Tag: Peter Reid
Peter Reid is a part of a very small club. Only four men in the history of the Ironman World Championship have won three or more titles: Dave Scott, Mark Allen, Craig Alexander, and Canada’s Peter Reid. With his three Ironman World Titles and 10 total Ironman wins in his career, Peter recently found out that he will become the first triathlete to be inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in November. Peter came on with Huddle and me to talk about his transformation from a guy who could barely swim 25 yards in a pool without stopping to becoming the very best long distance triathlete in the world.
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Peter Reid decided that he needed to do a little solo training on the Big Island before the 2005 Ironman, living in a little cabin up at 6,000. This hour long interview provides some valuable insight into the mind of the three-time Ironman World Champion.
Peter Reid 2005 59 min.
Peter Reid won ten Ironman titles in his career with three of them coming in Kona. The sound bite leading into this interview says it all.
Peter Reid 2006 44 min.
Among his ten Ironman wins, Peter Reid won the Ford Ironman World Championship three times. Among his nine finishes in Kona, he had three wins, three seconds, one third and two fourths. As he approached his 37th birthday, he could feel that it was time to hang up his racing bike and retire from the sport. In this interview from Sunday night September 17th, Peter talks candidly about his battles with Tim DeBoom and Luc Van Lierde in Kona, his respect from Thomas Hellriegel, what he learned from Ironman legend Mark Allen and when he knew it was finally time to move on.
Three- time Ironman champion Peter Reid learned over time what it took to win the biggest prize in his sport, the Ironman Triathlon World Championship. In this full hour interview he goes through how he changed his mind set -and his training- to make sure he got to Kona ready to rock and roll. His stories about his time living and training on the Big Island are legendary.