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  • Transcript: Matthew Syed, author of Bounce (Max#26)

    Transcript: Matthew Syed, author of Bounce (Max#26)

    Music Kevin: Welcome to Maximise Potential the podcast to educate and motivate through a range of original interviews designed to help you maximise your potential. Brought to you in association with the award winning recruitment group Jenrick. Welcome to episode 26 of the Maximise Potential podcast. Matthew Syed has been an achiever all of his […]

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  • Max#23: Steve Morris, Morgan Motor Company Director of Operations

    Max#23: Steve Morris, Morgan Motor Company Director of Operations

    Morgan Motor Company is Britain’s sole surviving car manufacturer, yet far from just surviving, the car company is currently experiencing one of its most successful ever commercial periods and is being increasingly seen as one of Britain’s global success stories. Following on from our interview with Head Designer, Matt Humphries, featured on episode 21, we […]

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  • Transcript: Sam Brown – World Taekwon-Do Champion (Max#22)

    Transcript: Sam Brown – World Taekwon-Do Champion (Max#22)

    Welcome to the latest transcript of the very motivating interview with Sam Brown, the current World Taekwon-Do Champion. Sam is an excellent example of someone who has shown dedication to aim higher and be successful in life. Music Kevin: Welcome to Maximise Potential the podcast to educate and motivate through a range of original interviews […]

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  • Max#22: Sam Brown – World Taekwon-Do Champion

    Max#22: Sam Brown – World Taekwon-Do Champion

    Sam Brown is the current World Taekwon-Do Champion, achieving this incredible feat in the first ever World Championships to be held in the founding country of the martial art, Korea. In today’s interview with Maximise Potential, Sam shares the interesting journey he has taken over the last eight years in order for him to achieve […]

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  • INSPIRING PEOPLE: The Donald Driver Story

    INSPIRING PEOPLE: The Donald Driver Story

    Inspirational at the very least. Recommended to me is the inspiring story of Donald Driver, wide receiver of the Green Bay Packers, and his road to the NFL. This story proves how anyone can achieve what they want if they put their mind to it. By far the most inspirational player and person out´╗┐ there! […]

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  • Best Books to Motivate and Inspire you – Part 2

    Best Books to Motivate and Inspire you – Part 2

    Continuing on from the successful Linked IN Discussion, here is part 2 of suggestions from other Linked IN Members on the best books to motivate and inspire you, helping you be successful in life. Abdul I’m listening to an old but a very good audio book, The 8th Habit of Dr.Stephen R. Covey. Vinay As […]

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  • Transcript: Bonita Norris – How I became the Youngest British Woman to climb Mount Everest

    Transcript: Bonita Norris – How I became the Youngest British Woman to climb Mount Everest

    Here is the transcript of the motivating interview with Bonita Norris, the youngest British woman to climb Mount Everest, inspiring people to push themselves further to be successful in life. Music Kevin: Welcome to Maximise Potential the podcast to educate and motivate through a range of original interviews designed to help you maximise your potential. […]

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  • Max#18: Bonita Norris – How I became the Youngest British Woman to climb Mount Everest

    Max#18: Bonita Norris – How I became the Youngest British Woman to climb Mount Everest

    The lastest episode to be uploaded to the Maximise Potential Podcast is an incredibly inspiring interview with Bonita Norris, the youngest British women ever to climb Mount Everest at the age of 22, an incredible feat that took amazing courage and skill, inspiring people all over the World to maximise their own potential and be […]

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  • Transcript: Elliott Cole – ‘My first full season in triathlon’ (Max #16)

    Transcript: Elliott Cole – ‘My first full season in triathlon’ (Max #16)

    Here is another motivating interview with Elliott Cole, our aspiring triathlete as he talks in depth about how what it was like for him to compete in his first season in triathlon, helping other people maximise triathlon success and be successful in life. Music Kevin: Welcome to Maximise Potential the podcast to educate and motivate […]

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  • INSPIRING PEOPLE: Father and son race in the Ironman (Team Hoyt)

    INSPIRING PEOPLE: Father and son race in the Ironman (Team Hoyt)

    A son asked his father, ‘Dad, will you take part in a marathon with me?’ The father who, despite having a heart condition said ‘yes.’ They went on to complete the marathon together. However, the son, Rick, was born a spastic quadriplegic with cerebral palsy, which means that entering a race together is far removed […]

