The Physical Performance Show: Georgia Taylor-Brown, 2020 World Triathlon Series Champion
In episode 241 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer shares a conversation with Georgia Taylor-Brown, 2020 World Triathlon Series Champion on this featured performer episode.
Georgia Taylor-Brown took out the recent World Triathlon series one day championship held in Hamburg being crowned the 2020 World Triathlon Series Champion. In 2012, Georgia won the Junior World Duathlon Championships in Nancy, Georgia then burst into the World Triathlon scene in 2017 winning the Madrid World Cup by almost a minute, with an incredible run off the bike before finishing fourth in the under 23 World Championships also at Rotterdam that year. In 2018 and 2019, Georgia finished third overall in the World Triathlon series rankings across those respective years.
Georgia has picked up multiple podiums across World Triathlon series races, and in 2019 at the Tokyo Olympic test event, crossed the line with fellow British compatriot Jess Learmonth in a victory at the time that was later disputed on a technicality.
In this week’s episode Georgia shares around highs, lows and learnings including her top three tips for female endurance athletes, navigating the junior years with success in sport, listening to our bodies and enjoying ourselves along the way.
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Listen in as we delve into the following:
- Introduction to Georgia Taylor-Brown
- How to reconcile the emotions of a turbulent year
- Successful training while in lockdown
- Why Georgia started in triathlons
- Darkest day in athletic career
- Georgia’s team support and success
- Training on feeling
- Top 3 tips for Female endurance athletes
- Strength and conditioning program
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Best Recovery Tip: Protein
Best Advice: “Enjoy everything that you do and surround yourself with people that push you to achieve your dream.”
Physical Challenge: “40 burpee Sunday Challenge”
- Listen to your body and personalise your program
- Don’t get carried away
- Have fun with it!
1:55 Introduction to Georgia Taylor Brown
3:50 How to reconcile the emotions of a turbulent year
9:45 Successful training while in lockdown
19:26 Why Georgia started in triathlons
23:48 Darkest day in athletic career
27:20 Georgia’s team support and success
30:12 Training on feeling
33:56 Top 3 tips for Female endurance athletes
39:30 Strength and conditioning program
44:53 Performance Round
50:58 Being in the zone
55:00 Best Advice
- Georgia’s Physiotherapist Oli Williamson featured across two Expert Editions Episode 239 Part 1 and Episode 240 Part 2 ‘Navigating Triathlon & Endurance Sports Injuries’
- Georgia’s victory in the 2020 Hamburg World Triathlon Series Championships
- Tokyo 2019 Olympic Test Event finish with team mate Jess Learmonth and disqualification
Katie Zaferes (former world champion) – Episode 159 of The Physical Performance Show
Oli Williamson, Senior Physiotherapist, British Triathlon ‘Navigating Triathlon & Endurance Sports Injuries – Episode 239 of The Physical Performance Show
Simone Biles – Artistic Gymnast
Jess Learmonth – British Triathlete