140 FTP to IRONMAN AG Win with Sika Henry – Successful Athletes Podcast 24

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Sika Henry is determined to succeed and is changing the face of IRONMAN triathlon. From her roots in collegiate track & field to her rapid improvement in triathlon, Sika has created a strong process of improvement that will see her become the first African-American woman to hold a pro card in IRONMAN triathlon. Tune in to find out how this Age-Group winner improves and pushes through adversity, including a near-career ending crash and competing unexpectedly at the 2019 IRONMAN World Championships in Kona, HI.

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TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE:

  • Sika’s background in collegiate track and field
  • How Sika got started in running
  • Why triathlon made Sika a faster runner
  • Managing fear around racing triathlon
  • How triathlon training differs from only run training
  • How Sika started cycling with no prior experience
  • Why Sika’s mindset helps her improve so quickly
  • Sika’s tips to make improvements in the swim
  • How to make triathlon more inclusive
  • What it takes to get a pro card in triathlon
  • Dealing with a race-ending crash
  • Facing the challenge of racing after a big crash
  • Sika’s first experience at IRONMAN World Champs in Kona, HI
  • Sika’s goals for her coming races

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