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Off-Road Tri Talk, Asia-Pacific

Sports & Recreation Podcasts

Bringing you all the thrills and spills from the world of XTERRA triathlon, including all the news, race reports and interviews from professional athletes in the Asia-Pacific region, and special guests around the world. The show is hosted by XTERRA-certified coach Ben Eitelberg, a Triathlon New Zealand level 3 accredited coach and director of Fitness Locker, a global source of endurance sports coaching and plant-based sports nutrition services that will enhance one's health and wellness, and athletic performance. For more information go to www.fitnesslocker.co.nz .

Bringing you all the thrills and spills from the world of XTERRA triathlon, including all the news, race reports and interviews from professional athletes in the Asia-Pacific region, and special guests around the world. The show is hosted by XTERRA-certified coach Ben Eitelberg, a Triathlon New Zealand level 3 accredited coach and director of Fitness Locker, a global source of endurance sports coaching and plant-based sports nutrition services that will enhance one's health and wellness, and athletic performance. For more information go to www.fitnesslocker.co.nz .

Location:

New Zealand

Description:

Bringing you all the thrills and spills from the world of XTERRA triathlon, including all the news, race reports and interviews from professional athletes in the Asia-Pacific region, and special guests around the world. The show is hosted by XTERRA-certified coach Ben Eitelberg, a Triathlon New Zealand level 3 accredited coach and director of Fitness Locker, a global source of endurance sports coaching and plant-based sports nutrition services that will enhance one's health and wellness, and athletic performance. For more information go to www.fitnesslocker.co.nz .

Twitter:

@ben_eitel

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep 14: Length of New Zealand Triathlon with Kieran McPherson

7/21/2020
Ever thought about swimming-biking-running the length of New Zealand? Professional off-road triathlete Kieran McPherson will be doing just that on his bold quest to traverse the length of the country from bottom to top, in winter! Starting on Sunday 2 August, you can follow his epic journey, Length of NZ Triathlon, as he aims to raise $100,000 for Philips Search and Rescue Helicopters, a charity very close to his heart. Visit www.lengthofnz.com for updates and to make a contribution. You...

Duration:00:31:38

Ep 13: Olly Shaw (NZL) - XTERRA Motatapu & New Zealand Cross Triathlon Champion

7/7/2020
Another Rotorua local, Oliver Shaw, has been at the pointy end of racing for many years with multiple valuable lessons learnt applicable to pro’s and age groupers alike. We get to chat about Olly’s passionate journey that includes: • Winning the XTERRA World 20-24 title • Being crowned the New Zealand Cross Triathlon champion and winning his first XTERRA World Tour title • His longstanding relationship with XTERRA Rotorua Festival • The shift toward long-course road triathlon •...

Duration:01:07:27

Ep 12: Holly Pawson (NZL) - Age Group Athlete

6/30/2020
In this special age group edition, we chat to Holly Pawson, a medical laboratory scientist who regularly defies the odds and ultimately rises to the top of the sport! Holly reflects on the number of setbacks she has endured since starting the sport in 2015, her absolute love for the freedom of trails, and how she went from winning her age group at XTERRA Rotorua 2017, suffering a serious injury at her first XTERRA World Championships that same year, to then return two years later and step...

Duration:00:52:36

Ep 11: Clyve Cousins (NZL) - Age Group Athlete

6/23/2020
From the 'Corrugated Capital of the World’ to conquering XTERRA races around the world, Clyve Cousins is synonymous with the sport. In this special age group edition, we have a highly entertaining conversation about: • Clyve’s passion of 30 years-plus in the sport • racing every single XTERRA Rotorua Festival event • the incredible relationships he has established • why XTERRA Taiwan and XTERRA Tahoe are two of his favourite races • and some valuable tips to simply get out there and...

Duration:00:46:41

Ep 10: Bradley Weiss (RSA) - 2-Time and Current XTERRA World Champion

5/27/2020
A conversation with the current XTERRA World Champion is going to be about the tough questions: • Was Springbok Willie le Roux the reason why Brad turned to triathlon? • How much of an influence did Dan Hugo have on his XTERRA career? • Are his lofty ambitions of being successful at both XTERRA and Ironman 70.3 achievable? South African Bradley Weiss’s journey from his 1st win at XTERRA Buffelspoort to becoming a 2-time World Champion is jam-packed with epic stories that span: • 19...

