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 patreon.com/trs.

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In this episode, Ben catches up with AJ Baucco to discuss Eagleman 70.3, Challenge Aruba, and 2 instances of course cutting over the weekend. 

Next, Ben spoke with the new Ironman World Record Holder for fastest time over the distance, Tim Don, about his new approach to the bike, the issue of lead motos, and zeroing in on Kona this year. 

Bonus Content:

If you want to hear this and other bonus content, please consider becoming a patron. You can also support the show by leaving a glowing iTunes review. 

Sponsors:

To receive 10% off of TriRig Omega X brake and/or the amazing Omni bike, visit tririg.com/hobbs.

Follow Challenge Aruba on twitter. Check out the website and join us for the race on October 22nd. To enter the contest to win a free room and race entry visit http://www.challenge-aruba.com/winafreetrip. 

Follow Castelli Triathlon on Instagram and visit their website to learn more about custom kits for triathlon clubs.

Another great way to support TRS Triathlon and TRS Radio is to use our link when shopping on Amazon. Make this your Amazon bookmark. Thank you!

Direct download: TRS111.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 10:01pm CDT
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In this episode Ben announces a new partnership with Challenge Aruba and then he chats with Aaron Webstey, Dark Mark and Emily Cocks (aka #DarkWebCocks)  about all of the recent news and controversy including but not limited to the Rapp-Dimond settlement, The Championship, lead motos, world records, relays, Creed and conference relaxation techniques. 

Then, Ben interviewed Lionel Sanders. They discussed golf, racing, future plans and what motivates him. Hilarity ensued. Follow Lionel on Facebook.

Bonus Content:

If you want to hear this and other bonus content, please consider becoming a patron. You can also support the show by leaving a glowing iTunes review. 

Sponsors:

To receive 10% off of TriRig Omega X brake and/or the amazing Omni bike, visit tririg.com/hobbs.

Follow Challenge Aruba on twitter. Check out the website and join us for the race on October 22nd. To enter the contest to win a free room and race entry visit http://www.challenge-aruba.com/winafreetrip. 

Another great way to support TRS Triathlon and TRS Radio is to use our link when shopping on Amazon. Make this your Amazon bookmark. Thank you!

Direct download: TRS110.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 10:04pm CDT
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In this episode Ben talks to Canadian pro triathlete and professional model, Jenny Fletcher, about life, Airstreams, her career, future plans and more. Follow Jenny on Instagram, and twitter.

Bonus Content:

If you want to hear this and other bonus content, please consider becoming a patron. You can also support the show by leaving a glowing iTunes review. 

Sponsors:

To receive 10% off of TriRig Omega X brake and/or the amazing Omni bike, visit tririg.com/hobbs.

Follow Castelli Triathlon on Instagram and visit their website to learn more about custom kits for triathlon clubs. 

Another great way to support TRS Triathlon and TRS Radio is to use our link when shopping on Amazon. Make this your Amazon bookmark. Thank you!

Direct download: TRS109.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 11:25pm CDT
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First, Ben rants about the total lack of pro Ironman race coverage. Then, Ben hosts another edition of Joke Me Off starring Dark Mark and Tommy Zaferes. Follow Tommy on instagram and check out their tiny house on a recent television appearance.

Finally, Ben talks to Jodie Robertson, the 2017 Ironman North American Regional Champion, aka the woman who won Ironman Texas. They discussed her endurance and teaching career, favorite songs to sing with children and plans to dominate the field in Kona this year. 

Bonus Content:

If you want to hear this and other bonus content, please consider becoming a patron. You can also support the show by leaving a glowing iTunes review. 

Sponsors:

To receive 10% off of TriRig Omega X brake and/or the amazing Omni bike, visit trig.com/hobbs.

Follow Castelli Triathlon on Instagram and visit their website to learn more about custom kits for triathlon clubs. 

Another great way to support TRS Triathlon and TRS Radio is to use our link when shopping on Amazon. Make this your Amazon bookmark. Thank you!

Direct download: TRS108.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 8:54pm CDT
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In this episode Ben talks to Emily Cocks and Dark Mark about Ironman Texas, the amazing comeback of Andrew Starykowitz, and the Rapp versus Dimond legal drama

Next up, Ben Hobbs interviewed Ben Hoffman, the Ironman South Africa champ and reigning fastest American in Kona. They discussed golf, Airstreams, wedding crashers, Strava bullying and racing hungover among other triathlon related topics. 

Bonus Content:

If you want to hear this and other bonus content, please consider becoming a patron. You can also support the show by leaving a glowing iTunes review. 

Sponsors:

To receive 10% off of TriRig Omega X brake and/or the amazing Omni bike, visit trig.com/hobbs.

