Episode 70

Super League Triathlon: Arena Games London 2021

This week, we bring you post-race interviews from Super League Triathlon's Arena Games London 2021. It's fast and furious racing, mixing a pool swim with virtual cycling and running through Zwift. A massive thank you to the Super League Triathlon team for helping to make this episode happen.

You'll hear:

24:54 Women's winner Beth Potter who represented Team GB in the 10,000m on the track at the Rio Olympics, before quitting her job as a teacher and switching to triathlon. She was 2019 European triathlon Champion.

02:38 Men's winner Marten Van Riel. The Belgian finished 6th at the Rio Olympics and is part of Joel Filliol's training squad, alongside Vincent Luis and Mario Mola.

12:09 Lucy Charles-Barclay in her first ever short course distance race. She finished in 2nd place, behind Potter.

18:00 Tim Don making his Super League Triathlon debut at 43

06:26 Professional long distance athlete Ruth Astle who was making her first appearance in a Super League event. She trains alongside Beth Potter in Leeds.

And for the first time ever paratriathletes had the opportunity to race at a Super League Triathlon event. For many of the British contingent, it was their first race in 18 months as they prepare for the Tokyo Paralympics.

You'll hear from British Paratriathlon stars:

29:59 Dave Ellis

34:16 his partner Claire Cashmore

39:32 as well as their teammate George Peasgood

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Helen Murray

Helen has been working in triathlon for a decade as an athlete, coach and broadcaster.

Helen hosts the Inside Tri Show podcast bringing you awesome interviews from triathlon and beyond