endurance Junkie Podcast


Hey Junkie, thanks for joining me on the endurance Junkie podcast. My name is Peter Brees and on this show, I will be interviewing some of the fastest, smartest and most inspiring people active in the endurance world today. I’m thinking pro triathletes, ultrarunners, coaches, race directors, industry experts, brand owners,... you name it. If they have anything to do with endurance, they are a possible guest on the show.

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Interviewing some of the fastest, smartest and most inspiring people active in the endurance world today.
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121: Kyle Buckingham - Ironman South Africa Champion 2018

Kyle Buckingham has fast made a name for himself in the world of triathlon after winning Ironman Lake Placid 2014 in his first year as a pro and Ironmann Vineman in 2016. He still holds the Ironman Hawaii Age Group record with 8h37 set in 2013.  After ...
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120: Flora Duffy - Multi Discipline World Champion Triathlete

Flora Duffy is on track to become one of the greatest triathletes of all time. Not only is she a two-times ITU World Triathlon Series champion, she also has four Xterra World titles, two ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships and a couple of weeks ago...
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119: Josh Sprague - CEO of Orange Mud Hydration Packs

Josh Sprague is the founder and CEO of Orange Mud hydration packs. Josh is a tech and gear guy who has spent years racing in ultramarathons, gravel races, Ironman triathlons, mountain bike and adventure races  and traveling all over the globe in search...
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118: Henri Schoeman - Olympic Bronze & Commonwealth Gold Medal Triathlete

Henri Schoeman is a South African triathlete who specialises in Olympic Distance racing. Henri grew up with aspirations of becoming an Olympic swimmer but switched to triathlon when it became clear that his shorter and lighter frame was more suitable f...
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117: Rob Wilson - Master Your Breathing for Performance

Rob Wilson is a passionate teacher to the core and a firm believer in the philosophy “it’s better to teach a person to fish.”. Rob comes from a background in martial arts and manual therapy, he is a member of Dr. Kelly Starret's MobilityWOD, the owner ...
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116: Ryan Munsey - F*ck Your Feelings & Master Your Mind

Ryan Munsey is a former bodybuilder, fitness model and gym-owner who now works as a writer, podcaster and performance consultant. He is considered a thought leader in the wellness and personal development space and has worked with professional and Olym...
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115: Andy Blow - CEO & Founder of Precision Hydration

Andy Blow is the founder and CEO of Precision Hydration. Andy has a degree in Sport and Exercise Science and was once the Team Sports Scientist for the Benetton/Renault F1 teams. He founded Precision Hydration to help athletes solve their hydration iss...
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114: Laura Siddall - 2018 Ironman New Zealand Champion

Laura Siddall is a British professional triathlete who trains and competes around the world. After a successful age group career with multiple World Championship titles over the sprint and Olympic distance, Laura turned Pro in 2014 and stepped up to 70...
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113: Gwen Jorgensen - Chasing Olympic Marathon Gold

Gwen Jorgensen is a professional triathlete turned marathon runner who resides in Portland, OR. She is a 2x Triathlon World Champion (2014, 2015), 17x ITU World Triathlon Series race winner and the 2016 Olympic Triathlon Champion. After winning the gol...
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112: Sarah Piampiano - From Wall Street to Pro Ironman Triathlete

Sarah Piampiano competed in her first triathlon in 2009 on a bet from a friend, and fell in love with the sport. Over the next the two years she made the journey from newbie triathlete to amateur champion, finishing as the top American amateur at the 2...
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111: Eric Keeler - Running Across the United States for Spinal Research

Eric Keeler is planning on running across the United States - solo and unsupported - to raise money for Spinal Research and create awareness of the effects of paralysis caused by injury to the spinal cord. Eric will be starting in April 2018 in Lubec, ...
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110: Alex Hutchinson - Pushing the Limits of Human Performance

Alex Hutchinson competed as a middle- and long-distance runner for the Canadian national team for more than 10 years. Today he is a columnist at Outside Magazine and writes the magazine's Sweat Science blog about the science of endurance sports. His ne...
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109: Stephen Hyde - U.S. National Cyclo-Cross Champion

Stephen Hyde is the reigning U.S. cyclo-cross champion. Stephen believes in being a student of the sport in all aspects – physically, mentally and emotionally. You may have seen him race on the road or on mountain bikes but his true passion is cyclocro...
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108: Dave Jones - Guinness World Record Marathon Runner

Dave Jones is an unlikely endurance athlete who didn’t start running until his late 30's. Dave had quite a spectaculair 2017, traveling the world and the U.S.A. to set a Guinness World Record as the first man to complete a marathon in all 50 U.S. state...
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107: Tom Evans - Ultrarunner & 2018 Coastal Challenge Champion

Tom Evans burst onto the ultrarunning scene last year, coming out of nowhere to finish 3rd in the iconic Marathon des Sables.  Since then, Tom has recorded solid performances at the Eiger 101km and the CCC® in Chamonix and finished the 2017 season rank...
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106: Rick Alexander - Human Potential Junkie

