How Good Are Triathletes? Could They Win At Other Sports? | The GTN Show Ep. 23

Published on January 17th 2018


This week on the GTN Show, we bring you the latest triathlon racing news, an update on the latest tech releases and discuss how good triathletes really are with the help of Matt Stephens from the Global Cycling Network. Don't forget the GTN Show is for every triathlete, swimmer, cyclist and runner! Subscribe to GTN: Check out the GTN Shop: A huge thanks for all of your likes, comments, shares and subscribes so far. In last weeks poll we asked who you which multisport event you think is the most difficult. 35% of you agreed with Mark that duathlon is the hardest discipline however triathlon came out on top with 46% of your votes. This week we ask you what distance was your first triathlon? Our main discussion in the show this week is how good triathletes really are. Many have discussed whether Alistair Brownlee could compete as a runner or at the Olympics, or whether Lionel Sanders is strong enough to be a professional cyclist. Mark explores this subject with Matt Stephens form the Global Cycling Network. As we go into the new year, there is an increase in triathlon news to bring you from around the world: - Jan Frodeno had a near miss accident and as a result, has been training indoors. - Challenge Madrid was named the ETU Long Course Championships. - Former world champion Helen Jenkins has gone through back surgery and has another operation to come. - KASK have released the Utopia, a new aero road helmet. - Race results from Ironman 70.3 Pucon and the Lanzarote International Duathlon. As well as the latest in all things triathlon, we have our usual segments such as the #GTNPainCave and CAPtion competition. We hope you enjoy episode 23 of the GTN Show, let us know what you think in the comments below 👇 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 Music: Epidemic Sound A New Day Born 1 - Magnus Ringblom Lucy's Game - Anders Schill Paulsen Vanilla Urban 2 - Niklas Ahlström Wasted Education 2 - Anders Bothén Watch more on GTN... 📹 How To Choose Your First Triathlon - 📹 How To Train For Your First Triathlon -