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 interview, NASCAR driver Landon Cassill talks about driver compensation, risk of death and/or injury, how one goes from a kid racing go-carts to racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series, and his passion for triathlon. He also talks about controversy and dust-ups with the likes of Danica Patrick and Bobby Hamilton, Jr.

What are the physical gifts required to become a great racecar driver? Why are NASCAR drivers like Jimmie Johnson and Josh Wise getting into triathlon? 

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Direct download: TRS43.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:56pm CST

This episode features a lengthy rant about Dan Empfield, the publisher of Slowtwitch. The rant features audio clips from podcast appearances on Babbittville Radio and Legends of Triathlon. Then, Dark Mark shares his jokes that were "too terrible for twitter". 

Finally, legendary coach, Joel Filliol, shared his views on clean sport, high performance coaching and what separates olympic medalists from those who finish 20th. Who dopes more - age groupers or professionals? Do more than 30% of the Kona professionals take perfomance enhancing drugs? His answers might shock you.

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Direct download: TRS42edited.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 10:05pm CST

First Ben and Dark Mark discuss the latest development in Mark's personal life as well as his involvement (or lack thereof) in the collapse of the Ironman lotteryThen Ben talks with the newlywed tri-power couple about falling in love, Katie’s phenomenal season and Tommy’s heat stroke. 

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Direct download: TRS41.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 4:34pm CST

Beth and Luke talk about their careers, celebrating the first birthday of their daughter Wynne, the upcoming pro-only race at the Island House and goals for the season. The introduction was cohosted by pro triathlete and fantasy triathlon guru, Emily Cocks

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Direct download: TRS40.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 11:05pm CST