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  • In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg has a wonderful discussion with Dan Eisenhardt. If you’ve listened to this show over the past few months, you would have heard Greg discuss Form Swim goggles. Greg is blown away by these goggles and the technology behind them, he truly believes they are the biggest thing to hit the swimming world. He was so blown away he decided he had to bring on the founder and CEO, Dan Eisenhardt from Form Swim. Dan swam competitively for 14 years, and he knows technology. Before FORM, he co-founded Recon Instruments, which shipped the world’s first smart eyewear for sports in 2010 and was acquired by Intel in 2015. His goal with Form is to break down the barriers between what swimming is and what it could be. He believes in doing things nobody has done before…. And that is what this show is about. Whether you're an athlete, entrepreneur, or someone who likes to solve problems and or optimize your life... this episode is for you. In this episode, Dan discusses his journey from a competitive swimmer and mechanical engineer to founding Recon Instruments the world's first smart eyewear for sports, and more recently founding Form Smart Swim goggles. Dan describes the importance of team, playing to his strengths and mitigating weaknesses. We peak into the future and how technology is likely to change. Discount Codes and Deals Athletic Greens - a FREE year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase by visiting athleticgreens.com/greg Hyperice - Click https://bit.ly/3jzyFDa for exclusive offers on all Hyperice products or visit at hyperice.com and use the code mentioned in the show FormSwim Goggles - formswim.com/greg for $15 off - The coupon will be automatically added to the cart. Or use code GREG15 at checkout. Support the show athttps://www.patreon.com/user?u=26936856 "The Greg Bennett Show" -

  • In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg and cohost Laura have a delightful conversation with Vicky Holland. Vicky Holland is one of the greatest Triathletes of this past decade. Highlight's being a three-time British Olympian, which includes being a member of the team for the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games. A bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and her incredible World title in 2018. Add to that her Commonwealth Games medals in 2014 and 2018 and her mixed relay World titles in 2012 & 2014. Her resume over the past ten years, plus medaling in at the last Olympics and her 3rd place at the Tokyo Test event in 2019, with the fastest run performance of the day has her going into These Olympics as a strong medal favorite. In this episode, Vicky entertains with some of the greatest moments in her career... how she felt in Rio the morning of the race and what was going through her head during the race... and what was on the line in 2018 when she won the World Title and how she managed herself during the Grand Final. She’s one of the great personalities of Triathlon and it’s an enormous privilege for us to have her on the show. This is simply a fun, entertaining, and inspiring episode. Discount Codes and Deals Athletic Greens - a FREE year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase by visiting athleticgreens.com/greg Hyperice - Click https://bit.ly/3jzyFDa for exclusive offers on all Hyperice products or visit at hyperice.com and use the code mentioned in the show FormSwim Goggles - formswim.com/greg for $15 off - The coupon will be automatically added to the cart. Or use code GREG15 at checkout. Support the show athttps://www.patreon.com/user?u=26936856 "The Greg Bennett Show" -

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  • In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg and cohost Laura have a delightful conversation with Daniela Ryf.


     


    Daniela Ryf guest is arguably the greatest Triathlete of all time. She’s at least very much a part of that conversation.


     


    A Four-time Ironman World Champion and Kona course record holder of 8hrs 26 min. She’s a Five-time Ironman 70.3 World Champion, two-time Olympian, and U23 World Champion. Add to those world titles a multitude of European titles and her outstanding World Triathlon series win in 2010. And, when she wins, she doesn’t win by small margins, she often wins with such dominates that we wait minutes for the rest of the field to arrive... Oh, and she’s only 33.


     


    She’s been a long-time friend of both Laura and me and we’ve enjoyed watching her rise over the years to the very top of the sport.


     


    In part 2, we dissect some of the career highlights for Daniela of which there have been many. We discuss her future and we end with some short fast questions, some of which were simply fun and others that required a little more self-reflection.


    See the timestamps below for more detail.


