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IronWomen podcast

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IronWomen podcast

IronWomen podcast

IronWomen podcast

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A podcast for women who tri

Latest Episodes

The Positivity Balance - Raquel Torres (S13E12)

This week Haley and Alyssa interview Raquel Torres, coach and former pro triathlete representing the Dominican Republic. We hear the story of Raquel's rise in triathlon to elite status as a teenager, her epic journey to train at the pool in La Vega, DR and her later introduction to youth coaching through Girls on the Run. Raquel also describes her decision to leave her executive job in banking to pursue a career in triathlon full time and the many factors that contributed to her decision. Plus, how she keeps a positive attitude and balanced life. Meanwhile, Haley is binging PBS documentaries and Alyssa embarked on a remote "island" getaway off the grid. We also introduce our new sponsorGoodr and feature a special clip from a listener!

66 MIN3 d ago
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The Positivity Balance - Raquel Torres (S13E12)

Going the Distance - Team Liza James (Mini Episode 21)

This week Haley speaks with Team Liza James, a mother-daughter duo that began racing long distance triathlons together after daughter Liza was injured from a traumatic brain injury that left her nonverbal and unable to walk. As a team, the pair has completed multiple half Iron races and also competed at the 2019 Ironman World Championships. This year Team Liza was ready to take on 70.3 Lubbock until the race was cancelled due to the spike in COVID-19 cases in the region. We get all the details on the family's alternate plan for their own DIY race in their hometown of Crested Butte, CO and hear about their plans for the future.

12 MIN6 d ago
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Going the Distance - Team Liza James (Mini Episode 21)

Chase Your Limits - Rachel Jastrebsky (S13E11)

This week, Alyssa and Haley chat with pro triathlete Rachel Jastrebsky about her story as an athlete and mom. Rachel turned pro to chase her limits as an athlete and to be pushed by the best women in the sport. When she was hitting her stride, she had her first baby and only 1 year later had her second child. This timeline made it difficult to meet the re-qualification standards for her professional triathlon license, so Rachel reached out to USA Triathlon to ask for an extension. Hear about Rachel's persistence when she was first denied, and how she succeeded in changing the rules for professional women in the sport. Plus, Rachel's take on the sport from finishing on the podium to last place, dealing with injuries, pregnancies. and making her weaknesses her strengths.

52 MIN1 w ago
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Chase Your Limits - Rachel Jastrebsky (S13E11)

Team in Training - Mary Doyle Smith (Mini Episode 20)

We kick off our mini episode this week with Mary Doyle Smith, physical therapist and master coach for Team in Training, a program that raises money to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Mary describes her work as a coach and some of the common misconceptions beginners have about the sport. She also gives tips for beginners so they can have a positive first race experience and provides guidance for how experienced athletes can welcome newbies to the sport.

11 MIN1 w ago
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Team in Training - Mary Doyle Smith (Mini Episode 20)

The Path Forward - Summer Rappaport (S13E10)

This week, Alyssa and Haley chat with ITU triathlete Summer Rappaport about all things swim, bike, run. Summer talks about her upbringing as a swimmer, how she lucked out with a swim coach in college who encouraged her to run, and how her lifelong dream to be an Olympian came to fruition as a triathlete. She talks about training during a pandemic in a new city with limited resources and how she is dealing with the postponement of the 2020 Olympics. Summer shares things she is working on this year including bike-handling skills and mental skills related to riding in the fast-paced ITU races. Plus, the scoop on sponsorship for ITU athletes, her thoughts on social media, and plans for the future. Alyssa celebrates her 35th birthday by running an FKT, Haley adventures into the grocery store, and we answer mailbag questions about bike maintenance and motivation.

64 MIN2 w ago
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The Path Forward - Summer Rappaport (S13E10)

Shelter in Place Family 5k - Carly Johann (Mini Episode 19)

This week Haley chats with returning guest and pro triathlete Carly Johann, who has been living under shelter in place orders in LA for the last few months. Carly details why she decided to start the Shelter in Place Family 5k race series, the amount of money she's raised for COVID-19 related charities so far, and the play-by-play of her epic battle against her husband Artie.

14 MIN2 w ago
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Shelter in Place Family 5k - Carly Johann (Mini Episode 19)

The Atlanta Tri Sisters - Julie M.T. Walker (S13E9)

This week, Alyssa and Haley chat with triathlete and founder of the Atlanta Tri Sisters, Julie M.T. Walker. Julie talks about how she has grown the ATS group in the past 7 years to more than 60 members and how triathlon has made the women healthier, more courageous, more disciplined. Julie talks about winning the 2019 Spirit of Multisport Award from USA Triathlon and thanks the coaches and teammates who helped her get to where she is now. She shares her thoughts on how race directors can grow the sport by exposing minorities to triathlon and how the ATS group is diversifying the sport one family member and friend at a time. Plus, the story of her first triathlon, training in Atlanta, and plans for the future. Haley attends her local rally for Black Lives Matter, Alyssa is baking her way through quarantine, and more #inspiredbyLael achievements from our listeners.

