Smurf & Smurfette Tri

Ultraman Anthony Ralph

May 24, 2021 Smurf & Smurfette Season 3 Episode 64
Smurf & Smurfette Tri
Ultraman Anthony Ralph
Show Notes

oin endurance athletes Smurf & Smurfette and their special guests as they talk through all things endurance sport, whether it be training, nutrition, balance, equipment, racing and much much more!

On this week's podcast, Smurf & Smurfette talk with Cairns triathletes Anthony Ralph who completed Ultraman Australia on May 8, 9 and 10. Ultraman Australia is a 3 day triathlon event held in Noosa and on the Sunshine Coast that includes;

DAY 1 - 10k Swim, 140km Bike
DAY 2 - 281.1km Bike
DAY 3 - 84.4km Double Marathon

We talk with Anthony about;

  • His history in triathlon and what inspired him to give an Ironman and then Ultraman a shot
  • The training in the lead up to Ultraman Australia, including 20+ hours a week fo swim, bike, run and strength work
  • The importance of the crew over the 3 days of Ultraman
  • Nutrition and pacing strategies over the 3 days
  • Recovering between days to maximise performance
  • The atmosphere of the event and the challenges faced

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