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Why We Tri Podcast

Ever look at a Triathlon/Ultra Run and think: IMPOSSIBLE? Tune in to hear the WHY behind these people's ventures in TRi-ing !!

Welcome to The Why We Tri Podcast!Finding self motivation when the world beneath you is crumbling seems impossible.Triathlon & Endurance Sports demand you to be present at all times.Losing focus for only a moment while o
3/19/2021

Living Out Her 'Father's List' & Aligning with Her Own Why in Life

Season 2, Ep. 27
A Why We Tri Podcast ProductionEP27: Living Out Her 'Father's List' & Aligning with Her Own Why in LifeLaura CarneyHave you ever lost someone you wish you could have one more conversation with? To ask them their thoughts, their dreams, and what is on their Bucket List?My next guest Zooms in from Montclair, NJ: Laura Carney.She is an author,magazine journalist,copy editor,activistand plant-based athlete, and a daughter who endured the tragic loss of her father at the age of 25. Her father was tragically taken when a distracted 17year old driver hit her father's car. After his sudden passing, Laura and her brother find a Bucket List her Dad wrote in 1978, the year Laura was born. Laura shares her quest to check items off of her 'Father's List' just before she was adding a new role to her life resume: Wife. Tune in to listen how her quest takes her on a journey towards running races, open water swimming, long distance cycling events and soon, an Ironman. Laura has since completed many items on her 'Father's List' and documents her adventures on her blog:My Father's List.Laura is currently turning her quest into a book.In my Magic 8 Ball I see a movie/documentary in Laura's future.As a special nod to my mom and Laura's dad, both second or third generation Irish, I wanted to get this up onSt. Patrick's Day.Our parents never met here on earth, but we are both certain they are watching over us as we converse and carry on their legacies.Connect w/ Laura Carney:My Father's List BlogWriting Website: www.bylauracarney.comFaceBook: My Fathers ListInstagram: @MyFathersListLinkedIn: Laura Carney
3/16/2021

Zone 1 w/ Caroline - Hidrate Spark, Tour Fit 365, Bill Christy Reflection, Acknowledge Homework, Next Guest Introduction

Season 2, Ep. 26
Zone 1 w/ CarolineToday's Beverage:My Tall Dark & Handsome... Hidrate Spark Water Bottle!He is 21oz of Stainless Steel and fits perfectly in my car cup holder!!This Smart Water Bottle comes with a bit of a price tag. Definitely worth it because it comes with an app to keep track of your water intake. Including notifications to remind you to drink that H2O!!Written Reviews:Randy Moore - Thank you Coach Randy of Tour Fit up in CT for the review!Check out Tour Fit 365 on Instagram. Improve your golf swing and your flexibility.Reflect:EP25: Bill Christy, CEO of Challenge North AmericaConversational Pace Convo with Bill Christy reminded me of how most of our world crisis in history that lead to the great technological innovations and advances in history. We are witnessing this here and now, not only with Covid Vaccines, but in Triathlon, as well. Bill opens up and shares his personal introduction to the World of Triathlon. He reveals how endurance sports,NASCAR, theChallenge-Family Corporation,PTO (Professional Triathlon Organization) and the active support from his beautiful family has all played an important roll in changing Triathlon as we know it. Triathlon has not been the greatest spectators sport. Nor has it been the most supportive sport in regards to the pros. Finally, here in the US it has lacked a festival energy that Bill guarantees for every level of age group athlete.Homework:Acknowledge - Your Circle: Draw a Circle. Place who keeps showing up for you and cheering for you inside your Circle. Those who do not or have not place on the outside of your Circle. That's it. No need to do anything. Just Acknowledge!Good Habits: What are your Good Habits already in place? Write them down first. No need to change those. Just Acknowledge. Bad Habits: Simple ones. What do you keep doing that you want to change? Just write them down and Acknowledge them. Tune in to the Next Zone 1 to see what we will do with these!Next Episode:EP27: Laura CarneyHave you ever lost someone you wish you could have one more conversation with? To ask them their thoughts, their dreams, and maybe what would be on their Bucket List?My next guest, an author, magazine journalist, copy editor, activist and plant-based athlete, endured the tragic loss of her father when she was 25 years old. Upon finding a list her father wrote on the year she was born, we soon learn Laura's deeper connection with her Dad's message and how she set out to complete each item and while documenting her journey on her blog called: My Father's List. Which is set to come out as a book, and in my opinion, a movie at a date TBD.As a special nod to my mom and Laura's dad, both second or third generation Irish, I will release this episode on St. Patrick's Day. Our parents never met here on earth, but we are both certain they are watching over us as we converse and carry on their legacies.Have a great start to your week!-Caroline
3/10/2021

Evolving Triathlon: Conversational Pace with Bill Christy, CEO of Challenge North America

Season 2, Ep. 25
A Why We Tri ProductionEP25: Evolving Triathlon: Conversational Pace with Bill Christy, CEO of Challenge North America It's a brisk March Monday morning here in Miami, FL. Bill Christy, CEO of Challenge North America, a triathlete at heart, graciously Zoomed in from his Daytona International Speedway Office with his Favorite Morning Beverage in hand, to share his Why in Tri-athlon. We are just 4 days out from Challenge-Family's inaugural event: Challenge Miami Triathlon. This historical triathlon festival is set to take place in Miami's very own Homestead-Miami Speedway. Only 35 minutes from Miami International Airport, making it a top Triathlon Triathlon Destination for years to come.Bill opens up and shares his personal introduction to the World of Triathlon. He reveals how endurance sports, NASCAR, the Challenge-Family Corporation , PTO (Professional Triathlon Organization ) and the active support from his beautiful family has all played an important roll in changing Triathlon as we know it. Triathlon has not been the greatest spectators sport. Nor has it been the most supportive sport in regards to the pros. Finally, here in the US it has lacked a festival energy that Bill guarantees for every level of age group athlete. Live Streaming of Challenge Daytona results, as well as televised production results, proved the idea that was once a dream, was in fact more than just a dream. The numbers from Challenge Daytona were so convincing, NBC recently informed Bill and the entire Challenge Family, they are in for a few years to come. We are witnessing history in the making of how dreams are born, dreams are created, dreams are invested in, cultivated and how dreams are driven into existence. NASCAR, a past time that is just about as American as Apple Pie, has happily opened it's doors to Challenge-Family, and the PTO (Professional Triathlon Organization). This holds great hope for pro-triathletes that have, for years been capitalized on for their accomplishments. This transformation in triathlon will unite a strong bond between pro-triathletes and their fans, as NASCAR has done for years between Race Car Driver and their dedicated fan following. I am excited to say, this is all just a dap of "tobassco" hot sauce in what Bill Christy and the Challenge-Family have planned for here in North America.Watch The Race:FaceBook LiveNBC: BROADCAST DATES:March 18 – 2 PM ESTMarch 21 – 12 PM ESTMarch 22 – 2:30 PM ESTSign Up & Race: DaytonaFaceBookTwitterInstagramMiamiFacebookTwitterInstagramChallenge North AmericaLinkedinSpecial Thanks To:Gabriel Yannis: Thank you for being a beacon of positive support in this beautiful journey called life.Caroline's Favorite Beverage Today :Power Kale Shake: The Hulk via Fit By Elia by Chef Dimitris HarvalisCoach Andy Clark of The Miami Tri Club: Thank you for teaching me how to blow bubbles and to 'just keep swimming!'Sebastian Rusk of Podcast Launch Lab: Thank you for getting this episode edited in record time!