Winning At Kona, Anti-Doping & Retirement | Sebastian Kienle Interview

Published on October 7th 2023


Sebastian Kienle has had a fantastic triathlon career, winning the Ironman World Championship in Kona in 2014, the Ironman 70.3 world champs in 2012 and 2013, as well as multiple other big races. With 2023 his final year as a pro, James sat down with Sebi in Uzbekistan to look back at his career highlights, talk regrets, doping and his post-retirement plans. Check out Sebiโ€™s YouTube channel ๐Ÿ‘‰ @SebastianKienleTriathlete 00:00 Intro 00:40 Discontinued Tour 03:50 Career path 05:24 Ironman World Champion 08:41 Regrets 12:15 PTO & growth of triathlon 18:40 Doping 26:34 Professionalisation of triathlon 30:51 Post-retirement plans Useful Links Submit your Photo and Video to us ๐Ÿ‘‰ Check out the GTN Shop ๐Ÿ‘‰ GTN Training Plans ๐Ÿ‘‰ Whatโ€™s your favourite memory from Sebiโ€™s career? ๐Ÿคฉ Let us know in the comments below! ๐Ÿ’ฌ If you liked this video, be sure to give it a thumbs up ๐Ÿ‘ and share it with your friends! Watch more on GTN... ๐Ÿ“น Challenge Samarkand ๐Ÿ‘‰ ๐Ÿ“น Sebi Kienle's Norseman Bike ๐Ÿ‘‰ ๐Ÿ“น Watch our Editorโ€™s Choice Playlist ๐Ÿ‘‰ ๐Ÿ“น Watch our weekly show, The GTN Show ๐Ÿ‘‰ Photos: ยฉ Triathlon / Getty Images ๐ŸŽต Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound ๐ŸŽต New Moon Energy - Sarah, the Illstrumentalist Still Dreaming - Jobii #gtn #triathlon #swimbikerun #swim #bike #run #ironman #triathlete #interview The Global Triathlon Network (GTN) is the world's biggest triathlon YouTube channel, with new videos every day! GTN is for anyone who loves triathlon: from seasoned triathletes to first-timers โ€“ and everyone in between! With the help of our former pro and Olympic medal-winning team, weโ€™re here to inform, entertain and inspire you to become a better triathlete; including videos on: - How to swim, bike, and run faster with expert knowledge - Try our session ideas - Investigations into wide-ranging topics - The best triathlon bike tech and gear with pro-know-how - In-depth, entertaining features from the heart of the sport - Chat, opinion and interact with us across the channel and on social media! Join us on YouTubeโ€™s best triathlon channel to get closer to the sport and to become a better, faster and fitter triathlete! Welcome to the Global Triathlon Network. Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon bikes: THEMAGIC5: MET Helmets: ON Running: Orca: Park Tool: Precision Fuel & Hydration: Selle Italia: Surpas: Wahoo: Zwift: Watch our sister channels: Global Cycling Network - GCN Tech - GCN Racing - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Japan - GCN Training - Global Mountain Bike Network - GMBN Racing - GMBN Tech - Electric Mountain Bike Network -