Six-time Ironman World Champion‘s, Mr. Dave Scott & Mr. Mark Allen - PTO, Collins Cup, Kona Ironman
The Greg Bennett Show
These days in the sport of Triathlon we love to throw around names like Jan Frodeno, Alistair Brownlee, Javier Gomez as being the greatest of all time, and obviously, they’re all in the conversation.But, when I rewind the clock there are other names that we need to start throwing into that discussion, Simon Lessing, Scott Molina, Greg Welch, Brad Bevan, Mike Pigg.... and the list goes on.And then there are two that I look at, that influenced my desire to become a professional Triathlete more than anyone else. And I believe, They have impacted the sport as a whole more than anyone else. They have been on this show separately in episodes 5 and 7. But today I’m joined with both of them on the show together.What a privilege it is to have Dave Scott sit with me in the studio and Mark Allen call in.We discuss the Collins Cup from the past week, Ironman Kona – or lack thereof, the sport of Triathlon as a whole, and well, anything and everything. We end with some fun rapid-fire questions.Discount Codes and DealsAthletic Greens - a FREE year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase by visiting athleticgreens.com/gregHyperice - Click https://bit.ly/3jzyFDa for exclusive offers on all Hyperice products or visit at hyperice.com and use the code mentioned in the showFormSwim Goggles - formswim.com/greg for $15 off - The coupon will be automatically added to the cart. Or use code GREG2021 at checkout.Athletic Brewing - AthleticBrewing.com
66 - "Jeep: Past, Present, and Future" with Paul Bruno, Randall Withrow, and Mark Allen
Cars That Matter
In honor of Memorial Day, Robert Ross re-examines the origins of Jeep--a vehicle that ultimately turned the tides of WW2 for America. By delving back into interviews with author Paul Bruno and Director Head of Design for Jeep, along with a new interview with Randall Withrow of the U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum (which houses an impressive collection of Jeeps used in the U.S. military, including the oldest surviving Jeep, the Ford Pygmy), Robert unpacks the underdog story of where Jeep came from and where it's going. Episode Timestamps: Prologue (0:00) - Robert introduces this very special episode examining the origins of Jeep and its pivotal role in WWII by considering where the name 'Jeep' actually came from. Past (3:39) - Paul Bruno, author of ‘Project Management in History: The First Jeep’ and ‘The Original Jeeps,’ explains the unlikely origins of the first models of Jeep--made with minimal time in a period of national crisis. Present (16:17) - Randall Withrow of the U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum explains what has been done to honor and preserve Jeeps since WWII and explains how the museum came to have its collection--including the original Ford Pygmy, which is a part of the National Register of Historic Vehicles. Future (29:06)- Mark Allen, Director Head of Design at Jeep explains how the past designs inform the present and what the company has in mind for the future, as the brand growing into a worldwide name. Epilogue (36:28) - Robert muses on how such a small and simply made car could have impacted the world so greatly. Special thanks to Casey Maxon and the Historic Vehicle Association. Learn More:https://memorialmuseum.org/ jeep.com https://originaljeeps.com/ https://www.hagerty.com/drivers-club/my-garage/78598943/national-historic-vehicle-register ------------------ Learn More: Cars That Matter Follow Us: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter Hosted by: Robert Ross Produced and Edited by: Chris Porter Theme Music by: Celleste and Eric Dick A CurtCo Media productionSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
After introductions, Robert asks Mark to delve into the origins of Jeep as a brand and how it was 'sold' to Americans following WWII (1:07). Then Mark drills down into how Jeep upholds the 'authentic' reputation it's had since its creation (3:35), how new designs must pay tribute to its past (6:52), and how the brand new 2021 Wagoneer continues that tradition (13:13). After a short break, Mark shares how Bronco's competition could expand Jeep's consumer base (17:34) and Robert asks for Mark's opinions on where Jeep is going in the future (22:28). Then Robert has Mark explain the origins of the Jeep Gladiator (25:55). Then, Robert digs into the interesting colors of Jeep (28:12) and Mark explains how his career led him to Jeep (31:02) Learn More: Jeep.com ------------------ Learn More: Cars That Matter Follow Us: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter Hosted by: Robert Ross Produced and Edited by: Chris Porter Theme Music by: Celleste and Eric Dick A CurtCo Media productionSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mark Allen, The Greatest Endurance Athlete of All Time: How To Quiet The Racing Mind
The Extra Mile - The Official Charity Miles Podcast
