The Physical Performance Show: 2021 Top 10 Featured Performers

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Featured Performers

In episode 304 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer shares the highlights and best of sections of the 2021 TOP 10 Featured Performers.

It is that time of year where we look back at the calendar year, and we review some of the highlights of our featured performers. In prior years we’ve labelled this episode “The Best of” where we’ve sourced feedback around popular episodes that really struck a chord with the learnings that were shared.

However, this year, we’ve just looked straight at the data, that is, the number of downloads per episode and today we review the top 10 most downloaded featured performer editions of 2021.

To listen to Episode 304:


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Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Adam Hansen – Professional Cyclist (29 Grand Tours) on his approach to Tapering
  • Dougal Allan – Multisport Champion & Head Coach DA Endurance on Athletes being Selfish and Self Focused
  • Tim Reed – 2016 Ironman 70.3 World Champion, 20x Ironman 70.3 Champion on Top 3 Mistakes athletes are making
  • Eloise Wellings (OLY) – 3x AUS 10,000m Champion, ‘Postpartum Return to Sport’ on keeping things flexible and fun
  • Greg Bennett (OLY) – 2002 & 2003 ITU World Cup Triathlon Series Champion on the Power of Passion, Consistency, self-awareness and acknowledgement
  • Simon Gerrans (OLY) – 4x winner Tour Down Under, Dual AUS Road Champ, Grand Tours multi stage winner on the importance of persevering through hardships
  • Kyle Chalmers (OAM) – 2016 Olympic Champion (100m free), 2020 Olympic silver medallist (100free) on mindset coaching
  • Genevieve Gregson & Patrick Tiernan – AUS Tokyo Recap: Gen on processing her trauma on Tokyo Olympic Games
  • Alistair Brownlee (MBE) -Dual Olympic Triathlon Champion (2012 & 2016); Author Relentless: Secrets of the Sporting Elite on his reflections 2016 Rio Olympic Games Triathlon and his best advise
  • Kristian Blummenfelt – ‘Dissecting the Ironman Triathlon World Record 7:21:12‘ (Current Olympic Triathlon & World Triathlon Series Champion) on uninterrupted training and body management

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“Be as fresh as possible going in.” – Adam Hansen
“Continue to factor in the bigger picture.” – Dougal Allan

Top 3 Mistakes athletes are making – Tim Reed
1. Not making time off
2. Not taking 2 days off
3. Not treating sport as one sport

“Being flexible and free and having grace with yourself is important so you can enjoy the process.” – Eloise Wellings
“Recognizing the strength in one another close to you is so empowering and that empowerment helps you follow your passion.” – Greg Bennett
“Resilience and perseverance is the real key.” – Simon Gerrans
“You need to believe no matter what that you could win.” – Kyle Chalmers
“I love what I do and I want to do it forever.” – Gen Gregson
“My body was just done, it was just given out on me every where.” – Patrick Tiernan
“Consistency, Consistency, Consistency” – Alistair Brownlee
“Be clever in the way your ramping up your training” – Kristian Blummenfelt

To follow Adam Hansen

Instagram: @adamhanseeno
Twitter:     @HansenAdam
YouTube: Adam Hansen

To follow Dougal Allan

Instagram: @dougal_allan
Twitter: @DougalAllan
Website: DougalAllan

Dougal Allen

To follow Tim Reed

Instagram: @timbo_reed
Twitter: @Timboreed
Website: TimReed Coaching
Instagram: @rpg_coaching

Tim Reed

To follow Eloise Wellings

Website: eloisewellings
Instagram: @elzywellings

Eloise Wellings

To follow Greg Bennett

Instagram: @thegregbennettshow

Greg Bennett

To follow Simon Gerrans

Website: The Service Course International
Instagram: @simongerrans
Twitter: @simongerrans
Podcast: Episode 282 of The Physical Performance Show  

Simon Gerrans

To follow Kyle Chalmers

Instagram:  @kyle_chalmers3
Swimming Profile: @swimmingaustralia
Podcast: Episode 284 of The Physical Performance Show  

Kyle Chalmers

To follow Genevieve Gregson

Instagram: @gengen_lacaze

To follow Patrick Tiernan

Instagram: @tiernan_pat
Athlete Profile: AthleticsAustralia

To follow Alistair Brownlee

Website: Brownlee Fitness Foundation: thebrownleefoundation

Alistair Brownlee

To follow Kristian Blummenfelt

Instagram: @kristianblu
Twitter: @kristianblu

Kristian Blummenfelt


00:00 Start
03:00 Adam Hansen
07:27 Dougal Allan 
11:34 Tim Reed
14:26 Eloise Wellings (OLY)
19:20 Greg Bennett (OLY)
23:55  Simon Gerrans (OLY)
27:50 Kyle Chalmers (OAM)
33:48 Genevieve Gregson & Patrick Tiernan
45:00 Alistair Brownlee (MBE)
52:45 Kristian Blummenfelt
1:00:20 Finish

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For questions and comments about this Episode Send to the Show Host @Brad_Beer (Twitter) or @brad_beer (Instagram)

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