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The Cooldown Podcast: What Happens After the Olympics?

Stef & Phil are joined by the Olympic champ, Flora Duffy.

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In July, Flora Duffy won Bermuda’s first ever Olympic gold medal. She’d spent her whole life and four Olympics to get there. And then the whirlwind after was so different (in a good way) from the daily grind of eat, sleep, train, repeat.

“What I didn’t think about was what would happen after if I actually won?”

Stef & Phil chat about how Olympic racing has changed in the last two decades, how perfect the Tokyo podium was, and how different the realities of life on the road are for triathlon v. other professional sports.

And Flora joins them from South Africa to give some insight into what it’s like now that the dust has settled and the reality of what she accomplished has sunk in. Where to from here?

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