78 MIN3 w ago
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The Atlanta Tri Sisters - Julie M.T. Walker (S13E9)

Train Your Mind - Vanessa Foerster (Mini Episode 18)

For this week's mini-episode Haley speaks with Vanessa Foerster, Life Coach and long distance triathlete who recently qualified for Kona. Vanessa outlines how a life coach can provide high performing athletes with new tools for training theirbrain and gives us her tips for dealing with uncertainty duringthe pandemic. Plus her thoughts on the National Day of Action for Black Lives event in Bozeman and the journey towards anti-racism.

13 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Train Your Mind - Vanessa Foerster (Mini Episode 18)

The Pandemic Bike Boom - Bryanna Hurley & Eedee Stephens (Mini Episode 17)

This week Haley chats with two guests from the cycling industry. First she speaks with Bryanna Hurley, elite team manager of American Bicycle Group, about the changes the bike industry is experiencing due to the pandemic. Bryanna discusses how triathletes are making the most of this time by upgrading their bikes or adding new types of bikes to their arsenal. Haley also interviews Eedee Stephens, a bike shop inventory manager and age group triathlete. Eedee tells us all about the pandemic bike boom, what you can expect when getting a service from your local shop and gives us a reminder to be patient and understandingwith your local shop and new riders!

16 MINJUN 2
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The Pandemic Bike Boom - Bryanna Hurley & Eedee Stephens (Mini Episode 17)

Ins and Outs of Title IX - Abby Perkiss(S13E8)

This week, Alyssa and Haley welcome back Abby Perkiss, Assistant Professor of History at Kean Univesity, to pick her brain about the updated Title IX regulation on sexual violence. She explains the rule in detail and how remote education affects these guidelines. Abby then leads us through some history on gender equality, what brought about Title IX, and how federal institutions like colleges implement the law. Abby answers some difficult questions on how courts enforce the gray areas of Title IX and her thoughts on paying collegiate athletes. Plus, hear how Abby's adventure racing company Rootstock Racing is adapting to the current times. Alyssa gets ready for a backpacking adventure and Haley recommends a good trainer movie. Plus, our hosts answer a mailbag question about how to carry nutrition and hydration on long runs.

54 MINMAY 28
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Ins and Outs of Title IX - Abby Perkiss(S13E8)

Latest Episodes

The Positivity Balance - Raquel Torres (S13E12)

This week Haley and Alyssa interview Raquel Torres, coach and former pro triathlete representing the Dominican Republic. We hear the story of Raquel's rise in triathlon to elite status as a teenager, her epic journey to train at the pool in La Vega, DR and her later introduction to youth coaching through Girls on the Run. Raquel also describes her decision to leave her executive job in banking to pursue a career in triathlon full time and the many factors that contributed to her decision. Plus, how she keeps a positive attitude and balanced life. Meanwhile, Haley is binging PBS documentaries and Alyssa embarked on a remote "island" getaway off the grid. We also introduce our new sponsorGoodr and feature a special clip from a listener!

66 MIN3 d ago
Comments
The Positivity Balance - Raquel Torres (S13E12)

Going the Distance - Team Liza James (Mini Episode 21)

This week Haley speaks with Team Liza James, a mother-daughter duo that began racing long distance triathlons together after daughter Liza was injured from a traumatic brain injury that left her nonverbal and unable to walk. As a team, the pair has completed multiple half Iron races and also competed at the 2019 Ironman World Championships. This year Team Liza was ready to take on 70.3 Lubbock until the race was cancelled due to the spike in COVID-19 cases in the region. We get all the details on the family's alternate plan for their own DIY race in their hometown of Crested Butte, CO and hear about their plans for the future.

12 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Going the Distance - Team Liza James (Mini Episode 21)

Chase Your Limits - Rachel Jastrebsky (S13E11)

This week, Alyssa and Haley chat with pro triathlete Rachel Jastrebsky about her story as an athlete and mom. Rachel turned pro to chase her limits as an athlete and to be pushed by the best women in the sport. When she was hitting her stride, she had her first baby and only 1 year later had her second child. This timeline made it difficult to meet the re-qualification standards for her professional triathlon license, so Rachel reached out to USA Triathlon to ask for an extension. Hear about Rachel's persistence when she was first denied, and how she succeeded in changing the rules for professional women in the sport. Plus, Rachel's take on the sport from finishing on the podium to last place, dealing with injuries, pregnancies. and making her weaknesses her strengths.