     

  • In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg and cohost Laura have a delightful conversation with Daniela Ryf. Daniela Ryf guest is arguably the greatest Triathlete of all time. She’s at least very much a part of that conversation. A Four-time Ironman World Champion and Kona course record holder of 8hrs 26 min. She’s a Five-time Ironman 70.3 World Champion, two-time Olympian, and U23 World Champion. Add to those world titles a multitude of European titles and her outstanding World Triathlon series win in 2010. And, when she wins, she doesn’t win by small margins, she often wins with such dominates that we wait minutes for the rest of the field to arrive... Oh, and she’s only 33. She’s been a long-time friend of both Laura and me and we’ve enjoyed watching her rise over the years to the very top of the sport. In part 1 of this episode, Daniela discusses what it's like to be back racing after such a long period away. And how much the year off helped her gain perspective and take control of her life. Daniela steps through the Ironman 70.3 wins in Dubai and St. George earlier this year and how she was able to test herself with no pressure in each. She describes her journey into the sport of Triathlon and the opportunities she grabbed to optimize herself. Discount Codes and Deals Athletic Greens - a FREE year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase by visiting athleticgreens.com/greg Hyperice - Click https://bit.ly/3jzyFDa for exclusive offers on all Hyperice products or visit at hyperice.com and use the code mentioned in the show FormSwim Goggles - formswim.com/greg for $15 off - The coupon will be automatically added to the cart. Or use code GREG15 at checkout. Support the show athttps://www.patreon.com/user?u=26936856 "The Greg Bennett Show" -

  • In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg officially brings on his cohost, his wife, and multiple Olympian and former number one ranked triathlete in the world, Laura Bennett. Laura and Greg have been together for 21 years this year. For much of that time, they worked together to maximize their athletic careers. For all of those 21 years, they have helped each other optimize their lives. You can listen to Laura’s episode #38 when they discussed her journey and her process. In this episode, Greg and Laura discuss the great episodes and guests of the show from the past 18 months. They then discuss the evolution of the sport of Triathlon - The athletes, the races, the training, and the equipment. Laura will join the show from time to time as a co-host… a lot of it will be dependent on the timing of interviews with guests and how they can work around the kid's naps and sleep schedules. Discount Codes and Deals Athletic Greens - a FREE year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase by visiting athleticgreens.com/greg Hyperice - Click https://bit.ly/3jzyFDa for exclusive offers on all Hyperice products or visit at hyperice.com and use the code mentioned in the show FormSwim Goggles - formswim.com/greg for $15 off - The coupon will be automatically added to the cart. Or use code GREG15 at checkout. Support the show at https://www.patreon.com/user?u=26936856 "The Greg Bennett Show" -

  • In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg has a delightful conversation with Delly Carr. Delly Carr is arguably the greatest sports photographer in the world. Officially ranked in Australia as Australia's top freelance Sports photographer, his list of clients reads like a who's who in the world of sport. From swimming to rugby, to Triathlon to Fencing to softball and rowing he’s worked them all. Plus, 7 Commonwealth Games and 9 Olympics with the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games being his tenth. But he’s much more than a photographer he’s a man who has captured and preserved the history of some of the greatest moments in sport. The Victories and Triumph’s, the Disappointments and Misfortune’s, the Laughs, smiles, blood, sweat, and tears he’s captured it all. His awards read like their own book – If there is an award for the most awards this man probably has it. The highlight being a member of the exclusive - World Photography Academy He’s been a mate of Greg's since the late ’80s, early 90’s and Greg has always loved his passion and commitment to doing whatever it takes to celebrate the story of sport. In this episode, Delly describes the moment in which he left the comforts of corporate life to follow his passion for sports photography. Although it took a few years his career and his name became a part of the sporting culture around the world. Delly discusses the world of Triathlon and how it has changed. He shares some of his greatest moments in sport, and some of his favorite images. Simply a wonderful conversation with a delightful human being. Discount Codes and Deals Athletic Greens - a FREE year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase by visiting athleticgreens.com/greg Hyperice - Click https://bit.ly/3jzyFDa for exclusive offers on all Hyperice products or visit at hyperice.com and use the code mentioned in the show FormSwim Goggles - formswim.com/greg for $15 off - The coupon will be automatically added to the cart. Or use code GREG15 at checkout. Vital Choice - https://www.vitalchoice.com/ use promo code: 1welllbalanced5 at checkout For all images discussed in the show, please visit Delly's website at these links below: https://www.sportsphotography.com.au/sportfolio/project-five-olympics-world-cupshttps://www.sportsphotography.com.au/sportfolio/project-three-theatrehttps://www.sportsphotography.com.au/

