TRS Radio (triathlon)
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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First, Ben sat down with Hall of Famer, Bob Babbitt, near the pool at the King K Hotel for about 30 minutes. They talked about baseball announcer Vin Skully, preparing for dozens of interviews on Breakfast with Bob, and the most interesting stories of this championship week. Subscribe to the Babbittville YouTube channel and hear all of his interviews starting Monday. 

In the second segment, Ben visited with the 2012 Ironman World Champion Leanda Cave and her significant other Diaa Nour to discuss life, relationships, the bike business and how Ventum is doing, the World Championship event in 8 days and much more. Diaa and Leanda also challenged some behaviors and statements Ben has made relative to Holly Lawrence.

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Direct download: TRS87.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 8:31pm CDT
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Ben and Timothy O'Donnell hang out in Kona 9 days before the Ironman World Championship. They discussed life, the big race, the PTO's Collins Cup, TUEs, Mark Allen, lead motos and much more. 

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Direct download: TRS86.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 11:24pm CDT
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After a few announcements, host Ben Hobbs talked to Ben Collins, pro triathlete and member of the USAT Board of Directors about a very important issue that every USAT member must hear about. This is absolutely a must listen segment.

Then we go back to the Airstream in Oklahoma City for face-to-face interviews with Dr. Amanda Stevens and Davide Giardini. Both are among the best swimmers in the sport and they were a pleasure to interview. 

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Direct download: TRS85.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 3:53pm CDT
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The Airstream is in Oklahoma City for face-to-face interviews. 

First, Ben and Mark talk with Cody Beals, the Canadian pro triathlete and budget guru about life, physics, winning lots of 70.3 races, climate change, racing in North Carolina, Donald Trump and where NOT to ride a bike.

Then, Lesley Smith stopped by to discuss Maverick Multisport, spearing haters on Pearl Street, dating a Scott, living in Boulder and much, much more. After the interview, Ben and Mark both agreed that Lesley would Top 5 in terms of best triathletes to party with. 

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Direct download: TRS84.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 6:16pm CDT
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The Airstream is in Oklahoma City for face-to-face interviews. 

First, Ben and Mark talk with Michael Brown, race director of Challenge Penticton, the Great White North Triathlon and the 2017 ITU Mutisport Festival in Penticton. We talked about race directing, Vince MacMahon, rugby, competing with Ironman, beer miling and more. 

Then, Matt Chrabot stopped by to discuss the WTS Grand Final in Cozumel, his Kona swim scandal, and the time a crazed girlfriend smashed his bike with a television. 

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Direct download: TRS83.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 10:32am CDT
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The Airstream is in Oklahoma City for face-to-face interviews with all of the top pros!! 

First, Ben and Mark talk with Napa resident, pro triathlete and co-host of the Triathlon Preview Show, Emily Cocks plus her sidekick, Zach Miller. Together, we previewed the ITU Long Course World Championship at Redman Triathlon. We also discussed Emily's season and swimming at the University of Michigan. 

Next, Ben and Mark talked with Taylor Reid, a young stud from Canada who is making waves in the 70.3 distance. Don't miss the moment when our interview was rudely interrupted by Craig Alexander. 

Finally, Ben and Mark talked with Jen Spieldener of Ohio and the Triathlon Squad. They discussed her career, race strategy, and horrifying collegiate running experience. Their interview was interrupted by a guy who dropped off beer.  

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Direct download: TRS82.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 6:21pm CDT
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In this episode Ben rants like a lunatic about transparency and tribalism in the Bay Area while Dark Mark listens in stunned silence. Then, Ben interviews 4x Ironman Champion, 2x Wildflower Champion and 2016 Kona Qualifier, Liz Lyles. They discussed her background, her thoughts on TUEs and drafting and much, much more. 

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Direct download: TRS81.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 10:35pm CDT
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In this episode, Ben and Mark discuss their bromantic weekend in Tulsa, further thoughts on Holly Lawrence, the Michi Weiss win at IM703 Santa Cruz and more.

Finally, hear Ben's discussion with the 2016 Ironman 70.3 World Champion Tim Reed.

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Direct download: TRS80.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 12:18am CDT
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In the first segment, Ben is joined by Dark Mark and Matt Lieto, pro athlete and one of the voices of the Ironman broadcasts. They broke down the Ironman 70.3 World Championship, discussing the lead moto effect, surprise performances and questionable associations. 

Next, Ben spoke with 14x Ironman 70.3 Champion Richie Cunningham. They talked about his career, conflicts with motorists, recent struggles with injury and the beef he had with Lance Armstrong years ago.

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Direct download: TRS79.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 9:49am CDT
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First Ben and Dark Mark discuss his move to Oklahoma, the NBC Sports article about Gwen Jorgensen and Pat Lemieux, and rumors about doping at the highest level of long course triathlon. 

Next, Ben talks with pro triathlete and marketing whiz kid, A.J. Baucco of AJ Baucco Coaching and The Baucco Squad

Finally, Ben interviewed legends of the sport, Greg and Laura Bennett. Greg is arguably the greatest short course athlete in the sport's history and Laura has enjoyed a tremendous amount of success herself racing in 2 Olympic games. We discussed their careers, slights and snubs, life, marriage, the business of triathlon and what it means to be a true professional. 

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Direct download: TRS76.mp3
Category:triathlon -- posted at: 11:38am CDT
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