Duration:01:13:52

Ep 9: Ben Allen (AUS) - 2 x XTERRA Asia-Pacific Tour Champion & 21 XTERRA World Tour Titles

5/19/2020
Ben Allen is an absolute rockstar of the sport as well as the nicest and most approachable person you will meet. You can feel his passion when he recounts the most incredible stories you will ever hear including his maiden win at XTERRA Brazil and his first attempt at the XTERRA World Championships. Benny has amassed a total of 21 XTERRA World Tour Titles including: • 2 XTERRA Rotorua Festival titles • 2 XTERRA Asia-Pacific Tour wins • and crowned the Triathlon Australia Cross Triathlon...

Duration:01:07:04

Ep 8: Jacqui Allen (GBR) - 4 x XTERRA Rotorua Winner & 14 XTERRA World Tour Titles

5/12/2020
In 2019 Jacqui Allen made history becoming the first athlete to win XTERRA Rotorua four times! With a total of 14 XTERRA World Tour titles, a winner of the XTERRA Asia-Pacific Tour, being crowned the British Cross Triathlon Champion, winning the Australian Cross Triathlon Championships, as well as a double silver medalist at the ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships, Jacqui is an absolute legend in the sport and has so many wonderful memories to share, including how she met her...

Duration:00:59:05

Ep 7: Kieran McPherson (NZL) - 2018 XTERRA Pan-American Tour Champion

5/5/2020
Balancing life with a young family, Kieran McPherson has plenty of great stories to share including his 6 XTERRA World Tour titles to date, being crowned the 2018 XTERRA Pan-American Tour Champion followed by the disappointment of not being able to defend that title, plus his maiden ironman-distance triathlon in his own back yard, off-road!

Duration:00:55:10

Ep 6: Lewis Ryan (NZL) - XTERRA Taiwan & Junior ITU Cross Triathlon World Champion

4/28/2020
21-year old Lewis Ryan has quickly established himself as one to watch in the future winning the 15-19-year old division of the XTERRA Asia-Pacific Tour, the 2017 Junior ITU Cross Triathlon World Championship, followed by his first pro win at XTERRA Taiwan in 2018.

Duration:00:35:59

Ep 5: Hayden Wilde (NZL) - XTERRA, ITU and Super League Racing

4/21/2020
At just 22 years of age, the Falcon already has an impressive story to tell as he bids for his first Olympic selection. This includes 2 XTERRA and 1 ITU Cross Triathlon age-group world titles, Coast to Coast title, ITU mixed relay and individual successes, Super League Triathlon, the current NZ 5000m title, and how Hayden Wilde got his nickname.

Duration:00:53:27

Ep 4: Penny Slater (AUS) - XTERRA Asia-Pacific & 2 x U23 ITU Cross Triathlon World Champion

4/15/2020
An inspiration to many women new to the sport, Penny Slater talks about her relatively short racing career so far that already includes two U23 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championship titles, three Australian Cross Triathlon Championship titles, an XTERRA Asia-Pacific Tour title and the 2019 XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship title.

Duration:00:24:16

Ep 3: Sam Osborne (NZL) - New Zealand Cross Triathlon and XTERRA Pan-American Tour Champion

3/24/2020
An in-depth chat with the 3-time XTERRA Rotorua defending champion Sam Osborne about his journey into the world of XTERRA that includes: • 13 World Tour titles • 2 Asia-Pacific Tour titles • the current Pan-American Tour title • and more recently, the New Zealand Cross Triathlon title

Duration:00:50:15

Ep 2: Kate Bramley (AUS) & Samantha Kingsford (NZL) - XTERRA Wellington Winner & Oceania Cross Tri Champion; NZ Cross Tri & XTERRA Pan-Am Tour Champion

3/18/2020
In an all-girl episode, we chat with two up-and-coming female athletes from the Asia-Pacific region: • Kate Bramley - XTERRA Wellington winner and Oceania and Australian Cross Triathlon Champion. • Samantha Kingsford - New Zealand Cross Triathlon and 2019 XTERRA Pan-American Tour Champion.

Duration:00:58:27

Ep 1: Ryan Sissons (NZL) - XTERRA Wellington Winner & Two-Time Olympian; J-D Cousins - XTERRA Taiwan & Global Rankings

3/12/2020
Introducing a brand new podcast focussing predominantly on New Zealand's XTERRA Pro Athletes: • our first interview with the XTERRA Wellington men's winner, two-time Olympian Ryan Sissons • gaining a little insight into the cancellation of XTERRA Taiwan and the new XTERRA World Rankings with XTERRA Asia-Pacific's Marketing Director, J-D Cousins

Duration:00:42:47