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Shane Williams: The rugby star on his love for Ironman Wales

Inside Tri Show

Love triathlon? Love rugby? Love Wales? Then this episode is for you! Former Wales international Shane Williams talks about his journey from being one of the best wings in the world, to being a multiple Ironman finisher. The 5ft7 wing who was International Player of the Year in 2008, won 87 caps for Wales and made multiple appearances for the British and Irish Lions. Since retiring, he has turned his hand to endurance sports and has been a regular at Ironman Wales.You'll hear:06:30 The trigger for getting into triathlon09:00 His first Ironman Wales 'At times, I absolutely hated it, but at times I absolutely loved it. From start to finish I was absolutely petrified.'12:30 How he got the likes of Ian Gough and Ryan Jones involved. 15:00 The difference between the physical pain of playing rugby and doing a triathlon18:00 Dark places on the rugby pitch Vs dark places in a race25:10 Which rugby player would he most like to race against in a triathlon and who would be in his ideal triathlon relay from the rugby world?36:00 How his nutrition differs between when he was a rugby player and now he is training for a triathlon. If anything I pay more attention to my diet now than I did as a professional rugby player. I was told what to eat and when to eat it and I would usually go up for seconds. Does he miss his rugby body? I probably don't. I'm still quite muscly, but my body has changed completely. My body fat is lower than when I was playing. I probably look better now than I did when I was playing rugby, I feel lighter, I'm lighter on my feet. I look completely different and I see pictures of me and I'm probably healthier now then when I was then. 41:44 What tips would he have for anyone doing Ironman Wales. 'The more training you put in, the easier Ironman Wales is and the more you enjoy it on the day. Left no stone unturned in your training and then you will enjoy the day. In 2015 I didn't appreciate how tough it would be and it spat me out. For long periods of that day, I hated it. '43:00 Whether he'll be getting his FabFour coffee founders involved and why he started his own sportswear brand, Agilis. Also this week:52:30 Laura Siddall's audio diary from her time as a reserve guide for the British Paratriathlon team at the Tokyo Paralympics, featuring fellow reserve guide Tim Don and bronze medallist Claire Cashmore. Find out more about this week's guests Shane Williams InstagramShane's FabFour coffee and new sportswear brand, Agilis. Laura Siddall InstagramResilient Nutrition's Meet the nutter: Jay Worthy Like what you heard?Let me know! Connect with Inside Tri Show across Social Media, just search Inside Tri Show or click on the icons belowGET YOUR HANDS ON AN EXCLUSIVE EPISODE!Sign up to be a vino buddy or a training buddy on Patreon and get your hands on the latest patrons-only exclusive episode, a brilliant behind the scenes audio diary of my recent Lands End-John O'Groats cycling adventure that you won't hear elsewhere. You can still support me and support the show by clicking here to buy me a coffee every so often by becoming a Patron of the Inside Tri Show.Sponsors of the showLong Range Fuel are phenomenally tasty nut butters from Resilient Nutrition, enhanced by cutting edge science, to boost your stamina, keep you calm and alert and bolster your resilience. Get 10% off by using the code insidetri10 or go direct via this link.Supporters of the show33 Fuel – natural and very yummy sports nutrition. For your chance to win 3 months supply of award winning 33 Fuel Ultimate Daily Greens, enter the draw by clicking on this link. And as always, use the code INSIDETRI33 for a discount at checkout at www.33fuel.com.Find out more about HelenHead over to Helen's website to find out more about herThis podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Podcorn - https://podcorn.com/privacy

1hr 16mins

8 Sep 2021

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Wingman to Ironman * Welsh rugby legend Shane Williams talks triathlon