  • In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg has a delightful conversation with Sarah True (nee Groff). Sarah is one of the few Triathletes to reach the top in the world at the shorter Olympic distance and then reach the top of the world at the Ironman distance. She represented the United States in triathlon in the 2012 London Olympics, finishing in 4th and 2016 Rio Olympics. She finished second in the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series. After leaving the short course and the Olympics she quickly stamped her name as a contender for the Ironman World title, placing 4th on her debut at Kona World Championships in 2018. It hasn’t been all smooth sailing, but she continues to adapt and rebuild and is one of the sports great champions. She’s a long-time friend, one of the great talents of the sport of Triathlon, and just an all-around wonderful person. In this episode, Sarah drops the bomb that she's pregnant and due in July. This news is subtly shared and had Greg stumped for a moment with pure surprise and joy. Sarah moves on after dropping this news to describe her journey into the sport, the Olympics and Ironman, and everything else in between. She describes the neurological issues she has struggled with since Kona Ironman 2018 - she describes it as a dimming switch in the brain, that turns the lights out even when the body is completely fine. There are a lot of laughs in this one. Sarah shares so many wonderful stories and there are just so many great take-aways. Discount Codes and Deals Athletic Greens - a FREE year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase by visiting athleticgreens.com/greg Hyperice - Click https://bit.ly/3jzyFDa for exclusive offers on all Hyperice products or visit at hyperice.com and use the code mentioned in show FormSwim Goggles - formswim.com/greg for $15 off - The coupon will be automatically added to the cart. Or use code GREG15 at checkout.

  • In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg has a wonderful conversation with one of the world's greatest Triathlon coaches, Arild Tveiten. Arild Tveiten is one of the most successful endurance coaches on the planet. He’s the Triathlon Norway Head Coach and the Sports director of the Norwegian Triathlon Federation. Several of his athletes have been on the show including episode 14, with Kristian Blummenfelt 2019 World Triathlon series Grand final champion, and episode 52 with Gustav Iden 2019 IM 70.3 World Champion & 2020 Challenge Daytona PTO Champion who both sang his praises and praised the incredible team culture that he has created. The clean sweep at the Bermuda World Triathlon Series race in 2018 by the Norwegian men – Casper Stornes, Kristian Blummenfelt, and Gustav Iden, positioned Norway as a strong force and very much on the radar in the world Triathlon. Arild describes how he became the head coach of Norway, and how he's developed his coaching over the past 10 years. He discusses altitude training, heat adaptation, and tapering for major events. He describes the incredible team culture that has been cultivated under his guidance where all his athletes want the very best for each other. He discusses the level of detail that they go into preparing for major competitions. Simply, a fascinating and educational conversation. Discount Codes and Deals Athletic Greens - a FREE year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase by visiting athleticgreens.com/greg Hyperice - Click https://bit.ly/3jzyFDa for exclusive offers on all Hyperice products or visit at hyperice.com and use the code mentioned in show FormSwim Goggles - formswim.com/greg for $15 off - The coupon will be automatically added to the cart. Or use code GREG15 at checkout. Support the show athttps://www.patreon.com/user?u=26936856"The Greg Bennett Show" -

