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Richard Hume

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Max#36: How I rowed the Atlantic – Richard Hume

Maximise Your Potential Podcast

As well as being a triple ironman finisher, Richard Hume is also one a very select group of people to have completed the Atlantic Ocean Rowing Race.This gruelling 3,000 mile event, which can take over 80 days to complete, challenges competitors in ways not comparible to most other endurance events.Dealing with the isolation, the monotony, the sickness, in addition to the extreme elements of the Altantic Ocean, can all prove too much for so many people who attempt this incredible event.Yet, as Richard will describe in his interview, competing in a race of this magnitude is only one of the many challenges that an amateur athlete has to overcome.Key messages from Richard: Time and time again Richard referred to the importance of creating a series of realistic targets, in his training and in the events, that would take him to his end goal. Let's not also forget how Richard overcame a great personal challenge in the process, in this case his back problem, explaining how, whenever he was told 'no you can't', he channelled those negative messages into positive motivation.Additional notes and resources (just click on the links for more information): Richard Hume's website - CLICK HERE to visit the 'Challenge Chaser' website Wikipedia - CLICK HERE to visit wikipedia's ultra-ironman pageInterview Transcription: Transcript: How I rowed the Atlantic - Richard Hume (Max#36)

6 Dec 2011

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Max#35: Becoming a triple ironman – Richard Hume

Maximise Your Potential Podcast

Being able to complete an ironman event is said to be one of the most extreme tests of mental and physical endurance on the planet.Competing continuously for over 12 hours; swimming 2 ½ miles, then cycling for 112 miles before completing a 26 mile marathon, will push anyone to their absolute limits.However, now try and imagine how you would feel if those figures were tripled.Richard Hume, completed a grueling 7.2-mile swim, 336-mile bike ride and 78.6-mile run, finishing in just over 52 hours and in the process became one of the fastest ever triple ironman finishers for his age group.Key messages from Richard: Time and time again Richard referred to the importance of creating a series of realistic targets, in his training and in the events, that would take him to his end goal. Let's not also forget how Richard overcame a great personal challenge in the process, in this case his back problem, explaining how, whenever he was told 'no you can't', he channelled those negative messages into positive motivation.Additional notes and resources (just click on the links for more information): Richard Hume's website - CLICK HERE to visit the 'Challenge Chaser' website Wikipedia - CLICK HERE to visit wikipedia's ultra-ironman pageInterview Transcription: Transcript: Becoming a Triple Ironman - Richard Hume (Max#35)

6 Dec 2011

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