Race special: Joe Skipper and Katrina Matthews win Ironman UK 2021
Helen brings you a race special from Ironman UK this week, with post-race interviews from winners Joe Skipper and Katrina Matthews. Second place finisher Nikki Bartlett, along with Chantal Cummings and Leon Chevalier who both finished third also stop and chat to Helen. Plus she speaks to British pros Elliot Smales (4th) and Adam Bowden (5th), as well as coach Rob Cheetham, who is husband to Susie Cheetham.
09:21 Joe Skipper interview 'it was the hardest I've ever had to dig for a win'
12:09 Female winner Kat Matthews 'it was so hard, it was so hard'
18:40 Leon Chevalier 'it was a world of pain' interview
23:58 Rob Cheetham, Leon's coach, gives the perspective from a coach's point of view 'I thought it would be less stressful when it's not your wife, but it was equally as nervous'
28:34 British pro Elliot Smales talks us through his second ever Ironman 'it is in my back garden, it would be weird not to do it. I was in a really dark place'
33:45 New pro Chantal Cummings talks about the 'savage course' and why a significant life event means she is more worried about being happy than earning thousands.
38:20 Adam Bowden, 5th, talks about the 'big test' to see if he could back up his Ironman debut in Tulsa.
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