The Physical Performance Show: Amanda Spratt (OLY) – 3x National Road & Dual World Road Cycling Champ Medalist
In episode 324 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer shares a conversation with Amanda Spratt 3x National Road & Dual World Road Cycling Champ Medalist in this Featured Performer Episode.
Amanda Spratt is a 3 x Australian Cycling Olympian having represented Australia at Tokyo 2020, Rio 2016 and London 2012 Olympic Games. Amanda is a Dual World UCI Championship medalist picking up silver in the road race in 2018 and then bronze in 2019. She is an original team BikeExchange–Jayco rider, a 2 x Tour Downunder champion and a 3 x National Road Race Champion 2012, 2016 and 2020.
On this episode Amanda shares around her career highs lows and learnings and the challenges she faced overcoming a condition ‘Iliac Artery Endofibrosis’. Amanda outlines the long road to recovery that she’s still on following her diagnosis just after the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games where she recounts how things didn’t quite go to plan.
To listen to Episode 324:
Listen in as we delve into the following:
- How Amanda was inspired to start cycling
- Her Career Highlight
- What Amanda has learnt from Annameik
- Her Darkest Day in her Career
- Amanda discusses her diagnosis, treatment and surgery of Iliac Artery Endofibrosis
- Amanda’s journey back to Cycling
- Amanda’s tips for Fueling & Hydration
- Amanda’s Key Training Sessions
- What training / monitoring metrics Amanda uses to look at progression
- Amanda’s Upcoming Events
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