About This Show
The MaccaX Uncensored Podcast, by 2007 and 2010 Ironman World Champion and bestselling Author Chris McCormack discusses in his unfiltered raw Australian style everything Triathlon from the past to the present.
A very edgy and highly educational and entertaining discussion on all of the big topics surrounding Triathlon and multi-sports today.
Watch out for surprise guests from many of the sports greats both past and present and some hard hitting brutally honest opinions. Audience questions encouraged and answered at the end of every podcast.
Beware he may offend!
Most Recent Episode
#43 - Belinda & Justin Granger Kona 2017 Insights
Podcast hijacked by Kurt Taylor and special guests Belinda & Justin Granger! What is race week like for the pros on the island? Interesting bit: which ones get to Kona early, which ones are in Hawaii but not in Kona, and which ones haven’t arrived? Anyone who has won Kona is a phenomenal athlete, end of story Europeans want to get out of the cold winter; sponsorship demands from US athletes motivate others to arrive early Financial considerations to arriving early, ridiculously expensive on the island Ben Hoffman doesn’t like to get caught up in the hype, would have worked out what is best for him Men’s race German domination last year: Patrick Lange with a 2:39 marathon and a penalty on the bike, Jan and Sebi No one has had the perfect season w/ no injury and sickness except for Sebi Jan has been sick midseason and recently; implications of being sick (time out from key sessions), but intelligent with race choices Lange has had a bad year, injured a lot, probably will not be able to run that same performance from last year Ben Hoffman could have a good crack at it, James Cunnama has had a phenomenal season, men who can produce a stunning back end marathon Lionel Sanders: definitely improved swim, last year’s race was a letdown but done all the right things this year with swim coach but Kona swim is tough, he can’t afford to give up any time Everyone wants to see Lionel and Jan run head-to-head Jan hasn’t raced anybody this year, how is he going to respond? He’s used to dominating alone but dominating others? Is he mentally fit not to make tactical mistakes? Three Konas put Jan in rarefied territory, sets up his brand Frederik van Lierde needs a good bike ride to be podium contention Terenzo Bozzone and Tim Reed on paper as a talent and hard worker would be a top 3 contender anywhere else in the world except for Kona because of their sweat rates Tim Don weak armor when riding at someone else’s pace especially if someone attacks the back end of the bike Jan Frodeno’s only weakness is himself. There’s always somebody you don’t expect to come through (Ben Hoffman, Luke McKenzie, Frodeno’s training partner Nick Kastelein) Thoroughbreds vs. Workhorses Kona trivia: 1998 was last year a new winne
Rated 5 out of
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Date published: 2013-10-22