  • In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg has a wonderful conversation with one of the hottest prospects ever to see the world of Triathlon, Jake Birtwhistle. Jake showed incredible class in his youth athletics, winning 11 Australian junior titles. At age 20 he finished 2nd in the Australian senior 10k road race championships. And although running looked like it could be a career path, he chose Triathlon. And man was Triathlon a great decision. With podiums in the 2018 and 2019 world triathlon series overall, silver at the commonwealth games in 2018, World Series wins in Hamburg and Leeds, and the U23 World title at the age of 20. He goes into the next Olympics as a strong contender for a medal. In this episode, Jake discusses the importance of saying YES to opportunities and how saying yes to a roll-down spot for the Tasmanian athletic team when he was 14 ignited the fire to become the champion that he is. Jack describes his journey, and how he operates day-to-day. He steps through some of his greatest achievements including the two world series wins and his Commonwealth Games silver medal and what he needs to do to win the Tokyo Olympics. Discount Codes and Deals Discount Codes and Deals Athletic Greens - a FREE year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase by visiting athleticgreens.com/greg Hyperice - Click https://bit.ly/3jzyFDa for exclusive offers on all Hyperice products or visit at hyperice.com and use the code mentioned in show FormSwim Goggles - formswim.com/greg for $15 off - The coupon will be automatically added to the cart. Or use code GREG15 at checkout. Support the show athttps://www.patreon.com/user?u=26936856"The Greg Bennett Show" -

  • In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg has a delightful conversation with Dr. Hannah Wells. Dr. Hannah Wells is one of the greatest prospects to hit the world of Triathlon. In her short time as a professional athlete, she has won every major ½ distance race in the Oceania region: including the Tauranga 1/2, Challenge Wanaka, and the Ironman 70.3’s Sunshine Coast, Western Sydney, Taupo, & Geelong amongst others. Even more spectacular she’s 72 hours off the back of debuting in her first Ironman, in IM New Zealand which she won convincingly in 9.01 hr/min. And if that is not enough, she has a Ph.D. in Biotech Engineering. She did her Ph.D. looking at the structure of collagen in a range of tissues and natural materials and won two international awards. In this episode, we get a better understanding of how she does it all and looking at her journey and her process. Dr. Wells describes her journey into the world of Triathlon. Only starting the sport in her early 20's her rise to the top has been remarkably fast. She spent many years balancing her work and Triathlon and adventure racing. But after a successful 2019, she has gone all-in on the sport of Triathlon. She discusses her love of the sport of Triathlon, the people, the training, and the racing. She explains the importance of listening to her body and adapting the training accordingly, Her advice to never stop learning and to focus on the process is something we all need reminding of. Discount Codes and Deals Discount Codes and Deals Athletic Greens - a FREE year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase by visiting athleticgreens.com/greg Hyperice - Click https://bit.ly/3jzyFDa for exclusive offers on all Hyperice products or visit at hyperice.com and use the code mentioned in show FormSwim Goggles - formswim.com/greg for $15 off - The coupon will be automatically added to the cart. Or use code GREG15 at checkout. Support the show athttps://www.patreon.com/user?u=26936856"The Greg Bennett Show" -