Mark Allen is a legend. ESPN named him the Greatest Endurance Athlete of All Time. 6X winner of the Ironman World Championships in Kona. First ever winner of the Triathlon World Championships. Epic 21-race winning streak, at all distances, the longest in triathlon history But it wasn't just Mark's victories that made him special. Mark was and is known for his mental game and spirituality. Which is something that we dive into during this interview: How to quiet the racing mind. This interview is especially fitting because May is Mental Health Month. We also just announced our newest member of the Charity Miles family, Active Minds. Active Minds is one of the premier mental health charities in the world. It was started by Alison Malmon, 18 years ago, when she lost her brother, Brian to suicide. Alison recognized that Brian’s story is the story of thousands of people who suffer in silence; who, despite their large numbers, think they are totally alone. Wanting to combat the stigma around mental illness, Alison started a student group at the University of Pennsylvania, where she was a student. Active Minds has since grown to more than 800 college campuses, directly reaching close to 600,000 students each year through campus awareness campaigns, events, advocacy, outreach and more. Active Minds has also grown outside of the college campus with its newly launched, Active Minds @Work program to help companies create a healthy mental health culture in the workplace. As I've written and spoken about before, I have personally struggled with anxiety and depression-- and in many ways, still do. I've also heard from many in our community on this topic. So I know this is something many of you care deeply about too. So please help me welcome Active Minds to the Charity Miles family by doing some Charity Miles for them today. Also, one more quick note—this interview is sponsored by our great partners at Hope Foods. As you all likely know by now, Hope Foods makes a variety of delicious Cashew & Almond Dips, Hummus, and Guacamole that feature fresh ingredients and bold flavors to elevate the wholesomeness of your favorite dishes and snacks. Like us, Hope is also deeply committed to mental health. They aspire to manifest hope by providing food and tools that support your physical and mental well-being, and even have an entire section of their website dedicated to mental health resources. If you’d like to check that out, please visit hopefoods.com/havehope. So big thanks to Hope Foods. And a big welcome to Active Minds. Now without any further ado, turn up your volume and turn on your charity miles and come along for the walk or run with me and Mark Allen, the greatest endurance athlete of all time. >> If you'd like to learn more about Mark, visit his site here.
‘No one enjoys playing in a bow tie’ - Mark Allen on snooker's need to modernise
The Break: The Eurosport snooker podcast
Mark Allen claims no snooker player wants to play in a waistcoat and bow tie as he urged the sport to catch up if it wanted a slice of the youth audience. Professional snooker typically has a strict dress code – smart trousers and shoes, plus a long-sleeved shirt, waistcoat and bow tie – although it has been relaxed for some events, with the latter two items ditched for the Home Nations series. World number one Judd Trump has previously suggested the sport is "stuck in a rut" and said one solution would be to allow players greater freedom in the clothing department. The Break is presented by Andy Goldstein and produced by Ola Fisayo. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Mark Allen, Discusses his Boxing and MMA Career, and Overcoming his Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).
Enter the Lionheart
Lawrence is joined by his former training partner and teammate, Mark Allen. We reminisce about some of our favorite memories from our decade plus in the combat sports world, and how he is dealing with his Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) which he examines in depth, in his fantastic (hilarious, but also gritty, and powerful) new book: “Based on a True, Traumatic, Brain History: A Short Memoir”. Mark is truly “uncommon, amongst uncommon men” and just as I was inspired by his tenacity and fighting spirit when we were gym buddies and gym competitors, I am today inspired by his always positive and pragmatic approach to his “new normal”, and his constant intellectual curiosity. He never allows any self-pity and maintains a growth mindset, along with his strict athlete lifestyle of fasting, constant growth, and commitment to get the most out of this life, regardless of his adversities. It is in hope that Mark’s book and wisdom will encourage the new generation of fighters to train smarter, and not just harder. Through it all, neither of us would change those years and the honor of being Teddy Roosevelt’s “Man in the Arena”. His new book is available on amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Based-True-Traumatic-Brain-History/dp/1796097322
#011 Mark Allen - Afghan Blast - Former Royal Anglian Regiment
Another Mans Shoes
In this episode we go on a journey with Mark Allen, former member of the Royal Anglian regiment. Mark was one of the youngest soldiers to have been injured in the Afghan war, becoming a double above the knee amputee at 19 years old.Since leaving, Mark has shown considerable resilience and become an accomplished racing and stunt driver, earning Guinness world record and racing cyclist on adapted bike carrying out events across the globe.
Mark Allen is a former professional golfer turned radio broadcaster who has had his fair share of ups and downs throughout his career. He recently overcame stage 4 cancer when given only a 5% change of survival. Mark opens up about overcoming his cancer battle and urges everyone to get regular checkups with a GP. We also chat about Mark's professional golfing career which included playing the 1999 British Open and crossing paths with Tiger Woods, albeit at the urinal.
Six-time IRONMAN World Champion Mark Allen shares how nobody can take away your best performance, how to adjust your goals during COVID-19, and why you should take hold of a dream and see it to the finish line. To learn more about Mark Allen visit https://premierespeakers.com/mark_allen Beyond Speaking is hosted by Brian Lord and produced by Eric Woodie