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Taylor Knibb - Professional Triathlete & U.S 2020 Olympic🥈Medalist




Taylor Knibb - Professional Triathlete & U.S 2020 Olympic🥈Medalist

Episode 98: Taylor Knibb - Professional Triathlete & U.S 2020 Olympic🥈Medalist.


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Welcome to The Greg Bennett show, an AnyQuestion podcast hosted by Former Professional Olympic and World Champion Athlete Greg Bennett.

Greg chats with the world's greatest athletes and high performers to find out how they got to the top of the world and how they are able to sustain it.

In this week’s episode, Greg chats with U.S Triathlete, Taylor Knibb.

Taylor Knibb is 23 and has already taken the world by storm. Her win at the WTS Yokohama event at the start of 2021 earned her an Olympic spot for the US team in Tokyo. In Tokyo, her performance in the mixed relay was one of the most powerful performances of the day, earning herself, and her team the silver medal.

A few weeks after the Games, she went on a stampede. She placed 2nd at the Boulder 70.3. Second at the WTS Montreal. Won the WTS Grand Final in Edmonton, then smashed the incredible field at the Collins Cup in Samorin, Slovakia on a road bike with the fastest time by over 3 minutes, and then wrapped it up, by finishing 3rd at the Ironman 70.3 World Championships.

Add to that her Junior and U23 World Titles ... and wow ... the future of women’s triathlon is truly here.

Her current PTO World Ranking is 4th in the world – and that ranking does not include the Olympics or World series events.

On top of all that, she’s one of the sweetest, most down to earth women I’ve had the pleasure of meeting and getting to know.

15 fun rapid fire quick answer questions.

  1. What’s something new happening in your life right now?

  2. What are you currently watching on Netflix?

  3. First car you owned.

  4. How many episodes of the Greg Bennett Show have you listened to?

  5. Two most used apps on your phone?

  6. Your favorite cake flavors?

  7. What is your last Google search?

  8. What time of day are you most productive?

  9. First job?

  10. Pick one - Mixed relay, sprint distance, Olympic distance draft or non-draft, 70.3?

  11. Was the decision to go to a specific University difficult?

  12. Which decade of music is the best?

  13. If you could be transformed into one animal, which one would you choose?

  14. Where is somewhere you haven’t been, you’d like to go?

  15. Greatest movie of all-time?

timestamps

09:56 - Greg asks Taylor if she is pleased with all your career decisions she has had to make to date.

20:53 - Taylor talks about her time at University and being one of 10 (TEN!) family members to have previously attended Cornell university.

27:12 - Greg rewinds the clock with Taylor and they discuss her first triathlon, and her first run (at age 4!) plus her motivation to start entering races … and it wasn’t to win ...

31:16 - Taylor and Greg discuss her U23 World Championship versus her junior world titles.

36:04 - Greg asks Taylor about her race tactics.

38:17 - Taylor and Greg discuss the U.S Olympic team trials in 2019 and how Taylor prepared for Yokohama.

46:53 - What has been your biggest career highlight to date?

54:52 - Taylor talks through a typical training day.

1:02:54 - Greg and Taylor chat about how, at only 23 years of age being thrust onto the world triathlon stage … she optimizes her life ... from race nerves, to confidence and self belief.

1:09:27 - Greg asks Taylor, if she could sit and have a coffee with ANYONE in the world, who would it be …

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