  • Jan Frodeno is a very special return guest. He’s a great champion and a good friend.He’s arguably the greatest Triathlete of All-time? His name is being consistently been thrown into this conversation. And it’s hard to argue with this, with his Olympic Gold, Three-time Ironman World Champion with a course record in Kona of 7.51.13, Two-time IM 70.3 World Champion, and a world record in the Ironman distance of 7.35.39 at the Challenge Roth event in Germany… and a list of wins that just keeps piling up.He’s had a target on his back for over a decade and he keeps delivering with the goods. He’s a crowd favorite, a gracious champion, and a true gentleman of the sport.We had an entertaining and insightful conversation in episode 27, which I highly recommend.This special edition is in two parts.In part 1 of this episode, Jan discusses what it's like to be back racing after such a long period away. He describes the difficulty of getting to the USA but then the sheer joy of getting back on the start line and testing himself. Jan steps through the Challenge Miami race and what it felt like to cross the line victorious and all the pressure that went with it.In part 2, We really get a glimpse of the life behind the athlete. Jan discusses self-doubt, and what it's like to always have a target on his back. He describes what his talent truly is and what a typical day really looks like. Jan discusses his new business venture with his wife Emma - The La Comuna Boutique residence, café, and corner store, his wonderful sponsors, and how he and his manager Felix manage all the commitments. We end with some fun quick-fire questions. Discount Codes and Deals Athletic Greens - a FREE year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase by visiting athleticgreens.com/greg Hyperice - Click https://bit.ly/3jzyFDa for exclusive offers on all Hyperice products or visit at hyperice.com and use the code mentioned in show FormSwim Goggles - formswim.com/greg for $15 off - The coupon will be automatically added to the cart. Or use code GREG15 at checkout. Support the show at Patreon.com "The Greg Bennett Show"

  • Jan Frodeno is a very special return guest. He’s a great champion and a good friend.He’s arguably the greatest Triathlete of All-time? His name is being consistently been thrown into this conversation. And it’s hard to argue with this, with his Olympic Gold, Three-time Ironman World Champion with a course record in Kona of 7.51.13, Two-time IM 70.3 World Champion, and a world record in the Ironman distance of 7.35.39 at the Challenge Roth event in Germany… and a list of wins that just keeps piling up.He’s had a target on his back for over a decade and he keeps delivering with the goods. He’s a crowd favorite, a gracious champion, and a true gentleman of the sport.We had an entertaining and insightful conversation in episode 27, which I highly recommend.This special edition is in two parts.In part 1 of this episode, Jan discusses what it's like to be back racing after such a long period away. He describes the difficulty of getting to the USA but then the sheer joy of getting back on the start line and testing himself. Jan steps through the Challenge Miami race and what it felt like to cross the line victorious and all the pressure that went with it.In part 2, We really get a glimpse of the life behind the athlete. Jan discusses self-doubt, and what it's like to always have a target on his back. He describes what his talent truly is and what a typical day really looks like. Jan discusses his new business venture with his wife Emma - The La Comuna Boutique residence, café, and corner store, his wonderful sponsors, and how he and his manager Felix manage all the commitments. We end with some fun quick-fire questions. Discount Codes and Deals Athletic Greens - a FREE year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase by visiting athleticgreens.com/greg Hyperice - Click https://bit.ly/3jzyFDa for exclusive offers on all Hyperice products or visit at hyperice.com and use the code mentioned in show FormSwim Goggles - formswim.com/greg for $15 off - The coupon will be automatically added to the cart. Or use code GREG15 at checkout. Support the show at Patreon.com "The Greg Bennett Show"

  • In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg has an insightful conversation with one of the world's greatest endurance coaches, Matt Dixon. Matt Dixon is a world-class triathlon coach, and an exercise physiologist, former professional triathlete, and elite swimmer. Under his guidance, Purple Patch coached athletes have recorded over 350 professional IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 victories and podiums, including multiple world championships. He is the author of The Well-Built Triathlete and Fast-Track Triathlete, an IRONMAN U master coach, and a corporate speaker to major companies on performance and leadership. And he hosts the incredibly popular purple patch podcast. It was wonderful to have him on the show as we share many of the same philosophies around high-performance sport and life. In this episode, Matt shares his journey as an athlete and the key lessons he learned during that time to become the great coach he is. Matt describes how he takes a holistic view of an individual when working with them. Understanding their work and family life, what stressors do they have. He focuses heavily on what he describes as the four pillars of performance - Endurance, Functional Strength, Nutrition &Fueling, and Recovery. He discusses how to use data from wearables and why some people will be more comfortable with more data than others. And why fueling immediately after working out with protein and carbohydrates is so important. There are so many great takeaways in this one. Enjoy! Discount Codes and Deals Athletic Greens - a FREE year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase by visiting athleticgreens.com/gregHyperice - get an additional 10% off with code GREG10 at hyperice.comFormSwim Goggles - formswim.com/greg for $15 off - The coupon will be automatically added to the cart. Or use code GREG15 at checkout.