Simon Ward, The High Performance Human Podcast

What do you do when your international rugby career ends? Try an Ironman triathlon, obviously! At least that’s the path that today's guest took. For 13 years (2000-2013) Shane Williams scorched the earth playing on the wing for Wales and the British and Irish Lions. In 2008 he was IRB World Rugby Player of the year and retired with 91 international caps and 60 tries, ranking him 4th in the all-time list of international try-scorers.  Retirement leaves a big hole in the lives of professional sportsmen and women so looking for a challenge, he accepted a friend’s invitation to take part in the 2015 Ironman Wales in Tenby. To say he was bitten by the bug is an understatement as you’ll hear in the conversation. Shane’s enthusiasm for triathlon matches the joy he still has for rugby union and this really comes across. If you don't at least think about signing up for Ironman Wales when you have finished listening, I’ll be very surprised. As normal we get through a lot in this chat including: Wingman to Ironman in less than 6 months 9 weeks from 50m to completing the 3.8k Ironman swim in Tenby  Why professional athletes are inspired by the crowd as much as you and I Rugby & triathlon: Polar opposites but it’s all about the mindset Why the crowds in Tenby are as inspiring as the Millennium Stadium Amusing and inspiring: Shane recalls his first Ironman race in detail Would you rather run the last 5 miles of the Ironman, or take a big hit from Manu Tuilagi? Shane tells us about his new clothing range Agilis To follow Shane you can find him in the usual places. Facebook Instagram Twitter LinkedIn Find out more about Shane’s new clothing range Agilis Sport As you might know, we ask guests to recommend their favourite books which they've read recently and which inspired them. Shane recommends the new book by Alistair Brownlee - Relentless: The secrets of the sporting elite. Some more stuff you might like to watch Shane Williams top 10 Rugby World Cup moments Shane Williams Top 5 Tries Shane Williams - My Wales Take a 30 day trial in my SWAT Inner Circle for just £1. Watch this video for more information. Purchase a copy of my High Performance Human e-book featuring more than 30 top tips on how to upgrade your life. If you would like to help offset the cost of our podcast production, we would be so grateful.  Please click here to support the HPH podcast.  Thank you! Visit Simon's website for more information about his coaching programmes.  Links to all of Simon's social media channels can be found here.  For any questions please email Beth@TheTriathlonCoach.com.

1hr 21mins

1 Sep 2021

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You can do it! Shane Williams discusses his VR Journey and Dale (DD) Batten talks about the new energy and excitement with our national partners.

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2 May 2021

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Ep 1. Shane Williams

Game Plan

Shane Williams is a rugby legend but also an entrepreneur. Running numerous businesses and running a coffee company with 3 of his best friends isn't easy, but Shane has some great tips to keep everything ticking over.


28 Feb 2021

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Mal Pope In Conversation with James Hook and Shane Williams

Mal Pope in Conversation

Mal pope chats with James Hooka nd Shane Williams about life after rugby.  Who were the best people to play with and against, favourite grounds, coaches and how Shane dumbfounded the critics who said he was too small to be a professional rugby player... and how he won his father £50,000 with a special try!


12 Feb 2021

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Shane Williams joins us to help preview Ireland vs. Wales and Autumn Nations Cup

House of Rugby Ireland

Wales and Lions legend Shane Williams joins Ian Masigan and Eimear Considine on House of Rugby Ireland and he's in rare auld form. He recalls his GAA days in Donegal, gives us players to watch in the Autumn Nations Cup and talks about efforts to tackle concussion in the game he loves.


10 Nov 2020

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Shane Williams on engagement and performance in distributed Salesforce teams

Talent Hub Talk

In this episode, we're rebroadcasting a LinkedIn Live discussion with Shane Williams focusing on engagement and performance in distributed Salesforce teams, including leading dispersed teams and how to tackle the challenges, as well as the biggest differences between leading face to face, and remotely. We talked about building positive, results-driven cultures in remote Salesforce teams, managing performance, and working towards the same vision in what could be a ‘new normal’ way of working from 2020 onwards.We reference the survey which we conducted in the midst of COVID-19, the results of which will be published in very soon, in June 2020


8 Jun 2020

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Mind Over Clatter Finale: Shane Williams

Don't Give A Ruck Podcast

In the finale of the 'Mind Over Clatter' series, Shane Williams speaks about difficulties in the early part of his career as well as his own program on concussion in Rugby Union.


5 Jun 2020

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Episode 3: Welsh rugby legend Shane Williams is in conversation with Kevin Palmer

Changing Room Chat

In the third of our Changing Room Chat podcast series, Shane gives us his views on what happens next in rugby as it attempts to emerge from the Covid-19 crisis, while he also reflects on his glittering career and tells us some tales from his days touring with the British and Irish Lions. The post Episode 3: Welsh rugby legend Shane Williams is in conversation with Kevin Palmer appeared first on Henman Communications.


26 May 2020

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Shane Williams - Addicted to Europe

Champions Rugby Show

One of the greatest players in rugby history, Shane Williams relives his roller-coaster European Cup journey with Martyn Hindley. The former Ospreys winger talks Galacticos, champagne rugby and the darkest day in his career.


8 May 2020