Swim Smooth

Swim Smooth

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Welcome to Swim Smooth, where amazing things happen. In the show we aim to bring our highly popular blog www.feelforthewater.com to life with tips, tricks and techniques to help you maximise your swimming efficiency and enjoyment in the water. The show’s hosts, Adam Young and Paul Newsome, will have interviews with a wide-range of athletes from the very top of the sport to the everyday heroes that espouse what the Swim Smooth philosophy is all about. Thanks for listening!
12 - Dave Scott, 6-time Hawaii Ironman World Champion
Feb 1 • 112 min
Is there anyone more synonymous with the sport of triathlon, the Ironman distance, and performance at the very highest level than Dave Scott? If he were British, he’d be a “Sir” for sure…in fact, I think we should simply refer to him as Sir Dave Scott,…
11 - Matt Koorey, Beyond Your Boundaries
Jan 31 • 144 min
Today we speak with Coach Matt Koorey about all things swim and triathlon coaching, starting with a deep-dive into the anxieties and phobias many of us have around swimming in the open water but are often too embarrassed to admit to and talk about.…
10 - Simon Lessing, 5-time World Triathlon Champion and total legend of the sport of TRI!
Jan 26 • 168 min
This raw, lengthy (2h45m!) and in-depth interview with Simon Lessing, 5-time ITU World Triathlon Champion - and Head Coach, Paul Newsome’s former training partner - is over 18 years in the making and over a decade since he gave his last audio interview,…
9 - Joe Skipper: PRO Ironman and Swim Smooth Guru user
Jan 17 • 128 min
In today’s show we chat with Joe Skipper, multiple Ironman podium finisher, Ironman UK winner and 7th place Hawaii Ironman finisher. Joe is basing himself over here in sunny Perth with the Swim Smooth Perth Squad for the southern hemisphere summer after…
8 - Professor Greg Whyte OBE - Achieving the Impossible
Jan 2 • 107 min
Happy New Year! Here’s the podcast you need to kick start your 2019 with a massive bang! Today, we’re very lucky to be talking with Professor Greg Whyte OBE - a legend in the Sports and Exercise Science world and a guy who has helped raise in excess of…
7 - an interview with the Queens of ÖtillÖ SwimRun, Annika Ericsson & Kristin Larsson
Dec 22, 2018 • 88 min
Ever wondered what this crazy-looking new sport of SwimRun is all about? You know, the world’s biggest growth endurance sport that is turning heads and being rated as the single-hardest one day endurance event on the planet? Yeah, that one where you see…
6 - interview with Andy Blow, Precision Hydration - tips on better hydration for endurance
Dec 19, 2018 • 83 min
Today we are joined by Head Coach Paul Newsome’s long-time friend, fellow Bath University Sport & Exercise Science graduate, British triathlon team member, founder of www.precisionhydration.com (to name but one of his many exciting ventures!), and most…
5 - an interview with the world’s fastest female Ironman swimmer, Lucy Charles and her coach
Dec 10, 2018 • 80 min
What an amazing interview we have lined up for you today with the fastest ever female Ironman swimmer, Lucy Charles (UK) and her coach and partner, Reece Barclay (also a professional triathlete)! Interestingly enough, Swim Smooth’s Head Coach, Paul…
4 - The History of Swim Smooth - an extended special to celebrate our 14th birthday!
Nov 28, 2018 • 117 min
You might find the supporting links, articles and websites in chronological order useful as a reference point: ▪ 2004 - www.swimsmooth.com is launched with our first product:…
3: Interview with Dean Jackson the man / the myth / the legend behind HUUB Design
Nov 10, 2018 • 63 min
Paul and Adam meet up with Dean Jackson, or “Deano” to discuss Ross Edgley’s brilliant #GreatBritishSwim as well as how the Brownlee Brothers have helped to shape the future of the brand, originally conceived in a Costa Coffee in Folkestone, UK! This…
2: Interview with Tom Hickman of the Bali-Hope SwimRun Challenge
Nov 10, 2018 • 40 min
Tom Hickman is the founder of SE Asia’s very first SwimRun event, taking place in Bali on the 5th to 9th December 2018. Head Coach, Paul Newsome, will be partaking in the event on the island of Nusa-Lembogan. In the show Paul and Adam discuss with Tom the…
1: Interview with Ironman AG World Champion and record holder, Dan Plews PhD
Nov 1, 2018 • 95 min
Welcome to the very first episode of the Swim Smooth Podcast - we are super excited to have 2018 Ironman World Age Group Champion and World Record Holder (8h24m if you don’t mind with a 2h50m run off the bike!), Dan Plews, from www.plewsandprof.com…