Magnus Ditlev - Pro Triathlete
Episode 133: Magnus Ditlev - Pro Triathlete
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Show notes (please see Timestamps below for more detail)
2:55 - Interview starts
8:45 - How the sponsorship with Scott bikes came about.
11:22 - Magnus explains (in detail) how his mental strength has been challenged in the 2022 season so far ... from Miami, to Ironman Texas, to last weekend.
22:18 - The preparation for Challenge-Roth included altitude tents. Magnus explains all the training and reasons behind his preparation for Roth (and beyond)
24:48 - Having the right mindset prior to big races is imperative. Magnus was quietly confident he could run a 2:40 and he believed he could fight for the win.
26:10 - Magnus breaks down his strategy for the race.
29:59 - Magnus describes the intense battle (both mind & physical) within the race with Jan Frodeno.
Focus on the process not the outcome
37:00 - It's a long way to run 38kms on your own and ensure you stay competitive. Magnus describes his mental process while he pushed his body to the limit and the calculation he made in his head at the 37km point on how fast Patrick Lange would need to run to beat him.
39:42 - Greg 'rewinds the clock' with Magnus and uncovers his introduction to the sport of triathlon and his early sporting influences.
43:56 - Magnus completed his first triathlon in 2015 and from there started training more and more on his own before he realised he would pursue a pro career.
49:50 - Magnus describes the low points in his career over the past few years and how he has set his mindset to ensure he remained focused and disciplined to achieve and succeed.
53:07 - Greg and Magnus discuss the methodology behind his altitude tent training and acclimation.
59:13 - We finish up with some Rapid Fire questions.
1:04:10 - Interview concludes.
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