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  • Max#16: Elliott Cole – “my first full season in triathlon”

    Max#16: Elliott Cole – “my first full season in triathlon”

    Today’s interview is with Triathlete, Elliott Cole who is giving us his regular training and event diary update. In this interview Elliott discusses: How well he competed in the London Triathlon 2010 How important the Maximise Potential Podcast has been in keeping him motivated throughout the season How he motivates himself towards maximising his own […]

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  • Transcript: Greg Searle – Olympic and World Championship Rower (Max#15)

    Transcript: Greg Searle – Olympic and World Championship Rower (Max#15)

    Here is the transcript of the motivating interview with inspiring sports star Greg Searle, Olympic and World Championship Rower sharing his inspiring story helping other people be successful in life. Music Kevin: Welcome to Maximise Potential the podcast to educate and motivate through a range of original interviews designed to help you maximise your potential. […]

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  • Max#15: Greg Searle – Olympic & World Champion Rower

    Max#15: Greg Searle – Olympic & World Champion Rower

    One of the key objectives of the Maximise Potential Podcast is to bring our audience real stories of success from real people, with the goal of inspiring others to take positive action in their lives in order to be motivated and successful. Today’s interview is no exception as I am extremely proud to welcome our […]

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  • INSPIRING PEOPLE: Paraplegic James Wood to Swim Channel

    INSPIRING PEOPLE: Paraplegic James Wood to Swim Channel

    I’ve been hearing about this guy a lot in the news recently and wanted to share the story with everyone. What an inspiration he is. We at Maximise Potential wish James the very best of luck in his incredible challenge today. Here’s the article I read from the Spinal Injuries Association website: On Wednesday the […]

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  • INSPIRING PEOPLE: Man with no arms and no legs crosses Channel 10 hours ahead of schedule

    INSPIRING PEOPLE: Man with no arms and no legs crosses Channel 10 hours ahead of schedule

    I saw this article over the weekend and just had to share it with everyone on Maximise Potential. I think it’s a great inspiration to us all. Last updated at 11:28 AM on 20th September 2010 A man with no arms and no legs was today celebrating becoming the first to swim across the English […]

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  • Transcript: Elliott Cole Triathlete, Diary Update (Max#9)

    Transcript: Elliott Cole Triathlete, Diary Update (Max#9)

    Here is the transcript of the motivating interview with Elliott Cole, our budding triathlete training to compete in the 2016 Olympics, sharing his practical fitness tips to help others in maximising triathlon success to be successful in life. Music: Kevin: Welcome back to the Maximise Potential podcast, the podcast which enables you to maximise your […]

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  • Transcript: Media Wisdom Interview Part 2 (Max#8)

    Transcript: Media Wisdom Interview Part 2 (Max#8)

    Welcome to the transcript of the second inspiring interview (Max#8) with Media Wisdom Photography, motivating people to start their own business. In this interview, Abi gives excellent advice for small business owners sharing her understanding of successful management styles inspiring and educating others to reach their goals in becoming high achievers. Kevin: Welcome back to […]

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  • Transcript: Giles Christopher, Media Wisdom Photography (Max#7)

    Transcript: Giles Christopher, Media Wisdom Photography (Max#7)

    Here is the transcript of the first part interview with Giles Christopher of Media Wisdom Photography. Giles draws on how he became motivated to start his own business offering excellent advice for others helping them to be successful in their own life and business. Music Welcome back to the Maximise Potential podcast, the podcast which […]

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  • Transcript: Pen Hadow – Life after Solo (Max#13)

    Transcript: Pen Hadow – Life after Solo (Max#13)

    Here’s the transcript of the final motivating interview with famous explorer Pen Hadow. To be successful in life, Pen shares his inspiring story on the lessons he learnt from his explorations and his ventures to help him to succeed in his personal and business life, inspiring people to become successful in their own life, career […]

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  • Transcript: Pen Hadow – “how I walked 440 miles to the North Pole and claimed my place in history” (Max#12)

    Transcript: Pen Hadow – “how I walked 440 miles to the North Pole and claimed my place in history” (Max#12)