  • In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg has an inspiring conversation with Joe DeSena. Joe is the CEO and founder of Spartan events and the Death Race. He’s a NY Times best-selling author of Spartan Up, Spartan Fit, and The Spartan Way. And a host of the ever-popular Spartan Up podcast. He’s an ultra-endurance athlete with remarkable stories of human endurance and perseverance - In one year, he completed fifty ultra-events and fourteen Ironmans. But he’s far more than CEO of an events company, author, athlete, and podcast host… he has a life mission to get people moving, get people healthy, get people excited about taking on their personal challenges, and helping people find strengths inside them they didn’t realize they had. He’s one of the world’s most influential motivators. And I for one am grateful and inspired by his commitment to helping others. In this episode, Joe describes why he started Spartan obstacle races, and why Spartan is different than Ironman and Triathlon. Joe shares stories of his youth, growing up in Queens surrounded by the mob families, building a lucrative pool business with 700 pools, getting excepted into Cornell University, selling the pool business, and his time in Wall Street. Joe is someone who desperate to squeeze everything out of life and he's ok with living a spartan life. In fact, he prefers it. Challenging himself and never getting too comfortable. This is an inspiring conversation. Athletic Greens - a FREE year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase by visiting athleticgreens.com/gregHyperice - get an additional 10% off with code GREG10 at hyperice.comFormSwim Goggles - formswim.com/greg for $15 off - The coupon will be automatically added to the cart. Or use code GREG15 at checkout.Vital Choice - https://www.vitalchoice.com/ use promo code: 1welllbalanced5 at checkout

  • In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg has an insightful conversation with swimming legend Brett Hawke. Brett is one of the rare few that not only reached the top of the world as an athlete in his chosen sport of sprint swimming he has also coached numerous athletes to do the same. He’s an Australian Olympian at the 2000 Sydney & 2004 Athens Olympic Games - He is a five-time Australian national champion and former Australian record-holder in the 50-meter freestyle (22.07). And he finished his career with seven international medals. Prior to his Olympic career, he went to Auburn University to swim. There he earned seventeen All-American honors and was a nine-time NCAA individual champion and helped Auburn win two national team championships. After his Olympic career, he went back to Auburn to become an assistant coach in 2006. And then became head coach in 2009 – 2018. During that time, Auburn won the NCAA National title in 2009. And he trained countless Auburn swimmers to the Olympics. He Coached Brazilian swimmer Cesar Cielo Filho to the 50m freestyle gold medal at the Beijing Olympic Games In 2008. He’s now the VP of Swimming Performance and Education at Fitter and Faster – America’s number 1 swim camps, and he hosts the incredible swimming podcast “Inside with Brett Hawke” where he interviews the world’s greatest former and present swimmers and swim coaches. In this episode, Brett describes the importance of training and living with Intention. "Intention" is the difference between Olympic Champion and average. Brett discusses how he struggled with confidence during his career and felt like an imposter in the waiting room before the championship finals. He took the lessons he learned from missing the 1996 Olympics and what he learned about himself as an athlete and as helped 100's of swimmers become champions. Simply, a wonderful conversation with a great athlete and coach. Discount Codes and Deals Athletic Greens - a FREE year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase by visiting athleticgreens.com/gregHyperice - get an additional 10% off with code GREG10 at hyperice.comFormSwim Goggles - formswim.com/greg for $15 off - The coupon will be automatically added to the cart. Or use code GREG15 at checkout.Vital Choice - https://www.vitalchoice.com/ use promo code: 1welllbalanced5 at checkout

