Nate Zarlengo is coming into Kona already having overcome a big obstacle. After so many hard hours training and preparing, hitting a car on his bike days before the race is the last thing he expected. Regardless, he is not going to let it slow him down. Tune in to hear Nate’s experience and his feelings going into IRONMAN World Championships.

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Topics covered in this episode

  • Nate’s start in triathlon
  • Nate by the numbers
  • Managing work, travel, family, and triathlon
  • Nate’s nutrition strategy
  • Dealing with hitting a car days before the race
  • How Nate heat trained for Kona
  • Nate’s support team
  • Who will win Ironman World Champs this year?

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Jonathan Lee

Jonathan Lee is a Level II USA certified cycling coach and the host of the Ask a Cycling Coach podcast. His background in the sport of motocross has translated into a passion for cycling, mountain biking and all things training. If you have a training question, submit your question for Jonathan to answer on the next episode of TrainerRoad’s podcast.