    Here is the transcript of Max#12, the motivating interview with Pen Hadow, Record Breaking Polar Explorer. He discusses his life after his Solo trek, how it changed him, what he learnt from the experience and how he has put those into not just his personal life but also his business life. The interview is designed […]

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  • Transcript: Pen Hadow – “you can achieve any goal you set your mind to” (Max#11)

    Transcript: Pen Hadow – “you can achieve any goal you set your mind to” (Max#11)

    Here’s the transcript of the second installment with famous Explorer, Pen Hadow. In this motivating interview he discusses how you can achieve any goal if you put your mind to it inspiring people to be successful in life. Music Kevin: Welcome to Maximise Potential the podcast to educate and motivate through a range of original […]

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  • Max#13: Pen Hadow – “how I maximise my potential”

    Max#13: Pen Hadow – “how I maximise my potential”

    In our final interview with record-breaking polar explorer Pen Hadow we discuss: How Pen’s life changed when he returned home after his record-breaking feat. What his achievements taught him with regards to the need for work/life balance. How ‘Maximising one’s Potential’ is all within the mind. The model Pen applies in his own life to […]

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  • MAXIMISE POTENTIAL PODCAST – #2 in latest i-tunes charts

    MAXIMISE POTENTIAL PODCAST – #2 in latest i-tunes charts

    After just 12 episodes we are amazed to see that the Maximise Potential Podcast is mixing it with the best on i-tunes! The latest charts have been released and Maximise Potential is ranked as the 2nd most popular podast within Careers. Jenrick is the leading sponsor of the podcast, which only started back in May […]

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  • Max#12: Pen Hadow – “how I walked 440 miles to the North Pole and claimed my place in history”

    Max#12: Pen Hadow – “how I walked 440 miles to the North Pole and claimed my place in history”

    In this interview with record-breaking polar explorer Pen Hadow we discuss: Pen’s successful trek to the North Pole, solo and without re-supply, where he made history by becoming the first (and only) person to do so. How he had to dig deeper into his mental and physical resources than he had ever done so before […]

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  • Inspiring People: JK Rowling “How I deal with failure”

    Inspiring People: JK Rowling “How I deal with failure”

    JK Rowling has easily become one of the most successful and inspiring people on the planet due to the popularity of the Harry Potter books and films. Many people have found her Harvard acceptance speach particularly motivating and inspirational, mainly due to her description of how she approaches and overcomes failure: These videos were recommended […]

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  • Transcript: Pen Hadow, dealing with failure (Max#10)

    Transcript: Pen Hadow, dealing with failure (Max#10)

    Here is the first transcript of the motivating interview with Record Breaking Polar Explorer, Pen Hadow, as he shares his inspiring story on how he dealt with failure on his challenging Solo trek to the North Pole. He also draws on how to remian positive at tough times, something he had to contend with repeatedly […]

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  • Max#11: Pen Hadow – “you can achieve any goal you set your mind to”

    Max#11: Pen Hadow – “you can achieve any goal you set your mind to”

    This is our second interview with record-breaking polar explorer Pen Hadow where he discusses: how his desire to constantly challenge himself, even as a child, had – and still has – a massive bearing on his life also how it made him accustomed to being totally out of his comfort zone AND gave him the […]

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  • Elliott Cole Update: 8th August London Triathlon

    Elliott Cole Update: 8th August London Triathlon

    In racing there are bad days and then there are bad days, unfortunately for me the 2010 Challenger World London Triathlon was a bad day. As this race marks the 12 month anniversary since my first ever triathlon and with it being the biggest triathlon in the world I’d been looking forward to the race […]

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  • Max#10: Pen Hadow, Polar Explorer – ‘how I deal with failure’

    Max#10: Pen Hadow, Polar Explorer – ‘how I deal with failure’

    Pen Hadow became the first man in the world to walk unsupported and without re-supply to the North Pole in 2003 – a feat which many have tried to emulate and all have failed. To this day, it is his name alone that is in the record books for completing this incredible journey, which has […]

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  • Elliott Cole Update: 25th July Dextro Energy Hyde Park Triathlon

    Elliott Cole Update: 25th July Dextro Energy Hyde Park Triathlon

    Olympic fever swept across the humble surroundings of Hyde Park on the weekend of 24th & 25th July when the Dextro Energy ITU Triathlon rolled in to town with over 2,000 world class athletes descending on London for Round 5 of the 2010 Dextro Energy ITU Triathlon World Championships. As this race uses virtually the […]

