The Physical Performance Show: Kat Matthews – 2022 World Ironman Championship Silver Medallist

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In episode 330 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer shares a conversation with Kat Matthews, 2022 World Ironman Championship Silver Medallist in this Featured Performer Episode.

Kat Matthews is a British Endurance Triathlete currently serving in the British Army as a professional long-distance triathlete, she had previously served as a physiotherapist officer and has been a professional long course triathlete for just a few seasons.

Kat shares the origins of how she got started in the sport and how her early success is catalysed into two incredible performances, a silver medal at the World Ironman Triathlon Championships recently held in St. George, and 30 days later taking out the inaugural Sub 8 Sub 7 challenge completing the race in 7:31:54 seconds with an incredible off-the- bike run split of 2:46:09 for the marathon.

To listen to Episode 330:


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Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Kat’s bio
  • Kat’s recent triathlon success
  • Kat recounts her St George run that didn’t go to plan
  • Kat’s 2022 Calendar
  • Darkest Day in her Career
  • Kat’s advocacy for the sport
  • Balancing stress and expectations
  • Kat’s fuelling for performance
  • Kat’s strength and conditioning tips

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To follow Kat Matthews:

Website: @katrinamatthewstri
Instagram: @katr_matthews
Linkedin: @katrmatthews

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