  • In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg has a wonderful conversation with one of the brilliant minds of the 21st century. A key figure in developing growth with some of the world's leading tech companies. Ed is also an extraordinary athlete, winning his first Ironman after only 6 months of being in the sport of Triathlon. Father of four. Harvard Grad, MBA at Stanford Business school, Investor, Entrepreneur, and Growth Specialist. Previously Vice President of Growth at Uber and Head of International Growth at Facebook. He speaks Mandarin and Japanese. And just recently at the youthful age of 39, he found Ironman. And he’s not just good at his new chosen sport, he’s exceptional. At his first Ironman at 2018 Lake Placid he won overall in 9hr 18, only a few months after he started the sport, and qualified for Kona IM World Championships in the process… a month after that breakthrough at Lake Placid he then went and raced the Copenhagen IM and was first age grouper in 8.27 and finished 10th overall including the professionals. On top of all of that, he’s a great guy, incredibly down-to-earth, and simply a genuine person. In this episode, Ed describes his journey into endurance sport and how running in high school enabled him to find confidence and belief in himself in a time when many of us are struggling with insecurities and are finding ourselves. He discusses his time running at Harvard and post University and then his void of physical activity for 10 years as he was consumed by work building his own company's Datesite.com, Friend.ly, and then eventually at Facebook and Uber. He describes the cultures of Facebook and Uber and his relationship with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Ed shares how he decides to invest and become an advisor in various companies. We discuss growth and how Ed has used both science and art to grow all these companies. A lot to learn from this one, from one of the great minds in investing and entrepreneurship. Discount Codes and Deals Athletic Greens - a FREE year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase by visiting athleticgreens.com/gregHyperice - get an additional 10% off with code GREG10 at hyperice.comFormSwim Goggles - formswim.com/greg for $15 off - The coupon will be automatically added to the cart. Or use code GREG15 at checkout.Vital Choice - https://www.vitalchoice.com/ use promo code: 1welllbalanced5 at checkout

  • Craig Alexander (Crowie) was Greg's very first guest on The Greg Bennett Show well over a year ago. He’s been a good mate of Greg's for 25 plus years. They’ve logged thousands of miles together in training and they’ve had some fun battles in races around the world. Greg has taken enormous pleasure in watching his incredible success over the years - his 5 world titles and his relentless pursuit and perseverance to become the champion he is.They’ve done 5-hour rides and there’s rarely a moment of silence between them. They’ve shared coffee’s and beers, and plenty of laughs. Greg's not sure he can think of a better man to have a long conversation about anything and everything.This is simply two mates sharing some stories, their thoughts on the world of Triathlon and how it’s changed over 30+ years, and some off-topic random discussion as well.In this episode, Craig and Greg discuss the early years at Balmoral Triathlon club in Sydney and how they use to sleep in their cars before races and wait for the barrel draws to win meat packs, and how they always worked jobs to simply try to stay afloat to get o the next race.Greg and Craig discuss who is the greatest Triathlete of all time. How races have changed and how equipment changes have impacted the sport. Discount Codes and Deals Athletic Greens - a FREE year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase by visiting athleticgreens.com/gregHyperice - get an additional 10% off with code GREG10 at hyperice.comFormSwim Goggles - formswim.com/greg for $15 off - The coupon will be automatically added to the cart. Or use code GREG15 at checkout.Vital Choice - https://www.vitalchoice.com/ use promo code: 1welllbalanced5 at checkout

  • In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg has a wonderful conversation with Heather Jackson. Heather Jackson is one of the world’s greatest Ironman champions. With consistent podiums at both the 70.3 and Full Ironman World Championships. She’s the current American Ironman record holder and has won 12 IM 70.3 and 5 full Ironmans. She’s a relentlessly hard worker and is an aggressive racing, and is a top contender at every race she enters. Always smiling, one of the best people I know, but don’t let that smile fool you….She’s a smiling assassin. In this episode, Heather describes her journey to the top of the world of Triathlon. Her options of sports along the way, simply remarkable. Soccer, Ice Hockey, Track Cycling, and then finally she went all-in on Triathlon. Heather describes how she's struggled with confidence, but now in her mid 30's she's found a new coach in Ryan Bolton, she's building her weapons and she's working the mental game. She has a great team around her, with her training partners, coach, and her incredibly supportive husband Wattie. We have a good laugh about their tattoos and people's preconceptions about who they are. Discount Codes and Deals Athletic Greens - a FREE year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase by visiting athleticgreens.com/gregHyperice - get an additional 10% off with code GREG10 at hyperice.comFormSwim Goggles - formswim.com/greg for $15 off - The coupon will be automatically added to the cart. Or use code GREG15 at checkout.Vital Choice - https://www.vitalchoice.com/ use promo code: 1welllbalanced5 at checkout