52 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Chase Your Limits - Rachel Jastrebsky (S13E11)

Team in Training - Mary Doyle Smith (Mini Episode 20)

We kick off our mini episode this week with Mary Doyle Smith, physical therapist and master coach for Team in Training, a program that raises money to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Mary describes her work as a coach and some of the common misconceptions beginners have about the sport. She also gives tips for beginners so they can have a positive first race experience and provides guidance for how experienced athletes can welcome newbies to the sport.

11 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Team in Training - Mary Doyle Smith (Mini Episode 20)

The Path Forward - Summer Rappaport (S13E10)

This week, Alyssa and Haley chat with ITU triathlete Summer Rappaport about all things swim, bike, run. Summer talks about her upbringing as a swimmer, how she lucked out with a swim coach in college who encouraged her to run, and how her lifelong dream to be an Olympian came to fruition as a triathlete. She talks about training during a pandemic in a new city with limited resources and how she is dealing with the postponement of the 2020 Olympics. Summer shares things she is working on this year including bike-handling skills and mental skills related to riding in the fast-paced ITU races. Plus, the scoop on sponsorship for ITU athletes, her thoughts on social media, and plans for the future. Alyssa celebrates her 35th birthday by running an FKT, Haley adventures into the grocery store, and we answer mailbag questions about bike maintenance and motivation.

64 MIN2 w ago
Comments
The Path Forward - Summer Rappaport (S13E10)

Shelter in Place Family 5k - Carly Johann (Mini Episode 19)

This week Haley chats with returning guest and pro triathlete Carly Johann, who has been living under shelter in place orders in LA for the last few months. Carly details why she decided to start the Shelter in Place Family 5k race series, the amount of money she's raised for COVID-19 related charities so far, and the play-by-play of her epic battle against her husband Artie.

14 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Shelter in Place Family 5k - Carly Johann (Mini Episode 19)

The Atlanta Tri Sisters - Julie M.T. Walker (S13E9)

This week, Alyssa and Haley chat with triathlete and founder of the Atlanta Tri Sisters, Julie M.T. Walker. Julie talks about how she has grown the ATS group in the past 7 years to more than 60 members and how triathlon has made the women healthier, more courageous, more disciplined. Julie talks about winning the 2019 Spirit of Multisport Award from USA Triathlon and thanks the coaches and teammates who helped her get to where she is now. She shares her thoughts on how race directors can grow the sport by exposing minorities to triathlon and how the ATS group is diversifying the sport one family member and friend at a time. Plus, the story of her first triathlon, training in Atlanta, and plans for the future. Haley attends her local rally for Black Lives Matter, Alyssa is baking her way through quarantine, and more #inspiredbyLael achievements from our listeners.

78 MIN3 w ago
Comments
The Atlanta Tri Sisters - Julie M.T. Walker (S13E9)

Train Your Mind - Vanessa Foerster (Mini Episode 18)

For this week's mini-episode Haley speaks with Vanessa Foerster, Life Coach and long distance triathlete who recently qualified for Kona. Vanessa outlines how a life coach can provide high performing athletes with new tools for training theirbrain and gives us her tips for dealing with uncertainty duringthe pandemic. Plus her thoughts on the National Day of Action for Black Lives event in Bozeman and the journey towards anti-racism.

13 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Train Your Mind - Vanessa Foerster (Mini Episode 18)

The Pandemic Bike Boom - Bryanna Hurley & Eedee Stephens (Mini Episode 17)

This week Haley chats with two guests from the cycling industry. First she speaks with Bryanna Hurley, elite team manager of American Bicycle Group, about the changes the bike industry is experiencing due to the pandemic. Bryanna discusses how triathletes are making the most of this time by upgrading their bikes or adding new types of bikes to their arsenal. Haley also interviews Eedee Stephens, a bike shop inventory manager and age group triathlete. Eedee tells us all about the pandemic bike boom, what you can expect when getting a service from your local shop and gives us a reminder to be patient and understandingwith your local shop and new riders!

16 MINJUN 2
Comments
The Pandemic Bike Boom - Bryanna Hurley & Eedee Stephens (Mini Episode 17)

Ins and Outs of Title IX - Abby Perkiss(S13E8)

This week, Alyssa and Haley welcome back Abby Perkiss, Assistant Professor of History at Kean Univesity, to pick her brain about the updated Title IX regulation on sexual violence. She explains the rule in detail and how remote education affects these guidelines. Abby then leads us through some history on gender equality, what brought about Title IX, and how federal institutions like colleges implement the law. Abby answers some difficult questions on how courts enforce the gray areas of Title IX and her thoughts on paying collegiate athletes. Plus, hear how Abby's adventure racing company Rootstock Racing is adapting to the current times. Alyssa gets ready for a backpacking adventure and Haley recommends a good trainer movie. Plus, our hosts answer a mailbag question about how to carry nutrition and hydration on long runs.

54 MINMAY 28
Comments
Ins and Outs of Title IX - Abby Perkiss(S13E8)
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