Smurf & Smurfette Tri

The Smurf Guest House - Glenn Skinner (TCR)

April 21, 2019 Smurf & Smurfette Season 1 Episode 13
Smurf & Smurfette Tri
The Smurf Guest House - Glenn Skinner (TCR)
Show Notes

Smurf and Smurfette are Age Group Triathletes, juggling their professional careers with Ironman Triathlon training on the road to Ironman Cairns 2019. This week, we welcome our first coach and race organiser on to the Smurf & Smurfette Podcast. Glenn Skinner is part owner and coach with TCR based in Yeppoon in Central Queensland. Glenn is also one of the key organisers of the Yeppoon Triathlon Festival and Yeppoon Running Festival. In this week's episode, we talk with Glenn about;

> How Glenn got into the sport of triathlon
> Juggling work as a triathlon coach and event organiser with family life
> Glenn's athletic background, first 70.3 and first Ironman (all great stories!)
> Building TCR from the ground up - starting with just a few athletes
> Glenn's coaching philosophy, particularly regarding patience and enjoyment
> The work that goes into organising a race, particularly a triathlon
> The development of triathlon and junior development in regional areas
> The challenges of working as a coach with age group triathletes
> The importance of communication in coaching athletes, face-to-face and from afar
> All about Yeppoon Triathlon Festival in July of this year

Showlinks
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