Episode 185

Sophie Coldwell: But what if it goes right?

Sophie Coldwell is having her best season to date in the World Triathlon Championship Series, with her eyes firmly set on qualifying for her first Olympics. She won her first WTCS race in Yokohama finished second in Abu Dhabi. The 28 year old has come a long way since doing her first triathlon two decades ago, when she was 8 years old...

You'll hear:

  • About Sophie's 2023 season, with a win at WTCS Yokohama
  • Her thoughts about qualifying for the Paris Olympics which feels 'agonisingly close'
  • Visualisation - why Sophie uses it but how she hadn't visualised winning
  • Confidence as an athlete and what if it goes wrong Vs what if it goes right?
  • Training Loughborough
  • The power of enough and that feeling of 'what more could you have done?'
  • How are the chickens
  • Life outside of triathlon and finding that balance while trying to qualify for Olympics.

Find out more about this week's guest:

Sophie Coldwell Instagram

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Helen has been working in triathlon for a decade as an athlete, coach and broadcaster.

Helen hosts the Inside Tri Show podcast bringing you awesome interviews from triathlon and beyond