving his marathon PB (2:52) at the age of 49! After which, he found Triathlon. He was hooked once again....

Duration:01:05:46

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

8/27/2018
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After having a joyful childhood in Mexico, Jen Pi, during her teenage years, started spiraling down the dark tunnel of depression and obesity which led her to become a young-adult with low self-esteem and confidence, someone who thought they were incapable of anything worth something. But then, during a New Years celebration, she decided she wanted to make a change. A few days later, she started running which opened her world to a number of Sports like pole dancing, circus (aerial routines),...

Duration:01:04:16

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

8/20/2018
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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 episodes, the highlights, our favorite moments & takeaways, the troubles of podcasting, what we hope to improve on/add in future episodes, and just catch all you listeners up on what us hosts have been up-to. 15 episodes really went by quickly! Shout-out to all the guests who have...

Duration:00:56:21

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

8/13/2018
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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, feeling lots of anger, and really not knowing what it was she wanted to do with her life. With whatever little she had, she took herself to a Triathlon. It was during that first race that she felt strength and passion for the first time in a long time, and it changed the...

Duration:00:56:19

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

8/6/2018
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In 5th grade, Kyle Hagemann was diagnosed with a worst case scenario neurological condition called Tourette’s syndrome, put on many meds, gained a lot of weight, & was rendered unable to read/write. With the kind help of his family & doctors and the raw-positive outlet of running and Triathlon, after a grueling 4-year journey, this NASM certified trainer & IM certified coach is now symptom free and following his heart on a quest to compete professionally in Kona. He is self-coached and is a...

Duration:01:02:51

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

7/30/2018
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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 Qualifier, it's almost certain that you would be bitten by the tri-bug yourself...and that's exactly what happened with Lindsay. But dealing with an eating disorder, she had to travel through a rocky journey to become the amazing athlete she is today - and her father, Guy played a...

Duration:01:01:27

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

7/23/2018
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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 around - walking into a gym for the first time at the age of 50! Now in her 60s & still going strong, her story epitomizes that "there's no right time to start, it's wherever you are right now" and it's never too late. Give it a listen, you will definitely be inspired by this woman's journey.

Duration:00:41:15