This week marks our 52nd podcast, which means that we are almost celebrating our first anniversary! To mark this special occasion, I have a very special guest today. A lady who will inspire you because of her athletic achievements all the while overcoming a very serious personal challenge.
Gill Fullen came to triathlon late, only completing her first triathlon in 2009. By 2011 she had represented GB at her age group in the world championships and completed her very first Ironman.
Since that time she has won World Championship Gold medals in duathlon at every distance from sprint to long distance. She has also won Gold medals at ITU world middle and long course triathlon, as well as her age group at the world 70.3 championships in 2015. On top of that she has raced at the Hawaii Ironman World Championships twice and this year she will return to the Big Island for a third time.
What makes this year so remarkable is that in 2016 she was diagnosed with breast cancer following a routine mammogram, after which she had a mastectomy and months of chemotherapy.
She completed her treatment just before Christmas 2016 and in July 2017 she won the Outlaw Full triathlon outright, setting a new course record of 9hrs 44 minutes. Just 3 months later she won her third slot to race in Kona at Ironman Barcelona. Gill is not just a remarkable athlete, she is also an amazing person. Settle down and listen in as we chat about:
To read the full article with Gill Fullen in Tri247 https://www.tri247.com/triathlon-features/interviews/gill-fullen-interview-cancer-strikes. You can also visit CancerFit.me website. If you want to communicate with Gill Fullen regarding cancer or triathlon please email email@example.com
Female Specific Nutrition * Simon Ward and Dina Griffin
PTO's Impact on Pro-Triathletes * Simon Ward with Jackson Laundry and Taylor Reid
Developing a Performance Mindset * Simon Ward and David Tilbury Davis
Optimising Human Performance * Simon Ward and Dr. Tommy Wood
Talking with the Chief Evangelist of TrainingPeaks * Simon Ward and Dirk Friel
What should my winter training plan look like? * Simon Ward
Menopause Questions Answered * Simon Ward and Dr. Juliet McGrattan
No holds barred as the Grumpy Old Coaches answer your questions * Simon Ward, Steve Lumley, Marc Laithwaite
How to live as healthy as possible for as long as possible * Simon Ward and Dr. Paul Clayton
The best way to stay consistent through winter * Simon Ward and Dr. Phil Maffetone
Why the gut is the second brain * Simon Ward and Bella Lindemann
Dave Scott opens up about depression, rinsing cottage cheese, and Simon's new hairstyle * Simon Ward and Dave Scott
I have some questions about polarised training * Simon Ward and Dr. Stephen Seiler part 2
Being inexhaustibly curious about polarised training * Simon Ward and Dr. Stephen Seiler
Sleep - Listener's questions answered * Simon Ward and Nick Littlehales
Some simple truths about nutrition * Simon Ward and Adam Feit
Sleep, the best training tool you have * Simon Ward and Nick Littlehales
Ironman training with Dan Plews * Simon Ward and Dan Plews
Exercise as Medicine * Simon Ward and Alan Couzens
Make time, or make excuses * Simon Ward and High Performing Human and IM Dan Williams
Fantasy Footballers - Fantasy Football Podcast
The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz
The MeatEater Podcast
Fantasy Football Today Podcast
The Everyday Sniper Podcast