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Small Bites, Big Goals - Selah Schneiter (S10E4)

This week, Alyssa and Haley talk to 10-year-old Selah Schneiter, the youngest person ever to climb El Capitan. Selah shares how she got started in climbing and progressed quickly through the sport. She talks about her decision to climb "The Nose" of El Capitan, the logistics of eating, sleeping, and surviving on the wall, and what it felt like to reach the top. Plus, Selah's motto that helps her get through the tough moments in life and on the wall. Alyssa has her bags packed and race nails...


Patience - Nell Rojas (S10E3)

This week, Alyssa and Haley chat with elite runner, Nell Rojas, about her career as a runner and triathlete. Nell runs us through her win at Grandma's Marathon where she qualified for the 2020 Olympic Trials. She gives her thoughts on the Olympic trials course in Atlanta and her goals for the race and the future. Nell also explains her dynamic with her coach (aka Dad), how she uses her history as a triathlete to help her stay injury-free, and her strength training philosophy of strong...


Outside the Law - Amanda Wendorff (S10E2)

This week, Alyssa and Haley talk to pro triathlete Amanda Wendorff about the crazy conditions at Ironman Cork that led to her first professional podium finish. As a graduate of Harvard law school, Amanda details her experience in big law and her transition from a high profile legal career in Chicago to beginning triathlon in her late twenties. She talks about her turbulent 2018 in which she came back from a bad bike crash, shoulder injury, and mono by continuing to move forward. Also hear...


Climb for Equality - Caroline Gleich (S10E1)

This week, Alyssa and Haley chat with Caroline Gleich, professional skiier and ski mountaineer. Caroline shares what it's like to stand on top of the world, how she feels about the risks and costs of big expeditions, and why she wants to see more women reaching the summit of physical and professional peaks. Caroline talks climbing Everest with a torn ACL, being a climate change activist, and forging her own path despite an unconventional trajectory. Plus, it's Haley's birthday week and Sara...


The Women of EPIC5 - Suzy Serpico & Dani Grabol(S9E12)

This week, Alyssa and Haley chat with two women from the world of Ultra Triathlon, Dani Grabol and Suzy Serpico, about racing the EPIC5 Challenge - 5 Iron Distance triathlons in 5 days on 5 Hawaiian Islands. Dani Grabol, the first female finisher of EPIC5, turned her life around from being overweight and a smoker to a record-breaking ultra distance athlete. Suzy Serpico, a former professional triathlete, found her love of triathlon again through Ultra distance events. Hear how these...


Goals in Sight - Ashley Twichell (S9E11)

This week, Alyssa and Haley talk to open water swimming World Champion, Ashley Twichell, as she prepares to race in the 10km Open Water Olympic qualifier in South Korea. Ashley talks about her unconventional path to open water and how she quickly propelled herself to the top of the sport. She shares her perspective on dealing with setbacks, pool vs. open water swimming, staying motivated throughout her career, and the secret to getting faster with age. Plus, a few open water swimming tips...


Trust Your Body - Christie Aschwanden (S9E10)

This week, Alyssa and Haley chat with recovery expert, Christie Aschwanden, about what she has learned through her research and experience as an elite athlete. Christie debunks common preconceptions about our favorite recovery methods including ice baths, nutrient timing, massages, and even post-race beer. Instead of stressing about the latest recovery trend, she recommends listening to your body, relaxing, and above all - SLEEP. Plus, her stance on nutrition, supplements, and research. Read...


Confident and Calculated - Skye Moench (S9E9)

This week, Alyssa and Haley chat with accountant turned pro triathlete, Skye Moench, about leaving her job with nothing but a dream and blind confidence. After one year as an age-grouper, Skye had a breakthrough 2018 season and is now a familiar face on the podium. Skye talks about changing coaches, the benefits of effort-based training, perks of training camps away from home, and how to set boundaries to be successful. Plus, Alyssa gives Haley tips on when not to be speedy as she gets ready...


Unsinkable - Molly Hayes (S9E8)

This week, Alyssa and Haley talk to the "Unsinkable" Molly Hayes about her long history in triathlon racing around the globe. Molly started racing in her 50's and is still going strong 30 years and 333 races later. Molly shares tales from racing in Iran, winning her age group at the ITU World Championship, and battling her fierce competitor the Iron Nun. Plus, how she manages traveling, balancing life with triathlon, and her tips for a speedy transition. Also, Alyssa and Haley answer mailbag...


Million Dollar Triathlete - Kayla Kobelin - (S9E7)

This week, Alyssa and Haley chat with rookie pro triathlete and Million Dollar Mile contestant, Kayla Kobelin, about her unconventional start to the triathlon season. Kayla gives the inside scoop on her reality show debut and how she used tactics and speed to win $100,000. Then, Kayla talks about her rocky start to the year after receiving a diagnosis of a life-threatening nut allergy and getting hypothermia at St. George. Plus, hear why Kayla decided to leave the corporate world and pursue...


