Episode 49

Double Olympic champion triathlete - Alistair Brownlee

Published on: 22nd March, 2021

Today it's Alistair Brownlee - twice Olympic gold medal winner in the triathlon who's going for a hat-trick in Tokyo.

This is part of an interview Alistair gave to Track and Ball Podcast with footballer Ellen White and Paralympian Richard Whitehead, which I work on.

Alistair talks about juggling training and studying and the importance of having things away from sport to think about.

He also talks about optimising his performance by understanding and studying how his body works. He's also written a book, coming out in June, on this subject. Look out for

You can find the whole interview with Alistair at Track and Ball Podcast here


Track and Ball is presented by Ellen White and Richard Whitehead




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Destination Tokyo
Olympic and Paralympic stories in the run up to the Tokyo Games.
I’ve covered 5 Olympic and 5 Paralympic Games at home and abroad. Tokyo 2020 was to have been numbers 6. So how are the athletes preparing during Covid times. And what are they learning in the run up to the Games. The Podcast lasts around 10 mins and comes out daily, Monday to Friday. I’m also using it to raise money for Maggie’s Cancer Centres to thank them for the help they’ve given my wife and family during her bowel cancer journey.
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Mark Shardlow

Hi - I'm Mark, a Sports Journalist specialising in Olympic and Paralympic Sports. I also help others podcast.