TRS Radio
This 60-90 minute "live-to-tape" podcast features funny and candid interviews, comedy and the occasional angry rant. Ben Hobbs and co-host/writer/producer Dark Mark, regularly challenge the establishment as they examine the news and controversy of the week with wit, humor and irreverence. You can support the show by visiting

This is the first show with TRS's all new recording setup. TRS and Dark Mark discuss the new equiment and the Craig Alexander interview. Listener mail, news and Dark Mark's Too Terrible for Twitter. TRS does The Running Event (TRE) in Austin, TX as well as the FloTrack Beer Mile. TRS interviews Allen Lim of Skratch labs at TRE and Nick Symmonds hours before the beer mile. For the interview, TRS discusses the new $1 million race series in the Middle East and allegations of human rights violations in Bahrain. Following the interview TRS hosts a discussion with Craig Cramer and Eric Swanson regarding human rights, Bahrain and Challenge. 

Direct download: TRS18.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 1:10pm CDT

Chief Asia Pacific Correspondent, Mark Luckin, interviewed Nick Baldwin, Guy Crawford and Christian Kemp at Ironman Western Australia. Dark Mark and TRS discuss Challenge Bahrain, Pete Jacobs, Lava Magazine and more. The Craig Alexander interview starts at (35:00) and was amazing. Finally, Kelly Burns Gallagher and Ryan Heisler discuss some concerning things they've learned about the Ironman Foundation. 

Direct download: TRS17.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:08am CDT

After reviewing some news and events, TRS checks in with Lance Armstrong regarding his memories of Steve Hed. Then, TRS and Dark mark had a great conversation with Ironman Arizona champion Brent McMahon. What does it take to date a model? Was he screwed by Triathlon Canada in 2008? Should he have moved to long course triathlon sooner and can he win Kona in 2015? 

Direct download: TRS16.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 11:37pm CDT