50 min

The Ocean Sheroes: Rowing the Pacific Inside Tri Show

    • Running

We go beyond triathlon this week and dive into the world of ocean rowing, with Bella Collins and Purusha Gordon who are part of the 4 woman Ocean Sheroes Crew, competing in the Great Pacific Rowing Race. Bella has done an Ocean row before, but for Purusha, who is a mum of two young boys, it's a completely new challenge. But just like marathon running and triathlon, there are similarities about leaving the complexities of every day life behind, the importance of training, eating and sleeping well and saying YES when an opportunity comes your way.
You'll hear:
06:38 Why you don't need to be a celebrity or an extreme endurance athlete to do an ocean row
16:45 The appeal of being in the middle of an ocean and taking part in an ocean row
22:32 Some of the mental struggles and why a positive mindset is going to be key, especially when one crew member struggles with sea sickness
27:19 What do you eat on an ocean row?
30:55 The art of bucket and chuck it (also known as going to the toilet)
32:40 Preparing for sleep deprivation when you're going to be doing 2 hours on, 2 hours off for 50 days.
40:00 It's just an opportunity to say YES and figure out how to do it along the way
Find out more about this week's guests
Ocean Sheroes https://oceansheroes.com/ (website)
Ocean Sheroes https://www.instagram.com/oceansheroes/ (Instagram)
https://www.gofundme.com/f/ocean-sheroes-for-the-seabin-project (Fundraising page) for the https://seabinproject.com/ (Seabin project)
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 below
https://www.patreon.com/insidetrishow (GET 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, including a full interview with Luke Grenfell Shaw and a blast from the past - the first ever interview I did with Chrissie Wellington back in 2009!
You can still support me and support the show by clicking https://www.patreon.com/insidetrishow (here) to buy me a coffee every so often by https://www.patreon.com/insidetrishow (becoming a Patron of the Inside Tri Show).
Sponsors of the show
https://resilientnutrition.com/discount/insidetri10 (Long 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 https://resilientnutrition.com/discount/insidetri10 (via this link).
Supporters of the show
https://www.33fuel.com/ (33 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 https://bit.ly/31lR3I1 (clicking on this link). And as always, use the code INSIDETRI33 for a discount at checkout at https://www.33fuel.com/ (www.33fuel.com).
https://www.insidetrishow.com/episode/www.komfuel.co.uk (Komfuel) - Like a pic' n mix of sports nutrition through your letterbox! Listeners can get 20% off all orders or advance sweat tests using the code: INSIDETRI at https://komfuel.co.uk/ (www.komfuel.co.uk)
Find out more about Helen
Head over to https://www.helenmurray.net/ (Helen's website) to find out more about her


This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

Podcorn - https://podcorn.com/privacy

We go beyond triathlon this week and dive into the world of ocean rowing, with Bella Collins and Purusha Gordon who are part of the 4 woman Ocean Sheroes Crew, competing in the Great Pacific Rowing Race. Bella has done an Ocean row before, but for Purusha, who is a mum of two young boys, it's a completely new challenge. But just like marathon running and triathlon, there are similarities about leaving the complexities of every day life behind, the importance of training, eating and sleeping well and saying YES when an opportunity comes your way.
You'll hear:
06:38 Why you don't need to be a celebrity or an extreme endurance athlete to do an ocean row
16:45 The appeal of being in the middle of an ocean and taking part in an ocean row
22:32 Some of the mental struggles and why a positive mindset is going to be key, especially when one crew member struggles with sea sickness
27:19 What do you eat on an ocean row?
30:55 The art of bucket and chuck it (also known as going to the toilet)
32:40 Preparing for sleep deprivation when you're going to be doing 2 hours on, 2 hours off for 50 days.
40:00 It's just an opportunity to say YES and figure out how to do it along the way
Find out more about this week's guests
Ocean Sheroes https://oceansheroes.com/ (website)
Ocean Sheroes https://www.instagram.com/oceansheroes/ (Instagram)
https://www.gofundme.com/f/ocean-sheroes-for-the-seabin-project (Fundraising page) for the https://seabinproject.com/ (Seabin project)
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 below
https://www.patreon.com/insidetrishow (GET 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, including a full interview with Luke Grenfell Shaw and a blast from the past - the first ever interview I did with Chrissie Wellington back in 2009!
You can still support me and support the show by clicking https://www.patreon.com/insidetrishow (here) to buy me a coffee every so often by https://www.patreon.com/insidetrishow (becoming a Patron of the Inside Tri Show).
Sponsors of the show
https://resilientnutrition.com/discount/insidetri10 (Long 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 https://resilientnutrition.com/discount/insidetri10 (via this link).
Supporters of the show
https://www.33fuel.com/ (33 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 https://bit.ly/31lR3I1 (clicking on this link). And as always, use the code INSIDETRI33 for a discount at checkout at https://www.33fuel.com/ (www.33fuel.com).
https://www.insidetrishow.com/episode/www.komfuel.co.uk (Komfuel) - Like a pic' n mix of sports nutrition through your letterbox! Listeners can get 20% off all orders or advance sweat tests using the code: INSIDETRI at https://komfuel.co.uk/ (www.komfuel.co.uk)
Find out more about Helen
Head over to https://www.helenmurray.net/ (Helen's website) to find out more about her


This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

Podcorn - https://podcorn.com/privacy

50 min