Smurf & Smurfette Tri

Sunshine Coast 70.3 with Madi Roberts

September 21, 2021 Smurf & Smurfette Season 3 Episode 78
Smurf & Smurfette Tri
Sunshine Coast 70.3 with Madi Roberts
Show Notes

Join 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, we talk with champion age group triathlete Madi Roberts following her overall age group win at 70.3 Sunshine Coast. Madi blitzed the age group field taking out top female in a time of 4:20 and even finished fourth female overall including professional athletes. Madi has had an interesting triathlon journey to date and we talk with her about;

  • Growing up in Port Macquarie, the heart of Australian long course triathlon
  • Racing her first 70.3 World's on a road bike
  • Becoming 20-24 Age Group World Champion over the Standard Distance at the 2017 ITU World Championships in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Being named 2017/18 Triathlon Queensland Age Group Athlete of the Year 
  • Injuries and setbacks and how she overcame these
  • A short hiatus from triathlon to tackle marathon running
  • Getting back to triathlon with more setbacks and success
  • Her win at 70.3 Sunshine Coast
  • Preparation for her first Ironman at Ironman WA in Busselton this December
  • Turning pro in 2022

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