50 minutes | Apr 28, 2021

George Goodwin and Blair Cartmell in conversation

We join athlete George Goodwin and his coach Blair Cartmell in conversation this week. Blair's an elite coach and was based at Triathlon Scotland's Performance Centre at the University of Stirling, for almost a decade, before moving to Bath. He has also lived and breathed the sport alongside his brother, the former professional Fraser Cartmell. Meanwhile, George has been involved in triathlon since he was a youngster. He switched to longer distances early on, when he knew that he wouldn't be on British Triathlon's funding. He was 12th at the Ironman 70.3 World Championships in 2019 and 3rd at Challenge Daytona in 2020. It's a really fascinating insight the harsh reality of ITU racing and why there are an increase options for young triathletes beyond the Olympics. You'll hear:How they first met at Stirling University14:40 Why George jumped ship early to 70.3 racing25:10 The struggles of making it to ITU racing 30:24 About George's 3rd place at Daytona45:20 Why training environment is keyAnd why it really is a case of keep calm and carry onFind out more about this week's guests George Goodwin websiteBlair Cartmell Twitter and coaching websiteLike what you heard?Let me know! Connect with Inside Tri Show across Social Media, just search Inside Tri Show or click on the icons belowGET YOUR HANDS ON AN EXCLUSIVE EPISODE!Sign up to be a vino buddy or a training buddy on Patreon and get your hands on the latest patrons-only exclusive episode, including a full interview with Luke Grenfell Shaw and a blast from the past - the first ever interview I did with Chrissie Wellington back in 2009! You can still support me and support the show by clicking here to buy me a coffee every so often by becoming a Patron of the Inside Tri Show.Sponsors of the showLong Range Fuel are phenomenally tasty nut butters from Resilient Nutrition, enhanced by cutting edge science, to boost your stamina, keep you calm and alert and bolster your resilience. Get 10% off by using the code insidetri10 or go direct via this link.Supporters of the show33 Fuel – natural and very yummy sports nutrition. For your chance to win 3 months supply of award winning 33 Fuel Ultimate Daily Greens, enter the draw by clicking on this link. And as always, use the code INSIDETRI33 for a discount at checkout at www.33fuel.com.Komfuel - Like a pic' n mix of sports nutrition through your letterbox! Listeners can get 20% off all orders or advance sweat tests using the code: INSIDETRI at www.komfuel.co.ukFind out more about HelenHead over to Helen's website to find out more about herThis podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Podcorn - https://podcorn.com/privacy
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