UA-152845132-1 google-site-verification=rdnM5cxBGBX0sbI2SI5voJFTYYEtCkYB5o8NZy3neTU Tim Don: Man with the halo, Ironman World Record holder, professional triathlete - Inside Tri Show

Episode 31

Published on:

17th Jun 2020

Tim Don: A life in triathlon

British triathlete Tim Don joins us on the podcast this week. Don is well known for being "The Man with the Halo," and for breaking the Ironman World Record. But the 42-year-old has been involved in triathlon since he was 15 years old and he turned down a spot at University to become a professional triathlete. He's since been to 3 Olympic games and finished twice on the podium at the Ironman 70.3 World Championships.

It's such an awesome and fun conversation.

You'll hear...

  • About his first ever race experience as a junior
  • His thoughts on athlete funding
  • Why accepting failure has helped him to succeed
  • Him talk about the Olympics and some of the 'what if' thoughts
  • Why he didn't hesitate to be coached by Julie Dibens when he switched to long distance triathlon
  • The story behind the hair and the moustache

Find out more about our guest

Tim Don website

Tim Don on Instagram

Man with the Halo documentary

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Helen Murray

I've been working in triathlon for almost a decade as an athlete, coach and broadcaster.

I host the Inside Tri Show podcast, taking you deeper into the sport by bringing you the best interviews and guests each week.