Kona is done and dusted, so Jordan, Matt, and Tim get back together to go over what was an epic race. The race had some big surprises throughout the day, and the titles ended up with the two Germans, Jan Frodeno and Anne Haug. We sit down to see whose predictions did the best, and we also talk to two Zwift Academy athletes about their successful Kona experiences.
I'm just back from a whirlwind of Kona with lack of the number one health item.. Sleep! I've experienced both Kona as an athlete and a spectator many times and there is just something special when you step off the plan onto the tarmac at Kona International airport. My trip was short but packed with meeting up with athletes, industry contacts and other coaches. I even got a short swim and a couple of rides in. I actually recommend that if Kona is on the goal list to compete at, it's a good one to watch and go experience if you miss out qualifying one year. It definitely made me make it a definite purpose and desire to get there when I had done that. Today Pete and I do a recap on Kona talking through the pro and age group races. We also go into the conditions, execution, stress and mental state. We also have a number of great podcasts lined up for you with some great age group athletes, pro athletes, coaches and experts in fields related to human performance.
SimplyStu #49: Dr Allen Lim, Jamie Cleveland, Heather Haviland and Kona Recap
SimplyStu Podcast Series
Come to the Training with Power Clinic during Ironman Wisconsin that features Dr Allen Lim, Jamie Cleveland and Heather Haviland. Also listen to a Kona 2006 recap. Congrats to one of SimplyStu's favorite female triathletes - Desiree Ficker (2nd at Kona).