Episode 314 is a Featured Performer Edition featuring Emma Jeffcoat (OLY) AUS Olympic Triathlete
Emma Jeffcoat is an Australian Olympic Triathlete who made her debut at the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games.
In this episode Emma discusses the poignant issue of comments that can destroy athletes and candidly shares some of the commentary that she’s received throughout her developing triathlon career and how that’s affected her over the years psychologically, health wise and performance wise.
What’s so great about Emma’s story is how she is going from strength to strength in showing those critics that when it comes to performance, ill-informed commentary and beliefs around body composition have no place.
Listen in as we delve into the following:
- How Emma entered Endurance Triathlon Sports
- Which Athlete Emma aspires to be like
- Career reflection and the key hurdles
- What she’s learnt through her coaching transition
- Key Moments in her journey up until Tokyo
- Emma’s Family and lead up to Tokyo Games
- Olympic Games Selection and experience
- Tokyo Race Reflection
- Coming home to quarantine for 14 days
- How she worked through the criticism
- Top 3 tips around fuelling
- What’s ahead for Emma
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“your strength, is your strength”
“be proactive, not reactive”
“dare to dream” – Mantra
“Aggressive” – Racing Style
“calm and relax” – being in the Zone
“Believe in yourself, stay humble and be daring” – Best advice
“Throw in something completely different to your weekly routine but something fun” – Physical Challenge
To follow Emma Jeffcoat
04:28 How Emma entered Endurance Triathlon Sports
07:45 Which Athlete Emma aspires to be like
09:35 Career reflection and the key hurdles
13:42 What she’s learnt through her coaching transition
17:04 Key Moments in her journey up until Tokyo
21:04 Emma’s Family and lead up to Tokyo Games
23:00 Olympic Games Selection and experience
29:00 Tokyo Race Reflection
34:10 Coming home to quarantine for 14 days
36:00 How she worked through the criticism
48:10 Top 3 tips around fuelling
53:50 Performance Round
1:00:14 Best Advice
1:01:45 Physical Challenge
1:03:40 What’s ahead for Emma
Gwen Jorgensen – 2016 Olympic Triathlon Champion, Episode 105 of the Physical Performance Show
Emma Moffat – Dual World Triathlon Series Champion, Episode 3 of the Physical Performance Show
Danielle Stefano – Head Coach & Director at ELOTIK Pro Triathlon
Alice Baquie – Physiotherapist, AB Online Pilates, Episode 299 of the Physical Performance Show
Novak Djokovic – Serbian Professional Tennis Player
Ash Barty – Australian Professional Tennis Player
Georgia Taylor Brown – 2020 World Triathlon Series Champion, Episode 241 of the Physical Performance Show
Vicky Holland – 2018 World Triathlon Series Champion, Episode 212 of the Physical Performance Show
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