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Hey Junkie, thanks for joining me on the endurance Junkie podcast. My name is Peter Brees and on this show, I will be interviewing some of the fastest, smartest and most inspiring people active in the endurance world today. I’m thinking pro triathletes, ultrarunners, coaches, race directors, industry experts, brand owners,... you name it. If they have anything to do with endurance, they are a possible guest on the show.

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Hey Junkie, thanks for joining me on the endurance Junkie podcast. My name is Peter Brees and on this show, I will be interviewing some of the fastest, smartest and most inspiring people active in the endurance world today. I’m thinking pro triathletes, ultrarunners, coaches, race directors, industry experts, brand owners,... you name it. If they have anything to do with endurance, they are a possible guest on the show.

    121: Kyle Buckingham - Ironman South Africa Champion 2018

    121: Kyle Buckingham - Ironman South Africa Champion 2018

    Kyle Buckingham has fast made a name for himself in the world of triathlon after winning Ironman Lake Placid 2014 in his first year as a pro and Ironmann Vineman in 2016. He still holds the Ironman Hawaii Age Group record with 8h37 set in 2013.  After a disappointment in Kona last year (due to a mechanical issue on the bike), Kyle recently savoured the sweet taste of victory again by winning his home race: Ironman South Africa.  You can follow Kyle on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
    In this interview we talk about:
    – Kyle’s sporting background
    – His progress in the sport and career so far
    – Transitioning from amateur to pro
    – Training with Paul Laursen
    – Winning his home race Ironman South Africa

    • 33 min
    120: Flora Duffy - Multi Discipline World Champion Triathlete

    120: Flora Duffy - Multi Discipline World Champion Triathlete

    Flora Duffy is on track to become one of the greatest triathletes of all time. Not only is she a two-times ITU World Triathlon Series champion, she also has four Xterra World titles, two ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships and a couple of weeks ago she added a Commonwealth gold medal to the list. Seems the only thing missing is an Olympic title, but Tokyo 2020 is not that far of... You can follow Flora on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
    In this interview we talk about:
    – Flora's sporting background growing up in Bermuda
    – Her progression in triathlon
    – How racing people like Gwen Jorgensen made her a stronger athlete
    – Winning the 2018 Commonwealth Triathlon gold medal
    – Future goals and ambitions

    • 33 min
    119: Josh Sprague - CEO of Orange Mud Hydration Packs

    119: Josh Sprague - CEO of Orange Mud Hydration Packs

    Josh Sprague is the founder and CEO of Orange Mud hydration packs. Josh is a tech and gear guy who has spent years racing in ultramarathons, gravel races, Ironman triathlons, mountain bike and adventure races  and traveling all over the globe in search of adventure. He started Orange Mud to change the way athletes such as runners and bikers look at hydration. You can follow Josh on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
    In this interview we talk about:
    – Josh's sporting background and career in endurance sports
    – What drove him to start his business Orange Mud
    – What it's like to see other people use a product you've designed
    – Balancing work with training for endurance events and keeping a happy family

    • 39 min
    118: Henri Schoeman - Olympic Bronze & Commonwealth Gold Medal Triathlete

    118: Henri Schoeman - Olympic Bronze & Commonwealth Gold Medal Triathlete

    Henri Schoeman is a South African triathlete who specialises in Olympic Distance racing. Henri grew up with aspirations of becoming an Olympic swimmer but switched to triathlon when it became clear that his shorter and lighter frame was more suitable for running than for swimming. Henri made his debut at the highest level – the World Triathlon Series - in 2013, but truely broke through in 2016 when he won the bronze medal at the Rio Games and won his first World Series race in Cozumel a couple of weeks later. After a difficult post Olympic year, Henri has had a flying start to 2018 with a solid win at the season opener in Abu Dhabi and the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games last week. You can follow Henri on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
    In this interview we talk about:
    – Henri's sporting background and progression in triathlon
    – Dealing with injuries at the beginning of his career
    – What his expectations were at the 2016 Rio Games
    – Winning the 2018 season opener in Abu Dhabi
    – Winning the 2018 Commonwealth Gold

    • 41 min
    117: Rob Wilson - Master Your Breathing for Performance

    117: Rob Wilson - Master Your Breathing for Performance

    Rob Wilson is a passionate teacher to the core and a firm believer in the philosophy “it’s better to teach a person to fish.”. Rob comes from a background in martial arts and manual therapy, he is a member of Dr. Kelly Starret's MobilityWOD, the owner of Crossfit Virginia Beach and works as a coach at Power Speed Endurance, where he leads the Art of Breath clinics, a program developed to give participants an experience based understanding of how breathing can affect both short term performance and long term health. You can follow Rob on Instagram.
    In this interview we talk about:
    – Rob's own sporting background
    – Life lessons learned thanks to his background in martial arts
    – Moving from martial arts into the Crossfit world
    – Proper breathing for performance = free speed
    – Bruce Lee and the importance of good teachers

    • 40 min
    116: Ryan Munsey - F*ck Your Feelings & Master Your Mind

    116: Ryan Munsey - F*ck Your Feelings & Master Your Mind

    Ryan Munsey is a former bodybuilder, fitness model and gym-owner who now works as a writer, podcaster and performance consultant. He is considered a thought leader in the wellness and personal development space and has worked with professional and Olympic athletes, Navy SEALs and entrepreneurs - helping them optimize both their minds and their bodies. Ryan recently released his new book called F*ck Your Feelings and it’s a great dive into the neuroscience and the way our emotions work, with plenty of tips & tricks on how we can control our mind to achieve more and succeed in everything we do. You can follow Ryan on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
    In this interview we talk about:
    – Ryan's sporting background and career in bodybuilding
    – Ryan's take on the best diet for endurance athletes
    – Why it's a  good idea to skip breakfast
    – Why we should all buy a copy of his new book "F*ck Your Feelings"
    – How to stay aware of our decision making proces

    • 44 min

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27 Ratings

27 Ratings

Laura Siddall ,

Brilliant

Great to hear Peter is back and fab to chat with him. Not your usual interviews and chat so always some extra interesting questions.

Mikey Sklar ,

A Perfect Way to Meet the Elites

Short episdoes that get right into the background and tricks that elite enudrance athletes employ.

Ashland Longboards ,

Great Podcast for Endurance and Xterra

Thanks for the work Peter. Epic content. Love the questions and style. Keep at it.

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