Rick Alexander is a military veteran and ultra endurance athlete but above all a human movement advocate. He is the author of Burn Your Couch and the host of LionHeart Radio, a book and podcast dedicated to the active lifestyle, maximizing human potent...
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105: Steve Magness - Runner, Author & Performance Coach

Steve Magness is a runner, author, lecturer and performance coach to some of the top distance runners in the world. Known widely for his integration of science and practice, Steve has been on the forefront of innovation in sport. His first book "The Sc...
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104: John McAvoy - Former Armed Robber Turned Endurance Athlete

John McAvoy is a former high profile armed robber who has found redemption through the power of sport. Having broken both the British and World indoor rowing records whilst still in prison, he is now forging a new life as an endurance athlete, coach an...
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103: Tiffany Cromwell - Australian Professional Cyclist for Team Canyon/SRAM

Tiffany Cromwell is one of Australia’s top female road cyclist on the international racing circuit. With victories in some of the biggest races around the world and part of many team successes, Tiffany is chasing her dream to become the best female cyc...
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102: Heather Fell - Former Modern Pentathlete Turned Triathlete

Heather Fell is a Beijing Olympic Silver Medallist in Modern Pentathlon, a discipline made up of five sports: épée fencing, pistol shooting, 200m freestyle swimming, show jumping and cross-country running. Since retiring in 2014, Heather has establishe...
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101: Jon Ackland - World-Renowned Training Strategist

Jon Ackland is an internationally regarded exercise physiologist and sports performance consultant, who specialises in program design and planning for high-performance athletes. A former national rowing champion and Ironman triathlete himself, Jon has ...
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100: Kate Courtney - America's Rising XC Mountain Bike Phenom

Kate Courtney is one of the top up-and-coming female cross-country mountain bike racers in the world. Sponsored by Specialized, Kate won the U23 Elite World Cup series in 2017 as well as the American National Championships in the Senior elite category....
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99: Alison Tetrick - Professional Road (and Gravel) Cyclist

Alison Tetrick is one of America’s top female professional road racers who has been making a big splash in the Gravel scene as of late. She first showed up at the Dirty Kanza, where she put on a brilliant performance to take the victory in a two up spr...
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98: George Briones - Strength Coach for Tactical Athletes

Originally from San Antonio, Texas, George Briones grew up playing soccer, basketball, football and ran track. He joined the Marines in 2007 and was a Reconnaissance Marine with deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan and was an Instructor at Basic Reconna...
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97: Angela Naeth - Pro Triathlete on the Comeback Trail

Angela Naeth is a Canadian triathlete who has raced professionally since 2009. She is known for her power on the bike and has multiple 70.3 titles to her name as well as two full Ironman distance titles. We didn’t see much of Angela in 2016 and the beg...
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96: Kristian Blummenfelt - #3 on the 2017 World Triathlon Series Ranking

Kristian Blummenfelt is a Norwegian triathlete who is currently ranked number three in the World Triathlon Series. Kristian made history in his country as the first Norwegian to compete in triathlon at the Olympic Games. At only 23 years of age, Kristi...
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95: Adrian Ballinger - World Class Mountaineer with 7 Mt. Everest Summits

Adrian Ballinger is a big-mountain climbing rockstar who has thirteen 8000m+ (26,000 feet+) summits to his name, including 7 times Mt Everest. In 2017, Adrian summited Everest without the use of supplemental oxygen; a feat that less than 200 people in ...
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94: Mikey Sklar - Biohacker and Keto Ultrarunner

Mikey Sklar is a hardware developer, an ultrarunner and a biohacker. He uses today’s technology to gather data about himself in order to perfect his daily routine of eating, sleeping, working, and exercising and thus improving the overall functioning o...
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93: John Kelly - Ultrarunner & Barkley Marathons Finisher with a Triathlon Habit

John Kelly is an ultrarunner with a triathlon habit. In April 2017, John became only the 15th person in history to finish the infamous Barkley Marathons. He finished in a time of 59h30m33s - only 27 seconds before the 60-hour race cut-off. 6 months lat...
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92: Terenzo Bozzone - World Champion Triathlete

Terenzo Bozzone is a professional triathlete from New Zealand who races primarily in long distance, non-drafting events. He is known as the hardest-working man in triathlon, queueing up back-to-back races and seemingly getting better and better with ea...
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91: Ellie Greenwood - Elite Ultramarathon Runner

Ellie Greenwood is a British ultrarunner based in Vancouver, Canada. She is a two-time Western States 100 champion and course-record holder, a two-time IAU 100k World Championships winner, and in 2014 she added the prestigious Comrades Marathon crown t...
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90: Nick Symmonds - From 800m to the Marathon, CEO of RunGum

Nick Symmonds is a a five-time US 800m champion, two-time Olympian, silver medalist at the 2013 IAAF World Championships in Moscow and fifth place finisher at the 2012 London Olympics. He recently retired from track & field and is now focusing on f...
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89: Alyssa Hawley - Spartan Racer on the Reebok Spartan Pro Team

Alyssa Hawley is a professional obstacle course racer and member of the Spartan Pro Team. In her short career in the sport, she has become a serious threat to the old guard, bringing a unique blend of stamina along with the ability to out carry most in...
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88: Mike Foote - Elite Ultrarunner & Skimo Racer

