The Triathlon Brick Session



Elite coach (Mark Livesey) and Multiple Ironman AG Champion (sub 9hrs) chatting about all things Triathlon with some of the greatest people in the sport.


  • Coach David Tilbury Davis

    01/11/2017 Duration: 01h11min

    Triathlon coach David Tilbury Davis chats to us about his mentoring role with Lionel Sanders in Kona. He also discusses the issues faced by athletes specifically on the big Island and lots, lots more.

  • Lauren Brandon

    28/10/2017 Duration: 01h13min

    Lauren Brandon is a former NCAA All-American swimmer from the University of Nebraska. Lauren began her triathlon journey racing Olympic distance, but changed to longer races in 2015. She made the move to full Ironman races in 2016 and ended her season with a 2nd place at Ironman Cozumel. Her strong swim/bike combo has become one of the best in the World. She's also a lot of fun!

  • Laura Siddall Ironman Australia Champion 2017

    27/10/2017 Duration: 01h12min

    We get to chat again with inspiring role model Laura Sidall. Hear all about Laura's race at Kona - 3rd GB female and 16th overall in the World. She does so much more than race at the top level - MBE for Laura.

  • Zibi Szlufcik CEO Challenge Family

    24/10/2017 Duration: 48min

    Listen to the CEO of the Challenge Family - Zibi Szlufcik. See why the 'Challenge Family' is going from strength to strength against a very determined opposition. Healthy Triathlon.

  • Kona review with Will Clarke

    24/10/2017 Duration: 51min

    Will Clarke was on the big Island watching this race, so who better to discuss the KONA post race analysis.

  • Kona with Will Clarke and Thortsen Radde

    13/10/2017 Duration: 01h01min

    Today Will Clarke and Thorsten Radde discuss Kona predictions on the big Island, from the big Island. A great insight from the statistics guru and the 2 x sub 8hr Ironman.

  • World Champion Spencer Smith

    06/10/2017 Duration: 01h19min

    Another no nonsense interview with yet another World Champion. Spencer Smith is uncompromising, determined and just brilliant - he says what he likes, and likes what he bloody well says. A privilege to chat to such a LEGEND.

  • The machine Dirk Bockel

    03/10/2017 Duration: 01h06min

    Olympic and sub 8 hrs Ironman Triathlete. We hear about his long and distinguished career and his attitude towards life. What does the future holds for this awesome athlete now?You can check out his new book here

  • Former World Champion Pete Jacobs

    27/09/2017 Duration: 01h42min

    Pete Jacobs is a former World Ironman Champion back in 2012. After a long and frustrating time battling chronic fatigue he is now back in a good place and ready to race in Kona again. Listen to his race predictions for this year and his own aspirations on the big Island.

  • Legend Triathlete & Coach Richard Hobson

    26/09/2017 Duration: 02h17min

    Mark chats to former Elite Windsurfer turned Pro triathlete back in the early 90's when triathlon was a real sport. This guy has so many National titles and Elite wins to his name its not worth listing. In addition to this he was also the GB Olympic Triathlon coach and all round triathlon legend - Richard Hobson......

  • The Awesome Emma Pallant

    14/09/2017 Duration: 56min

    This episode we cut straight to the chase and catch up with Emma Pallant. Emma has had an outstanding season so far with a numerous stunning results. A fan of the show Emma is just getting better and better culminating with a 2nd place at the 70.3 World championships. Listen to her story about this fantastic achievement. You can also see Emma race next week at the Super League Triathlon - now thats going to be fun to watch.

  • World Class Triathlete Sarah Piampiano

    13/09/2017 Duration: 01h13min

    Today's episode we just get straight to it and chat to world class triathlete Sarah Piampiano. Sarah is a multiple IM and 70.3 Champion, with her most recent victory being in a 70.3 in China a few weeks ago. Sarah also finished 7th Female Pro in Kona 2016. Find out what she intends to be aiming for this year.

  • Tim Floyd & Magnolia Masters

    01/09/2017 Duration: 01h49min

    This episode Mark chats to legendary swim specialist and coach Tim Floyd. Tim is head coach at the Texas based Magnolia Masters. In this interview Mark and Tim try to cut through all the bullshit and gimmicks regarding swim training and swim aids.

  • Lionel Sanders Interview

    07/08/2017 Duration: 01h24min

    Lionel Sanders is one of the fastest long course triathletes in the world. In this interview Lionel chats about his darker days prior to discovering triathlon. He also shares his thoughts about all things triathlon, and of course his Kona aspirations. Enjoy!

  • 2 x Outlaw Male Champion Kit Walker & course record holder

    01/08/2017 Duration: 01h37min

    Mark and Rich discuss the ITU results from Canada this week and which Pro triathletes have qualified for Kona 2017 so far. Mark has a rant about the Ironman legacy programme amongst other things. The interview is with 2 x Outlaw Champion and record holder Kit Walker.

  • Brain Fogarty Interview

    23/07/2017 Duration: 38min

    Today Mark Chats to probably one of the best AG Ironman/long course athletes in the World- Brian Fogarty. Brian has consistently peppered the Pro results over the last 2 years with an outstanding result at IM Bolton last week where he finished 4th overall and produced the fastest bike split of the day.

  • Alex Yee interview

    20/07/2017 Duration: 01h30min

    Mark and Rich discuss Challenge Roth, Ironman Frankfurt and of course Ironman Bolton. We also discuss the fast and furious short course racing at Hamburg over the weekend. Mark has a bit of a rant about poor referee decisions and the promotion of known drug cheats in the sport. Rich finally got to chat to Alex Yee who is the current World Junior Duathlon Champion, 5th at the World Triathlon Championships. Alex runs a 13.37 for 5km on the track, all this at just 19yrs old. Listen to Alex discuss what the future holds for him and how he's coping with his injuries from a previous bike crash.

  • Kyle, Corey and Matt Dixon chat triathlon

    09/07/2017 Duration: 01h11min

    A special episode with a short interview with two up and coming triathletes Kyle (7yrs) and Corey (12.5 yrs) Whiteford. These young lads are triathlon 'mad'. Corey has as already been selected for the Scottish Tri start squad - enjoy this fun chat. Also we chat to one of the best triathlon coaches around - Matt Dixon (Purple Patch Coaching). We discuss some great topics including what it takes to qualify for Kona as an AG athlete, plus a whole lot more.

  • Ironman Bolton Race Review with Thorsten Radde & Pros athletes

    07/07/2017 Duration: 01h49min

    In this special episode we profile Ironman Bolton with the legend "stats man" Thorsten Radde. We also chat to podium favourite Nikki Bartlett and Male favourite and 2 x sub 8 hrs Ironman Will Clarke.

  • Dr Mark Tallon PhD Nutrition Guru

    30/06/2017 Duration: 02h01min

    Dr Mark Tallon Phd talks specifically about Ironman nutrition, how much to take, what to take and when to take. This is a must listen if you're struggling to perfect your race nutrition plan. Mark also designed the flowcell which is a bike mounted food storage system that actually allows you to carry that all important nutrition required for long races. Check it out here and if you're an Xhale user you'll get a discount.

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