I’m excited to introduce our guest today, the legendary triathlete Craig Alexander. He’s a three-time world Ironman champion and a two-time Ironman 70.3 world champion. Craig shares insights on resilience, perseverance, and the importance of a supportive community. He also talks about how visualization helps in triathlon training and racing, along with a personal mantra that guided him throughout his career. Plus, he provides valuable advice for young triathletes to help them reach their full potential. Tune in now!
01:05 Racing Through the Ages and the Pandemic Pause
03:57 Motivation, Resilience, and the Coach’s Journey
08:17 Transitioning from Athlete to Coach: Sharing Knowledge and Inspiring Others
11:38 The Guiding Mantras for Triathlon Success
14:31 Surrounding Yourself with Good People
15:20 The Power of Living in the Present Moment and Making Split-Second Decisions in Races
21:21 Visualization and Its Effect on Athletic Performance
25:52 Advice for Young Triathletes: Train with Better Athletes and Seek Help from Great Coaches
33:28 Motivations Beyond the Finish Line: Family, Community, and Coaching
39:12 Growing Old is Not for Sissies
40:04 Get in Touch with Craig!
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