Mike Foote transformed from an average runner to elite ultra-distance trail and mountain runner when he was selected to run the Wasatch 100, one of the most grueling 100-mile footraces in the world, back in 2009. He started running higher mileage, sign...
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87: Brian Boyle - Iron Heart & Red Cross Ambassador

One month after Brian Boyle graduated from high school in 2004, he was coming home from swim practice when he was involved in a near fatal car accident. He died and was revived eight times on the operating table before doctors put him into a drug-induc...
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86: Ellie Salthouse - Ironman 70.3 Champion

24 year old Ellie Salthouse has been doing triathlons since she was 11 and turned pro at 16. After racing the ITU circuit for a couple of years, stepping away form the sport, but coming back only six months later, she decided in 2016 to focus on non-dr...
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85: Kriss Hendy - Strength Training for Endurance Athletes

Kriss Hendy  is a strength coach who specializes in injury rehabilitation and strength training for endurance performance. Kriss strongly believes that strength & conditioning is a commonly overlooked area of training within the endurance community...
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84: Stefanie Bishop - Ultra-Endurance OCR Athlete

Stefanie Bishop is a US athlete who competes in ultra-endurance adventure and obstacle course races like the infamous Death Race (which she won twice) and World’s Thoughest Mudder (which she won in 2016). Stefanie was very active as a child and compete...
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83: Lucy Bartholomew - Young Gun & Elite Ultrarunner

Lucy Bartholomew hales from Australia and is one of the world's best young trail runners. Completing her first 100k race at the age of 15, Lucy's race credentials are nothing but impressive. She was Junior Skyrunning World Champion in Chamonix a few ye...
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82: Ashleigh Gentle - #2 on the 2017 World Triathlon Series Final Ranking

Ashleigh Gentle is an Australian triathlete who is currently ranked second on the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Series Ranking. Ashleigh started triathlon at the age of 14 and quickly ditched the team sports she was also doing to focus on swimming, cycling ...
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81: Faye Stenning - Spartan Racer on the Reebok Spartan Pro Team

Faye Stenning is a Canadian professional Spartan Racer on the Reebok Spartan Pro Team. Faye ran her first Spartan Race in 2013. Three years later she was signed on the Spartan Pro Team, finished 2nd in the US Spartan Championship Series, 3rd at the Spa...

80: Bradley Weiss - 2017 XTERRA World Champion

Bradley Weiss is a pro triathlete from Stellenbosch, South Africa who specializes in off-road XTERRA racing. Brad started his triathlon career at the tender age of 19 (not exactly an early start) and knew he had a lot of catching up to do if he wanted ...

79: Nick Littlehales - Elite Sleep Performance Coach

Nick Littlehales is regarded as the leading elite sports sleep coach in world sport. A leading industry expert with over 30 years experience in the world of sleep, sleeping habits, and product design and over 15 years dedicated to elite athletes and pr...

78: Zane Robertson - World Class Runner & Sub-60 Half-Marathoner

Zane Robertson is a New Zealand middle and long-distance runner who at the age of 17 moved, together with his twin brother Jake, from New Zealand to the town of Iten in Kenya, to live and train with the best long distance runners in the world. Today an...

77: Anton Cooper - Cross-Country Mountain Biker

Anton Cooper is a New Zealand cross-country MTBer who races for the Trek Factory Racing XC Team. He is the 2015 World Under 23 Cross-country MTB champion, 2014 Commonwealth Games Cross-country MTB champion and the 2012 World Junior Cross-country MTB ch...

76: Allie Kieffer - Marathon Runner and 5th at 2017 NYC Marathon

Allie Kieffer surprised herself and the world by knocking a huge 26 minutes off her marathon PB at the 2017 New York City marathon, finishing 5th overall and 2nd American in a time of 2h29m39. A talented athlete in college, Allie qualified for the 10K ...

75: Matt Hanson - America’s Fastest Ironman

Matt Hanson has enjoyed a fast rise to the top ranks of professional triathlon, winning IM Chattanooga in his first full pro season (2014), then going on to score titles at IM Texas in both 2015 and 2017, setting an American record with a 7:52:44 finis...

74: Ben Kanute - Ironman 70.3 Vice World Champion

Ben Kanute is a US Olympic triathlete who competed in the Rio 2016 games. Ben has been a high level triathlete since childhood dedicating himself to the sport’s three disciplines since he was 8 years old, going through the ranks of the USAT system to m...

73: Jocelyn McCauley - 10th Place Finisher at Ironman Hawaii

Jocelyn McCauley first came on the show three years ago after winning the overal female amateur division at the 2014 Ironman World Championships in Kona. She turned Pro in 2015, recording wins at Ironman Mallorca 2016 and Ironman New Zealand 2017. This...

72: Matt Dixon - Elite Coach and author of Fast-Track Triathlete

Matt Dixon is one of the leading endurance coaches in the world. His Master’s degree in clinical and exercise physiology, combined with his experience as an elite swimmer and professional triathlete, form the backbone of his coaching philosophy: the pu...