The Physical Performance Show: Nick Gates – Professional Road Cyclist

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Episode 17: Professional Road Cyclist – Nick Gates

Brad Beer recently sat down with Professional Road Cyclist – Nick Gates for Episode 17 of The Physical Performance Show podcast.

Brad has a fire-side chat with Nick, discussing the highs and lows of his journey as a professional road cyclist.

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In this episode Nick shares:

  • How Nick started in cycling
  • Nick’s success in Europe
  • The limited media coverage of Tour de France in the early days
  • Nick’s serious injury in 1997
  • Working with the German team.
  • Olympic Games option
  • Starting in the Grand Tours
  • The current tour
  • Competing in 11 total Grand Tours
  • Why 2006 World Championships was Nick’s favourite race
  • Moto Pacing is great training
  • Getting back into Triathlons and Ironman’s
  • Who Nick admires

To follow Nick Gates

To follow Nick on social @NicholasGates1 (Twitter), @gatwick1 (Insta)

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1:00    Introduction to Nick Gates
2:55    Nick’s management of teams
4:40    How Nick started in cycling
8:40    How Nick ended up in Europe
10:25  Nick’s success in Europe
13:00  Media coverage of Tour de France in the early days
18:00  Nick’s serious injury in 1997
19:45  Working with the German team.
22:30  Olympic Games option
24:00  Starting in the Grand Tours
27:00  Nick’s Forte
30:00  The current tour
33:15   Nick has completed 11 total Grand Tours
34:00  Why 2006 World Championships was Nick’s favourite race
37:50  Moto Pacing is great training
38:30  Getting back into Triathlons and Ironmans
41:00  Who Nick admires
42:00  Finish

For questions and comments about this Episode

Send to the show host @Brad_Beer (Twitter)

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