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  • Transcript: Elliott Cole, Triathlete – diary update (Max#5)

    Transcript: Elliott Cole, Triathlete – diary update (Max#5)

    Here is the transcript of one of the on-going motivating interviews with Elliott Cole, our aspiring triathlete, as we follow him in his triathlete training as he offers his top tips on maximising triathlon success. Kevin: So welcome back to the Maximize Potential podcast, the podcast that allows you to maximize your career, business, and […]

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  • Max#9: Elliott Cole Triathlete – diary update

    Max#9: Elliott Cole Triathlete – diary update

    Today’s interview is with Triathlete, Elliott Cole who is giving us his regular training and event diary update. In this interview Elliott discusses how well he competed in his first two Olympic Distance Triathlons for the season, as well as highlighting some excellent (yet so simple) fitness tips for people to implement to take advantage […]

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  • Max#8: Maximising a business in a saturated marketplace (Media Widsom interview part 2)

    Max#8: Maximising a business in a saturated marketplace (Media Widsom interview part 2)

    Today’s interview the second in our series with Award Winning Photographic Company, Media Wisdom, with today’s episode being with Abi Cockcroft, joint-founder and owner of the company. Abi talks specifically about how Media Widsom was launched, 9 years ago, into an already saturated and heavily competitive marketplace. She explains the approach they have used to […]

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  • Elliott Cole Update: 4th July Steelman Triathlon

    Elliott Cole Update: 4th July Steelman Triathlon

    Dorney Lake in Eton is renowned for being windy on the calmest of days but Sunday 4th July were without doubt the windiest conditions I’ve ever raced in. Sunday 4th July saw the annual Human Race Steelman Triathlon take place at the Olympic rowing facility in Eton with 700 athletes entered for the event. On […]

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  • Elliott Cole Update: 2010 Nokia Windsor Triathlon

    Elliott Cole Update: 2010 Nokia Windsor Triathlon

    There aren’t many Sunday morning’s where you look forward to the alarm going off at 5am but Sunday 13th June was one of them as this particular Sunday saw the 20th annual running of the Nokia Windsor Triathlon, a race I’d been looking forward to for months. The Nokia Windsor Triathlon is one of the […]

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  • Transcript: Steve Davies, Management Consultant (part 2 of2)

    Transcript: Steve Davies, Management Consultant (part 2 of2)

    Podcast #6: Steve Davies, Management Consultant Pt. II – Spring ’10 Transcript provided by: A Writer’s Magic awritersmagic@gmail.com Kevin: Welcome back to the Maximise Potential podcast, the podcast which enables you to maximise your career, business, and life potential through listening to a range of motivating interviews. Hello everybody and welcome back to Episode six […]

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  • Max#7: Giles Christopher, Founder of Media Wisdom Photography

    Max#7: Giles Christopher, Founder of Media Wisdom Photography

    Today’s interview is with Giles Christopher, founder and owner of Media Wisdom Photography. Giles talks about the highs and lows of his early career in the movie and film business before moving on to discuss his motivations for starting his own business. Giles is not only interesting, but is also an incredibly passionate and articulate […]

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  • Transcript: Lake Swimming & Competition Update

    Transcript: Lake Swimming & Competition Update

    Kevin: So welcome back to the Maximize Potential podcast, the podcast that allows you to maximize your career, business, and life potential by listening to a range of motivating interviews. Hello everyone! Welcome back to episode five of the Maximise Potential podcast. Today we’re catching up with Elliott Cole our aspiring triathlete and today we […]

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  • Elliott Cole Update: 2010 Blenheim Triathlon

    Elliott Cole Update: 2010 Blenheim Triathlon

    There’s an old saying in triathlon, ‘Never try anything new on race day…’ That saying applies to nutrition, technique or equipment and is unfortunately a phrase I chose to ignore and something I would later regret ahead of the 2010 Blenheim Triathlon on Sunday 6th June where almost 6000 competitors took to the picturesque grounds […]

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  • Elliott Cole: 2010 Enduro Challenge Sponsorship

