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

In this episode you will hear and feel what it's like to chase the dream of becoming an Olympian. Joe Maloy has sacrificed a lot over the years, but doesn't see it as sacrifice. It's a choice and one that he is excited about and 100% committed to.

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Read the blog post we referenced.

We also checked in with recently retired pro triathlete and coach, Brandon Marsh. We discuss our virtual training squad concept and the fundraiser for his wife Amy who is fighting cancer.  

Learn more about the fundraiser in the Woodlands, TX.

Check out our virtual training squad concept. 

This episode is sponsored by Athlete Path, the social network for athletes. Join the social network and follow Ben Hobbs and all of your other friends. Race directors: talk to Athlete Path about avoiding outrageous registration fees. Visit Athlete Path on the web and become a member.

Thank you to all of our generous patrons. To learn about becoming a patron and to hear the Joe Maloy bonus content, visit You don't want to miss Joe tell us about the false starters he races against and who we propose setting him up with. 

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Direct download: TRS29.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 11:33pm CST

We talked to Helle and her manager/fiance about the interesting dynamic of their relationship and Helle's fantastic race record. 

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To hear the bonus content please visit us on Patreon.

This show was sponsored by Huub Design and Falco Bikes.


Direct download: TRS28.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 10:08pm CST

Follow Ben Hoffman on twitter and visit his website.

This episode is sponsored by Huub Design. Buy things from them and use the promo code starky10 for huge savings.

To access the bonus content, visit Patreon and give just $1. The bonus content from this episode includes:

  •  A “too terrible for twitter” joke that Mark had second thoughts about, eventually calling TRS begging to have it deleted.
  • Ben tells us who he would punch in the face and why.
  • Ben gets real about the secret to his success in 2014. 

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Direct download: TRS27.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 11:57pm CST

In this episode Ben interviews Richard Murray, the South African star of the WTS ITU circuit. Richard was the 8th ranked ITU athlete in the world last year and is gunning for gold in the Rio Olympics.

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Visit Richard’s website and feel free to call him on his cell phone.

Prior to the interview Dark Mark and TRS discuss Challenge Dubai, the course cutting controversy, jokes too terrible for twitter and much more.

This episode is sponsored by Huub Design.


Bonus content for this episode includes a conversation about Ben running into Tucker Max at Costco in Austin over the weekend. Hilarity did not ensue. To support the show and get exclusive bonus content for just $1 per episode visit our Patreon site.

Direct download: TRS26.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 9:11pm CST