Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Over on the Zen Tri Podcast, I did another joint interview, this time with Helle Frederiksen, and her partner Ben Powell

Also check out the "Ask us Anything" thread on Slowtwitch where Helle and I answer your questions: 

Monday, December 8, 2014

Interview with

Check out this interview I did with Fitter Radio
Good morning everyone and welcome to Fitter Radio Episode #036 This week we are delighted to bring you an interview with one of triathlon’s most experienced and successful professional coaches JOEL FILLIOL! Joel has worked as Head Coach for Triathlon in both Britain and Canada and coached Simon Whitfield to Olympic Silver in Beijing. He works via camps around the world, and online, and his athletes include Kyle Jones, Sarah Groff, Mario Mola, Richard Murray, Jordan Rapp and Helle Frederiksen who last weekend pulled off a stellar performance winning the inaugural Challenge Bahrain! We also talk fasted training, post marathon recovery and we launch our FITTER RADIO LONG DISTANCE IMNZ TRAINING CAMP (#fatadapted)!

Monday, November 24, 2014

Zen Tri Podcast

Check out this podcast Jordan Rapp and I did with Zen Triathlon: 

We review Jordan's Ironman Arizona performance, how the season progressed, general training philosophy and more:

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Monday, December 30, 2013


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Saturday, May 19, 2012

Coach Jerry Schumacher on Chris Solinsky

"In interviews, Solinsky has blamed his own aggressiveness in training for his injury.
Schumacher thinks Solinsky is being too hard on himself. 
"He'll come back wiser," Schumacher said. "You can push hard and work hard and still make good decisions. Sometimes, maybe, that got lost in his desire to be great. That happens. 
"I'll take an athlete who has that type of passion and drive over someone who doesn't. It's a fine line to be sure. But to be the very best, and to do the things we talk about trying to do is not easy."
Wise words, from an interview on