Sentenced to Run - Nikki Kimball (S9E6)

This week, Alyssa and Haley chat with accomplished ultra-runner Nikki Kimball about her Vermont Long Trail FKT and impressive resume of female and overall podiums. Nikki openly talks about the gender disparity in pay from sponsors, the lack of media coverage for women in sport, and how her approach to running has changed as she gets older. Nikki also talks about her decision to publicly share her struggles with depression and how she uses running as part of her therapeutic outlet. Plus, our...


Embrace the Change - Linsey Corbin (S9E5)

This week, Alyssa and Haley chat with 7-time Ironman Champion, Linsey Corbin, about her long career as a professional triathlete and how she is still going strong. Linsey recaps her early season races, talks about her decision to race IM Wisconsin before Kona last year, gives her perspective on social media, sponsorship, and details about her new business venture. Plus, Linsey reveals her favorite races and her plans for the rest of the year. Also, our hosts put their math and physics...


Pursue Greatness - Natasha Van Der Merwe (S9E4)

This week, Alyssa and Haley catch up with Natasha Van Der Merwe, pro triathlete, mom, coach, and Bicycle World ambassador. Natasha shares tales from her past as a pro tennis player traveling the world to settling in Texas and falling in love with triathlon. Hear her race recap of Ironman Texas, how her life and mentality have changed since becoming a mom, and tips for recovery when traveling to races. Plus, find out where you can see Natasha racing and giving talks this season. Also, winter...


The Voice of Triathlon - Kelly O'Mara (S9E3)

This week, Alyssa and Haley chat with our very own Kelly O'Mara, pro triathlete and author/co-host of the If We Were Riding newsletter and podcast. Kelly talks about her season so far from racing Daniela in Oceanside to rolling deep in Peru. She opens up about her thoughts of retirement and how she rode her way back, what it's like to meet her fans IRL, and a day in the life of a freelance journalist. Plus, Kelly's thoughts on how triathlon has changed and where it is headed. Also, Alyssa...


Born to Race - Cecilia Davis-Hayes - (S9E2)

This week, Alyssa and Haley talk to pro triathlete Cecilia Davis-Hayes about her decision to take her pro card while in medical school at Columbia University. With a background in running and cycling, Cecilia rose quickly up the ranks and landed on her first 70.3 podium in Peru a few weeks ago. Cecilia shares tips on how to "swim dumb", how to balance school, training, and recovery, and what her plans are for the future as a doctor and triathlete. Plus, our hosts announce the keynote...


Follow Your Dreams - Anja Ippach (S9E1)

Alyssa and Haley chat with Anja Ippach, German pro triathlete with an impressive resume on and off the race course, about her recent race at IM South Africa. Anja talks about the good and bad of taking time off due to illness, how she spends her time outside of triathlon, why she decided to donate a third of her prize money to local organizations, and her views on the new Kona slot allocation. Plus, her favorite race in Europe and her race plans for 2019. Also, it's race week for Haley,...


Racing Fearless - Kyra Wiens (S8E12)

This week, Alyssa and Haley chat with Kyra Wiens, professional triathlete and yoga teacher, about her great start to the season at Oceanside 70.3. Kyra shares her new approach to attacking races, her decision to go pro after only two years as an age grouper, how yoga has helped her be a better triathlete physically and mentally, and how she balances family with full-time triathlon training. Plus, her return to the full Ironman this year and tips for going vegan. Also, Zealios contest winner...


Believe in the Process - Laura Siddall (S8E11)

Alyssa and Haley chat with returning guest, Laura Siddall, about her recent races in New Zealand. Laura answers some hard questions about how to deal with underwhelming results, how she learned to mountain bike and win a trail marathon all in one weekend, living in Christchurch during the tragic shooting, and the logistics of chasing summer from NZ to Girona. Plus, Laura's race plans and tips for activities in Taupo. Also, our hosts announce the launch of our crowdfunding page on Patreon...


Dig Deep - Kate Pallardy (S8E10)

In honor of the Boston Marathon, our guest this week is elite runner Kate Pallardy. Alyssa and Haley chat with Kate about her her roots in ultrarunning, how she got her start in triathlon, and her decision to ultimately focus on running. Kate shares stories from professional triathlon training and racing, how she travels to races with her kids, and her big goals for the Boston Marathon. Plus, our hosts talk basketball, swim meets, and sink their teeth into a mailbag question about open water...


No Excuses - Jocelyn McCauley(S8E9)

This week, Alyssa and Haley talk to pro triathlete Jocelyn McCauley, multiple Ironman champion and mom, about her recent win at IMNZ including the story of her special aero bars. Plus, Jocelyn runs us through her decision to change coaches this season, the nutritional changes she's made, how she stays motivated in the winter to train hard, process vs. outcome goals, and the power of visualization. **Enter the Zealios Contest to win a full line of products + $50 Gift Card**...