The Cooldown Podcast: Ironman Tattoos, Pro Tri on TV, and Back to the Basics

Brad Culp joins Stef & Phil to debate the future of the sport.

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In this third episode of The Cooldown—our limited run podcast from Stef Hanson, of Witsup, and Phil Wrochna—columnist Brad Culp joins them to debate pro triathlon, dream-wrecking, and Ironman tattoos. Is the future in the PTO, Super League, or Ironman? How do niche sports make money? Do the pro ranks need to be culled?

“Your dreams are going to get shattered, kids. Professional sports are not for everybody.”

Brad, who has worked for World Triathlon and Ironman, also reveals he has an M-dot tattoo. Good idea or bad idea?

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