"For each distance, triathlons are hard, challenging and rewarding. And because of that, I find them personally gratifying. No challenge, no change."
In this episode of Above The Fold Headliners we speak with USA Triathlon CEO, Rocky Harris, and talk about the impact covid-19 is having on the governing body of the sport, when and how we'll be returning to racing, Rocky's vision for repositioning the brand of triathlon, and more!
In the premier episode of Above The Fold Headliners, nine of the top Triathlon Clubs across TN, KY and OH join us to talk about the impact Covid-19 is having on how clubs operate, how they engage their members, and how social distancing requirements will likely change the way races look and feel once racing resumes.
"I transformed from a fat, heavy, sick, in pain, 'hated the world', 'wanted nothing to do with you', sorry excuse of a human I was in 2007 into the endurance athlete I try to be today."
My second ever Olympic was Riverbluff and it was by far my favorite race of that year. I was very fortunate to take the Overall Men’s win in that race. Great memories.
"Nothing felt right. My heart rate was through the roof. I thought, what the hell is happening to me? I feel like I’m having a panic attack. I’m a veteran of this sport, this isn’t supposed to happen to me. Am I going to die?" Greg Garcia, ATF featured triathlete
"A years worth of training, thousands of people were cheering for me, the lights shining...that moment was all about me and it's a moment I will remember for the rest of my life."
When I first learned what an Ironman triathlon was, I remember thinking, “okay, well this is obviously a joke because that’s not humanly possible.”
ATF Featured Triathlete David Pico explains how he got into this crazy sport and how he nearly died on a training ride.