Adopting a new sport in your forties - and becoming a World Champion with triathlete Adrienne Leblanc (024)

In this episode, we talk to Adrienne Leblanc, a mother of three, physical therapist and triathlete based out of Scottsdale, Arizona. She's a five time age group national champion for short course racing triathlon. She earned the World Champion Sprint distance triathlon title in 2015 and are the 2017 World Champion in the Olympic distance triathlon. She also earned Arizona State Champion titles in 2016 and 2017 in the 40K women’s road cycling Time Trial Race. In 2018, Adrienne plans on competing at the ITU Age Group World Championships for Triathlon in Australia, where she hopes to defend her winning title from this year.

We talk about the ups and downs of being a part of a family of athletes, how she found her way into competing in and winning triathlons in her forties, and some of the key things she does to stay at the top of her game as she gets older.

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Becoming more seasoned - a birthday Q&A with Seasoned Athlete Creator and Host Robin Legat (022)

This week's episode is a little different than usual. Seasoned Athlete Podcast Creator and Host Robin Legat turned 43 on November 14th. To celebrate becoming one year more Seasoned, Robin asked for listener questions and answered them live on Facebook and Instagram while recording this week's episode. In this episode, Robin goes in-depth on topics such as achieving personal bests as we get older, why some people are drawn to competition while others aren't, the role of nutrition in performance, what keeps her motivated to train regularly and more.  

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Going out in style with obstacle racing fan favorite Hobie Call (017)

In honor of the Spartan Race World Championships taking place in Lake Tahoe, CA, this week's episode is all about Seasoned Spartans!

Our main interview is with Hobie Call, a Utah-based father of five, a member of the Spartan Race Pro Team and someone who is often referred to as the Godfather of Obstacle Racing. With a background as a distance runner, he ran first Spartan Race in 2011, and has since run 84 obstacle races, picking up a stunning 57 first place finishes and becoming a fan favorite along the way. In 2015, he stepped away from professional racing – prompting some to believe he had retired. But he wasn't done, and nothing proved that more than when he showed up to the 2016 Spartan Race World Championships and walked away with his third world championship title. This year, he's making one more run at glory, working toward becoming the first masters athlete to top the overall elite podium at the 2017 Spartan Race World Championships – before officially retiring for REAL this time. 

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Finding new adventure after devastating injury with Tammy Godin (014)

This week, we meet Tammy Godin of North Grafton, Massachusetts. Fitness has always been a part of her life, and for a while, she casually enjoyed running when she could fit it in. But a devastating car accident in 2002 changed everything. They told her that she may never run again…she had other ideas. Since recovering from her accident, she has run over 30 marathons, over 30 ultra races, 5 Ironman triathlons and came in 3rd for the US and 9th overall in her age group at the worlds long distance triathlon in Holland. She has completed adventure races, mountain bike races, death races and Spartan Races, all the while living by her motto – “I’ll do these activities until I can’t.” 

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