    Elliott Cole: 2010 Enduro Challenge Sponsorship

    The time has come for me to ask each and every one of you to have a dig around in your pockets for anything you can spare for a great cause. For those of you that saw my blog on 23rd April , you’ll know that I am competing in the 2010 Enduro Challenge for […]

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  • Max#6: Steve Davies, Management Consultant (part 2 of 2)

    Max#6: Steve Davies, Management Consultant (part 2 of 2)

    Hello everyone and welcome back to episode 6 of the Maximise Potential Podcast and part 2 of our interview with global management consultant, Steve Davies. In the first interview Steve spoke at length about how he maximised his own career and the advice he would give to others wishing to maximise their own career and […]

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  • Max#5: Elliott Cole Triathlete – lake swimming and competition update

    Max#5: Elliott Cole Triathlete – lake swimming and competition update

    Today’s interview is with Triathlete, Elliott Cole. Today Elliott gives us an insight into the importance of Lake Swimming within his training regime, as well focusing in on why sleep is such an important part of your health. Elliott also answers questions regarding what running shoes he uses, what make and model of bike he […]

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  • Max#4: Steve Davies, Management Consultant Interview (part 1 of 2)

    Max#4: Steve Davies, Management Consultant Interview (part 1 of 2)

    Today’s interview is with global managment consultant, Steve Davies, who is one of the most energic and creative strategic management consultants of recent times and has been instrumental in the development of global brands such as X-Box, Sony Ericsson phones, O2 and was also part of the initial team who invented Bluetooth Technology. Our aim […]

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  • Elliott Cole Update: Eton 1/2 Distance Triathlon

    Elliott Cole Update: Eton 1/2 Distance Triathlon

    Well sun cream was the order of the day at the Eton 1/2 distance triathlon on Saturday 22nd May at the Olympic rowing centre Dorney Lake in Eton. With a slightly later race start than usual (11.20am) the temperature was reaching the mid 20′s before the gun went off to let the under 30′s Age […]

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  • Max#3: Maximise your Job Interviews (Part 2 of 2)

    Max#3: Maximise your Job Interviews (Part 2 of 2)

    Top 10 job interview hints and tips (Part 2 of 2); this podcast offers interview advice when job hunting, ensuring you have the best interview possible. The podcast features an interview with Jo Taylor, Jenrick Group Marketing Executive who, along with Philip Fanthom, Managing Director of Jenrick IT, recently vounteered their time at Kingston University’s […]

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  • Elliott Cole Update: Running, coughing and puffing to 3rd Fastest Run Split

    Elliott Cole Update: Running, coughing and puffing to 3rd Fastest Run Split

    Well it’s definitely been a difficult few weeks. Struck down at the beginning of last week with a nasty virus for a day which left me in bed with cold sweats one minute and then boiling hot the next; that then turned into a cold which I had for a week which then turned into […]

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  • Transcript: Top 10 Tips for Maximising your job interview potential

    Transcript: Top 10 Tips for Maximising your job interview potential

    Kevin: So welcome back again to the Maximise Potential podcast. Today I’m going to be interviewing Jo Taylor who is the group marketing executive for the Jenrick Recruitment Group. Jo and Philip Fanthom who is MD of Jenrick IT recently Volunteer their time over at Kingston University to help graduates in what is called a […]

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  • Max#2: Maximise your job interviews (part 1 of 2)

    Max#2: Maximise your job interviews (part 1 of 2)

    Top 10 job interview hints and tips; this podcast offers exclusive interview advice when job hunting, ensuring that you are able to prepare yourself in a manner to enable you to have the best interview possible. Job interviews are extremely stressful, especially if you have been in the same job for a number of years […]

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  • Max#1: Elliott Cole Triathlete – introduction

    Max#1: Elliott Cole Triathlete – introduction

    Interview #1 with aspiring triathlete, Elliott Cole. Elliott is aiming to qualify for the 2011 World Triathlon Championships - and we are following him, every step of the way!

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  • Elliott Cole Update: Winter Duathlon 3 April 2010

    Elliott Cole Update: Winter Duathlon 3 April 2010

    A much better result than March Winter Duathlon.. 6th overall in a time of 01:07:36 (8 minutes quicker than March) and the field was a lot more competitive than before with 2 of the guys that finished in front of me both being full time athletes and racing for team GB so it’s an awesome […]

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