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AGFL Triathlon Episode 106: Lawyer and Triathlete, Amanda Quinlan

In this episode, we interview Top Gunz athlete, Amanda Quinlan. She began triathlon in 2015 signing up for sprint races for fun; by 2022, she took is a lot more seriously training for her first Ironman. In her first Ironman attempt she placed 4th in ...

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AGFL Episode Triathlon 105: The Queen of Triathlon, Joanne Furu

Join triathlon legend, Joanne Furu, who currently dominates the 70-74 age group! Joanne is a Midwestern gal from small town Michigan, living on her family farm while training for Ironman. She’s made several World Championship appearances over her ten...

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AGFL Triathlon Episode 104: Stretching, Mobility and Strength with Sarah from Dynamic Triathlete

This week Colin, Elliot and Becca deep dive the world of injury prevention with Dynamic Triathlete extraordinaire, Sarah! Sarah is a triathlete turned ultra marathoner & long distance off road cyclist who, like many, struggled with chronic injuries...

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AGFL Triathlon Episode 103: The King of Consistency and EMJ Teammate, David Morris

In this episode, we have the pleasure of interviewing David Morris!  David is an Every Man Jack triathlon member in the 40-44 age group.  We take a deep dive into his self-coached training style that has landed him atop many overall amateur podiums w...

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AGFL Triathlon Episode 102: The Jedi Master, Zoot Team Captain, and IMAZ 55-59 AG Champ, Bryan Dunn

In this episode, Bryan Dunn, Colin, Elliot and Becca discuss the changes triathlon has seen in the last 15 years, as well as the mental fortitude and consistency triathlon requires for long term success. Bryan shares his insights to training year ove...

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AGFL Triathlon Episode 101: Mental Health and Battling the Holiday Blues with Johnny Surprise

In this episode, Colin and Elliot have the pleasure of interviewing Johnny Surprise again.  Johnny was recently interviewed by his local news channel discussing obstacles he's had to face with mental health.  The holiday season, often regarded as the...

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AGFL Triathlon Episode 100: Our Triathlon Journey

It's been an incredible journey! Colin, Elliot, and Becca recap their triathlon careers as they started from feeble beginners to very successful, competitive triathletes.  It's been a wild ride, full of ups and downs, but this sport has also taught u...

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AGFL Triathlon Episode 99: Being Coachable and How to Maximize Value of Your Coach

In this episode, Colin, Becca, and Elliot discuss their roles as triathlon coaches, being a coachable athlete, and ways to maximize the value of a coach.  With over a decade of coaching experience, as well as being coached athletes themselves, they d...

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AGFL Triathlon Episode 98: The Hodgepodge Episode with Guest Superstar, Becca Kawaoka

In this episode, Becca Kawaoka joins Colin and Elliot as they discuss frequently asked questions by clients, common obstacles athletes face during this time of the year, strength training, swimming, training during sickness and/or injury, and nutriti...

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AGFL Triathlon Episode 97: Latest Triathlon News, Kona Women's WC Race, PTO Schedule, and More

In this episode, Colin and Elliot discuss the latest triathlon news including the exciting women's World Championship in Hawaii, Professional Triathlon Organization updates, upcoming races, and more! Enjoy and please let us know what topics you'd lik...

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AGFL Triathlon Episode 96: The Committed Season, Finding Motivation, Late Season Racing

In this episode, Colin and Elliot discuss the "committed season". While there are still some big races on the horizon, many athletes seasons are coming to an end. We discuss why this time of the year is so important, both from a coaching and athlete ...

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AGFL Triathlon Episode 95: Joshua "Money" Monda

In this episode, Colin and Elliot are privileged to interview the one and only Joshua Monda.  You may think Joshua received his "Money Monda" nickname from his recent stellar race performances, but he actually earned this name from working in the Acc...

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AGFL Triathlon Episode 94: Elliot and Becca, The Star Studded Duo at IM Wisconsin

In this episode, Coach Elliot and Becca recap their magical days at Ironman Wisconsin. Becca took the overall female win in commanding fashion and Elliot won his age group and took third overall! Enjoy the listen as they recap their epic road Midwest...

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AGFL Triathlon Episode 93: Captain All3Sports Team, Full Time Marketer, and Elite Triathlete

In this episode, Colin and Elliot have the pleasure of interviewing Alex Fuller. Alex is the captain of the All3Sports team, works in marketing at UPS, and is a proud father of three. His journey in the sport has been incredible and he just earne...

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AGFL Triathlon Episode 92: Michael Harlow, Founder and President of Endorphin Fitness and Avid Triathlete

In this episode, Colin and Elliot interview Michael Harlow, founder of Endorphin Fitness , USA Triathlon Level II and Youth & Junior Certified Coach. He has coached hundred of athletes from age 5 to 75 across all levels. Michael started one of the ...

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AGFL Triathlon Episode 91: Race Week Preparation Tips

In this episode, Colin and Elliot discuss race week preparation tips and advice. They discuss strategies they employ to be their very best on race day. These topics include nutrition, tapering, visualization techniques, recovery, and much more! Enjoy...

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AGFL Triathlon Episode 90: Peter Defty, VESPA Power Products, and Optimizing Fat Metabolism

In this episode, Colin and Elliot have the pleasure of interviewing Peter Defty, president of VESPA power products, and one of the pioneers in fat-adapted performance. This work, first on himself beginning in the early 2000s, and subsequently with...

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AGFL Triathlon Episode 89: Colin’s Epic Performances at Maine 70.3 and Age Group Nationals!

In this episode, Colin recaps his stellar performances at both Ironman Maine 70.3 and Age Group Nationals in Milwaukee this past weekend. Colin broke the tape at Maine 70.3 finishing seconds over the four hour barrier! He had a strong all around perf...

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AGFL Triathlon Episode 88: Colin's New Bike and Race-cation in the Netherlands

In this episode, Colin recaps his recent trip to the Netherlands where he picked up and his new Ku Cycle bike and also raced Ironman Westfriesland 70.3. He had a great race finishing 5th overall and first in his age group, with a new personal best bi...

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AGFL Triathlon Episode 87: Pittsburgh Fireman, Former Marine & Endurance Extraordinaire, Ryan Sippel

In this episode, Colin and Elliot have the pleasure of interviewing Ryan Sippel. Ryan is a former Marine, current city fireman, husband, new father, and a highly motivated endurance athlete. We had the pleasure of meeting Ryan at this year's Boston...

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This is a triathlon podcast for age group triathletes hosted by triathlon coaches Colin Cook and Elliot Kawaoka. The podcast focuses on providing helpful information to the everyday triathlete that is trying to optimize their time and get faster.

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