Follow Castelli Triathlon on Instagram and visit their website to learn more about custom kits for triathlon clubs. 

Another great way to support TRS Triathlon and TRS Radio is to use our link when shopping on Amazon. Make this your Amazon bookmark. Thank you

Direct download: TRS107.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 1:23am CDT
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In this episode Ben talks to Kiley Austin-Young, Brian Stover and Heath Dotson also known as Publius Valarius, Desert Dude and Ex-cyclist about their independent super-bike wind tunnel test scheduled for Tuesday April 18 at the A2 Windtunnel in North Carolina. 

Please visit their GoFundMe page and consider contributing to this effort.

Bonus Content:

If you want to hear this and other bonus content, please consider becoming a patron. You can also support the show by leaving a glowing iTunes review. 

Sponsors:

Follow Castelli Triathlon on Instagram and visit their website to learn more about custom kits for triathlon clubs. 

Another great way to support TRS Triathlon and TRS Radio is to use our link when shopping on Amazon. Make this your Amazon bookmark. Thank you

Direct download: TRS106.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 5:14pm CDT
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This episode was recorded face-to-face in Houston, TX. First, Ben talked with the 2 x Ironman Champion, Jocelyn McCauley and triathlon's greatest swim coach, Tim Floyd of Magnolia Masters and the new podcast, Coffee, Beer, Coaching and Dogs. Then, Ben interviewed Matt Hanson, the 2015 North America Region Ironman Champion. 

Bonus Content:

If you want to hear this and other bonus content, please consider becoming a patron. You can also support the show by leaving a glowing iTunes review. 

Sponsors:

Follow Castelli Triathlon on Instagram and visit their website to learn more about custom kits for triathlon clubs. 

Another great way to support TRS Triathlon and TRS Radio is to use our link when shopping on Amazon. Make this your Amazon bookmark. Thank you

Direct download: TRS105.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 10:11pm CDT
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First, Ben is joined by Dark Mark, Aaron Webstey and Emily Cocks to discuss a big weekend of races. To wrap things up, Aaron faced off against Emily Cocks in a game show for no money and zero prizes. Tune in to see who won. 

Next, Ben talked with Mauricio Mendez Cruz, a 21 year old phenom from Mexico City. He passed Timothy O'Donnell in the final mile to win Ironman 70.3 Texas this weekend and he is your reigning 2016 Xterra World Champion. They discussed many topics such as father-son relationships and Trump's plan to build a wall. Follow Mau on Instagram.

Bonus Content:

If you want to hear this and other bonus content, please consider becoming a patron. You can also support the show by leaving a glowing iTunes review. 

Sponsors:

Follow Castelli Triathlon on Instagram and visit their website to learn more about custom kits for triathlon clubs. 

Another great way to support TRS Triathlon and TRS Radio is to use our link when shopping on Amazon. Make this your Amazon bookmark. Thank you

Direct download: TRS104.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 7:25pm CDT
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To start things off, Ben is joined by the ex-pro co-host of the Triathlon Preview Show, Emily Cocks. They discussed the weekend's race results, did some voice impressions and praised Chris McCormack regarding Super Leage Tri. 

Next up Ben talked with Uli Fluhme, the anti-doping lobbyist and the founder of the uber-succesful cycling event company, GFNY. They talked about launching the Grand Fondo New York and busting PED using racers at his events. He then shared his view on the impact of doping on endurance sport and what should be done about it. 

Bonus Content:

If you want to hear this and other bonus content, please consider becoming a patron. You can also support the show by leaving a glowing iTunes review. 

Sponsors:

Follow Castelli Triathlon on Instagram and visit their website to learn more about custom kits for triathlon clubs. 

Another great way to support TRS Triathlon and TRS Radio is to use our link when shopping on Amazon. Make this your Amazon bookmark. Thank you

Direct download: TRS103.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 3:28pm CDT
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First, Ben and Dark Mark discuss grizzly bears, homicide investigations, text etiquette, the 20 minute 5k, verbal abuse and more. 

Then, Ben interviews the very recently retired 31 year old Olympian, Joe Maloy. Joe is a world champion, an Escape from Alcatraz champion, an American Olympian and an all around great guy. In a shocking blog post he announced his retirement last week, and TRS got the exclusive interview you've all been waiting for. Why is he walking away from the sport? What is he running towards? This and much more.

Bonus Content:

If you want to hear this and other bonus content, please consider becoming a patron. You can also support the show by leaving a glowing iTunes review. 

Sponsors:

Follow Castelli Triathlon on Instagram and visit their website to learn more about custom kits for triathlon clubs. 

Another great way to support TRS Triathlon and TRS Radio is to use our link when shopping on Amazon. Make this your Amazon bookmark. Thank you

Direct download: TRS102.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 12:22am CDT
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