Episode 75: Matthew Marquardt, Elite Triathlete and Medical Student at OSU

In this episode, Colin and Elliot interview Matthew Marquardt , one of the top amateur triathletes in the country. In 2022, he took the overall wins at Ironman Texas, Eagleman 70.3, Ironman Lake Placid, and Ironman World Championship (and third at t...

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Episode 74: Justin Spencer, Leader of Recycled Percussion, and His Epic Kona Experience

In this episode, Colin and Elliot have the pleasure of interviewing Justin Spencer. Justin is the leader of the internationally famous band called Recycled Percussion. Through perseverance and athleticism, he was coined the “World’s Fastest Drummer”...

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Episode 73: Scott Tindal, Fuelin, and Sports Nutrition

In this episode Colin and Elliot have the pleasure of interviewing Scott Tindal, a performance nutrition coach with 20+ years of experience working with pro and amateur athletes. Scott has a Masters degree in sports medicine and a post-graduate diplo...

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Episode 72: Colin and Elliot's Ironman World Championship Recap

In this episode, Colin and Elliot recap their epic days on the Big Island. This was Colin's sixth time racing at the World Championship and Elliot's 4th trip. In total, they had 14 Peak Triathlon clients racing in Kona, their most ever! Big kudos to ...

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Episode 71: Midseason Recap and 2023 Kona Slot Announcement

In this episode, Colin and Elliot discuss their race season thus far and their upcoming schedule. It's a busy part of the season for coach Elliot as he has Boulder 70.3, a marathon, and Ironman Canada all in the month August! Colin's next race will b...

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Episode 70 - Interview with Becca Kawaoka, Victoria and Coeur d'Alene 70.3 Age Group Champ

In this episode, we have the honor of interviewing Elliot's wife, Becca Kawaoka. Becca is off to a stellar racing season, winning every triathlon she has entered including Ironman Victoria 70.3 and Coeur d'Alene 70.3. Aside from racing, Becca is an...

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Episode 69 - Interview with Jarrod Shoemaker

In this episode, Colin and Elliot have the honor of interviewing Jarrod Shoemaker! Jarrod is the only American with a WTS (World Triathlon Series) win. He also competed in the 2008 Olympics. Growing up, he played many sports including baseball, runni...

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Episode 68: Colin and Elliot's Ironman St. George World Championship Race Recaps

In this episode, Colin and Elliot recap their recent race, the "2021" Ironman World Championship in St George, Utah! It was a challenging seasoning opening to say the least, but both had memorable days and noteworthy performances. Elliot decided to ...

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Episode 67: Interview with Sarah Fuller and Insights on the new Maine 70.3 Venue

In this episode, Colin and Elliot interview 46 year-old triathlete, Sarah Fuller. Sarah is an emergency and security planner, and has been competing in triathlon for eight seasons. She tackled her first full Ironman at Lake Placid in 2018. Sarah ...

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Episode 66: The Benefits of Training Camps and Training in Group Settings

In this episode, Colin and Elliot talk about the importance and benefits of training camps and training in group settings. Colin just got back from his Every Man Jack training camp in Vegas and walked away with a huge bump in fitness and motivation....

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Episode 65: Interview with Athlete Branding Extraordinaire and Pliable Founder, Greg Glynn

In this episode Colin and Elliot interview Greg Glynn, founder and CEO of Pliable , a marketing, PR, and broadcasting company. Pliable specializes in athlete branding for high school, college, and professional athletes. Greg was also Colin's hock...

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Episode 64: Heart Rate Variability (HRV) Tracking with Marco Altini, Founder of HRV4Training

In this episode, Colin and Elliot have the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Marco Altini, founder of HRV4Training . Marco started HRV4Training in 2012 and is a tool used by more than 150,000 users, including Olympians and professional teams. It is a m...

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Episode 63: All Things Swimming!

In this episode, Colin and Elliot discuss all things swimming! These topics include what to focus on at this point of the season, having a purpose for every workout, setting goals, useful swim "toys" to supplement your swim training, and useful tech...

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Episode 62: The Man, The Myth, The Legend... Jan Stepinski

In this episode, Colin and Elliot have the pleasure of interview Jan Stepinski. Jan most recently won Ironman Arizona in convincing fashion in a time of 8:23! Among his other overall victories in 2021, one of his most notable races was his overall am...

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Episode 61: Interview with Rich Uliana, First Time Ironman Finisher!

In this episode, Colin and Elliot interview Rich Uliana. Rich completed his first Ironman at IM Arizona last month! He started triathlon in 2017 coming from a cycling background. He's competed at age-group worlds in 2018 and 2019 and also had a to...

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Episode 60: Elliot's Ironman AZ DNF and Dealing with Setbacks

In this episode, Elliot recaps his first Ironman DNF (in 15 finishes). He unfortunately got a bad illness a few days leading up to the race. Although he wasn't feeling 100% on race day he still gave it a try, set a personal best swim time, survived t...

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Episode 59: Interview with Superstar Matt Schafer, M25-29 2021 70.3 World Champion!

In this episode, Colin and Elliot have the pleasure of interviewing EMJ team member Matt Schafer. Matt has been tearing it up in 2021, taking overall wins at Virginia and Musselman 70.3. Most notably, he took the age group win at the highly competit...

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Episode 58: Interview with EMJ Team Member and Ironman Wisconsin Champ, James Harrington

In this episode, Colin and Elliot interview Every Man Jack team member, James Harrington. James proved age is just a number at his most recent Ironman race, winning Ironman Wisconsin overall in a time of 9:20:20 and the young age of 45! We discuss ...

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Episode 57: Interview with Triathlete, Paul Zychowicz

In this episode, Colin and Elliot interview technologist and triathlete, Paul Zychowicz. We discuss how Paul motivates himself through adversity and challenge which helps both in sport and personal life. Also discussed is his athletic career, triath...

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Episode 56 – Colin and Elliot's Midseason Race Recaps

In this episode, Colin and Elliot discuss their busy race schedules, new racing experiences, and upcoming races leading into 70.3 and Ironman Worlds! The race recaps discussed include Oregon 70.3 where Elliot's wife finished 2nd overall amateur; Mus...

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