  • In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg has a wonderful conversation with Dr. Joseph Maroon. Dr. Joseph Maroon is one of the most accomplished people I’ve had the pleasure of having on the show. Neurosurgeon, Professor, Triathlete, and Author. As a neurosurgeon. He has an international referral base, including numerous professional athletes and celebrities. As a Sports medicine expert. He’s been the team neurosurgeon for the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers for 30 years and the first neurosurgeon directly appointed to the NFL. He’s the Co-developer of ImPACT, a neurocognitive test that is now the standard of care for concussion management in the NFL, NHL, MLB, and NASCAR. He’s a renowned author of 7 books. His most recent, which we’ll be discussing today is called Square One - A simple guide to a balanced Life. And he’s Triathlete – 8-time Ironman athlete including 5 Kona IM World Championships. In this episode, Dr. Maroon shares his journey from riding high with success in his chosen profession of a neurosurgeon to losing everything. To finding Triathlon, and how Triathlon literally saved his life, and how he was able to rebuild himself physically, mentally, and emotionally. He concludes by sharing what he feels are the most important things in life. He asks himself, what are the three most important things in life? He says: 1. A healthy mind and a healthy body2. Relationships - God, Family, and Friends3. Carpe Diem - Latin for "seize the day" Dr. Maroon is living what he's sharing. He is living life with vigor, he is seizing the day, and is he truly inspiring. Discount Codes and Deals Athletic Greens - a FREE year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase by visiting athleticgreens.com/gregHyperice - get an additional 10% off with code GREG10 at hyperice.comFormSwim Goggles - formswim.com/greg for $15 off - The coupon will be automatically added to the cart. Or use code GREG15 at checkout.Vital Choice - https://www.vitalchoice.com/ use promo code: 1welllbalanced5 at checkout

  • In this episode of The Greg Bennett Show, Greg has a delightful with Rebecca Rusch. Rebecca Rusch is one of the world's greatest ultra-endurance athletes. Her career has spanned numerous adventure sports including rock climbing, adventure racing, whitewater rafting, cross-country skiing, gravel biking, and mountain biking. She was nominated to the International Mountain Bike Hall of Fame in 2019, owns seven World Championship titles in multiple disciplines. Author – her book Rusch to GloryEmmy award winner for her documented cycling expedition on the Ho Chi Minh trail - Blood Road. Motivational speaker and Event promoter – With Rebecca’s Private Idaho She’s contributing to the greater good and giving back with her foundation “Be Good”. In this episode, Rebecca discusses her journey and the importance of the documentary film - Blood Road. How rather than closing a door to a part of her life it opened her life to so much more. The thing that becomes clear in this episode is Rebecca's ability to adapt and become stronger under difficult circumstances. This is true for her life, her career as an adventure racer and professional Mountain biker. Be sure to listen to this one until the end... simply so many fantastic stories and takeaways from one of the world's truly great inspiring people.Discount Codes and Deals Athletic Greens - a FREE year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase by visiting athleticgreens.com/gregHyperice - get an additional 10% off with code GREG10 at hyperice.comFormSwim Goggles - formswim.com/greg for $15 off - The coupon will be automatically added to the cart. Or use code GREG15 at checkout.Vital Choice - https://www.vitalchoice.com/ use promo code: 1welllbalanced5 at checkout