This week we have Olympian, Ironman and Advocate, Sarah True as our guest this week. We got a chance to talk to her in Kona where she rocked up and sealed a 4th place to Daniella Ryf, Lucy Charles and Ann Hauge. We are going to get to inside scoop on how that race went down plus much, much more.
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If you haven't heard the interview, go back and listen to episode #151.
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We met Sarah in Kona and enjoyed her energy and spirit. We saw her come out of the swim with the first group of female pros. Later we saw her come into T2 with the first few riders. Later still we saw her run her way up to 3rd place going into the energy lab. We were stoked thinking we were going to have an American on the podium this year. All due respect to Switzerland, UK, and Germany - love you guys - USA is due. On the media stand we got the news that Ann Haug had pulled into 3rd place. Sarah held onto 4th. We had all sorts of questions. Did she go out on the run too fast? How was her nutrition? How was the heat affecting her?
About two weeks ago, an article came out from USAT about Sarah "Breaking the Stigma about Mental Health". We read the article, but we had a ton of questions. What is her experience in her own words? How common is depression and anxiety? How do athlete's experience it? What are it's causes? How do women and men deal with it? What are Sarah's recommendations for those dealing with depression? We want to ask all of these things of our guest.
Finally, we teased a video mid-week of Sarah at the 2012 London Olympics. Note that she had not yet married Ben True at this point, so she was racing under her maiden name Sarah Groff. If you watched the video, you know she came out of T2 in 7th place and battled her way up to running shoulder to shoulder with the other race leaders. It was an epic and gutsy performance. If you haven't seen it, make sure you either find the post on our social media handles or it will be here in the show notes. What was going on in Sarah's head during the race? How deep was she going to catch the group? Was she speeding up or were they slowing down?
Here to answer all of these questions and more is our new show friend, Sarah True!
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Seek professional help: People who love you, they want to help, but they don’t have the skills to do so. That is too much pressure on my husband (professional runner Ben True). Talk to a therapist.
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