We are joined by triathlon expert Thorsten Radde who provides some of the most in-depth analyses of pro Ironman racing and the Kona Points Ranking (KPR) in existence. Thorsten’s Ironman ratings, reports and more can be found all at www.trirating.com. He also recently launched a cool new triathlon podcast called IM Predictions, as well as a newsletter titled the KPR Observer.
On this show we meet and get to know Thorsten and all the cool triathlon-related things he has going on, then we dive right into the news with:
-A full in-depth recap of Ironman European Championships in Frankfurt, Germany, including the top names and results in the men’s and women’s races. See Thorsten’s race report here.
-Talk about the start timing issue for pro women: why is this such a problem, how it affects results, what can be done to solve it
-An up-to-date look at the KPR: who’s locked in, who’s a maybe, who’s a long shot, who is out for this year’s Big Dance in October?
-Getting into Kona as a male vs. female, and the numbers game with racing for points
-and much more!
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