Episode 2 continues with an interview with Ironman World Champion, the brilliant Belgian Frederik van Lierde.This is a fascinating insight into a triathlon great with many nuggets for listeners of every level to take away.
What can you expect?
In his conversation with Paul Giblin and James Stewart, Frederik talks about his training, bouncing back after a vicious attack in South Africa in 2017, the message in his headgear that propelled him to the World Championship glory back in 2013...and his plans beyond the end of 2020 as he brings down the curtain in one of the most glittering careers in the 3 discipline game.
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Who is Frederik Van Lierde...
Frederik has had a stellar career with over 23 years competing at the top level in triathlon and Ironman events. He’s won Ironman France an incredible 5 times and has competed 11 times at the Ironman World Championships in Kona and is a former Champion, at the bluest of blue riband events in the sport.
In this second episode, get a glimpse into the life and times of one of the biggest names in the sport. Frederik is not only a true champion, but a gentleman. Don´t miss this heartening account from our pioneer of the brand who sets to pin on his last race number in October this year.
Finishing top 10 on 3 occasions in the famous Western States 100 mile race and being selected on two occasions to start the almost impossible Barkley Marathons. There is never a dull moment for our smiling Scotsman, who when not training or racing is coaching and inspiring others to achieve their running goals.
There is no bigger household name in triathlon than Belgian´s Frederik Van Lierde. Born and raised in Menen, West Flanders, Frederik has been competing in triathlons for over half of his life. Beginning competitions at 17 years of age, he already showed potential as a National level junior and finished 2nd in the U23 European champs.