Sarah True is just a wonderful human being. Simple. I have so much respect for her and it was glorious to actually sit down over a cup of water and have a good natter.
07:00 Why she's been back at school this year as she prepares for her career after triathlon and why she's applying for a doctorate in clinical psychology
"As you get older it's hard to anticipate what you are going to want to do. Where I thought I was going to be ten years from now is totally different to where I am and I am so grateful that I've had the time to do that."
"I will be in school for another five years which is overwhelming but it's worth it. I am really interested by the subject matter and there is a clear goal in mind , to get my doctorate, so I can start working with patients."
17:23 Her belief that triathlon is actually a mis-fit for her
18:36 Why talking so openly about her own mental health struggles has helped her as an athlete.
25:52 Why she didn't race in Daytona and isn't a member of the PTO.
40:42 Sarah talks about what happened at Ironman Frankfurt when she collapsed just before the finish line. She also admits that listening to her coach Dan Lorang would have been wise.
46:33 Sarah explains why retiring as a professional athlete is so hard.
47:50 We talk about professional athletes coaching amateur athletes. "We are so focussed on ourselves that it's hard to relate to others."
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