Easy Thrills

Easy Thrills

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Welcome to the Easy Thrills Podcast the home of Adventure, Motivation, and Transformation. Endurance athlete and father of 4, Tom Bell shares interviews, thoughts and tales with the purpose to inspire you to achieve more adventure and fulfilment in your life.


Anna Pearce - Ultrarunner
Aug 14 • 51 min
I enjoyed chatting with Anna Pearce an Ultra runner from Bristol in the UK. Anna is incredibly humble about her accomplishments and shares some great learnings throughout this catch up. I hope you enjoy - Talk soon - Tom Bell
Dani Iannone - Marathoner
Aug 2 • 52 min
This one is definitely worth a listen - a terrific catch up with Dani Iannone a marathoner from South Jersey in the USA. Dani sets big goals for herself and works for it waking up each day with “purpose and intent”. Dani shares some great wisdom and tips…
Avery Collins - Ultrarunner / Adventurer / Coach
Jul 24 • 59 min
I had a great time getting to know Avery Collins an ultrarunner, coach and all-round adventurer from Silverton, Colorado in the USA. Avery has such an incredible amount of wisdom to share, his thirst for life is truly inspiring. I took a lot away from…
Tiffany Cromwell - Professional Cyclist
Jul 17 • 44 min
I had a great time getting to know Tiffany Cromwell a professional cyclist currently in south of France. Tiffany is an inspiring woman who shares wisdom throughout the catch up - I took a lot away from this one and I’m sure you’ll enjoy it too. Definitely…
Ryan Miller - Ironman Triathlete
Jul 9 • 53 min
Such an awesome time catching up with Ryan Miller an Ironman Triathlete from Wagga Wagga. Ryan is an incredible athlete, and is also now coaching successfully. He has so much wisdom to share, and I was blown away by his time management skills to fit…
Lucja Leonard - Ultrarunner & Coach
Jul 6 • 49 min
Brilliant catch up with Lucja Leonard @runningdutchie an Ultrarunner & Coach from Chamonix in France. Lucja has had a complete life transformation back from getting in shape for her wedding in 2005 to running Ultra events all over the world. An incredibly…
Tom Blackett - Personal Trainer
Jul 1 • 46 min
Great getting to chat with Tom Blackett a Personal Trainer from London. He has pushed the limits of body and mind in ultrarunning and obstacle course racing events and shares some great insights from his journey. He has also put together a fitness program…
Dee Angstadt - Runner
Jun 27 • 45 min
Had a great time getting to know Dee Angstadt a runner from Washington DC in America. Dee shares some terrific wisdom throughout the interview and I particularly liked her mindset and determination to achieve what she sets her mind to. I hope you enjoy -…
Billy Richards - Ultrarunner
Jun 25 • 46 min
What an awesome catch up! It was fun getting to know endurance guru Billy Richards. Billy is working his way towards a record for most 100 mile races completed in a year and is on track to make it happen. Quite a remarkable man who shares some terrific…
Gary Stotler - Mindset & Behaviour Modification Coach - Outrun Your Excuses
Jun 18 • 55 min
WOW! This catch up was incredible. I thoroughly enjoyed getting to know Gary Stotler - a Mindset & Behaviour Modification Coach who has turned his life around from being 400 pounds to running 100 Miles in a race to coaching others to be their best in…
Kim Conley - 2 x Olympic Runner
Jun 17 • 46 min
What an awesome catch up this was with Kim Conley a professional runner with so much talent. She is incredibly inspiring and shares so much wisdom throughout this interview. Having been to 2 Olympics and continued to improve over time Kim has a great…
Gideon Mzembe - Lifestyle Coach & Motivator - Zembition
Jun 16 • 32 min
Blessed to catch up with Lifestyle Coach, Motivator and all-round awesome human being Gideon Mzembe. I have been incredibly inspired by Gideon for many years now and would love for you to be able to hear what he is about to help uplift you in your life.…
Johnny Luna - Lima - Mountain Runner & Obstacle Course Racer
Jun 11 • 44 min
I had a great time catching up with Johnny Luna - Lima a mountain runner and champion obstacle course racer from Boulder, Colorado. Johnny has a real passion for the mountains, and takes a meticulous approach to his personal improvement. He shares his…
Claire Fudge - High Performance Nutritionist - Clinical Dietician - Ironman
Jun 9 • 57 min
A terrific catch up with Claire Fudge a High Performance Nutritionist, Clinical Dietician and Ironman from England. Claire shares so much wisdom throughout the interview as she discusses her journey as an athlete and also life as expert in the nutrition…
Jessica Reyes - Runner & Coach - Sugar Runs
Jun 7 • 41 min
I was incredibly fortunate to get to know Jessica Reyes a runner and coach with Sugar Runs from Long Beach, California in the USA. Jessica shares so much wisdom throughout this interview and I took a lot away personally and I’m sure you will too. Jessica…
Ash Thomas - Dietician & Nutritionist & Triathlete
Jun 7 • 50 min
I was lucky to spend time getting to know Ash Thomas a passionate Dietician, Nutritionist, Triathlete, Teacher and absolute awesome human being. Ash has a real love for healthy living and shares some incredible wisdom throughout the interview - I know I…
Natalie Hawkins - “Not another runner”
Jun 4 • 49 min
I was inspired by today’s catch up with Natalie Hawkins a runner from South West Wales in Great Britain. Natalie shared loads of wisdom about her life journey and the last 2 or so years since getting into running. I really loved her thoughts and feel that…
Marcus Brown - Marathoner
Jun 3 • 55 min
An awesome catch up with Marcus Brown a marathoner from London. Marcus has been achieving some great speeds in the marathon space and shares his journey into running. I loved his mindset, and how he is advocating for mental and physical health. So much…
Connor Bollinger - Triathlete
Jun 2 • 56 min
I had a terrific catch up on this episode with Connor Bollinger a Triathlete from Charlotte, North Carolina in the USA. Connor has only been on the triathlon scene for the last 5 years or so, and has taken to the sport incredibly well and has been…
Tyler Andrews - Professional Runner
May 30 • 40 min
I had a great time getting to know Tyler Andrews a professional runner from Boston, USA. Tyler has accomplished some great things already with a world record to his name along with some blistering times up to Ultra distances. He shares some great wisdom…
Miriam Gilbert - Ultrarunning Grandma
May 28 • 61 min
I had a terrific time getting to know Miriam Gilbert @ultramiriam an Ultrarunning Grandmother from the USA. Miriam has accomplished so much in her life and continues to run massive distances powered by the joy of running and the most incredible mindset. I…
Jenna Wilkinson - Talented Runner
May 26 • 54 min
I had a wonderful time getting to know Jenna Wilkinson a talented runner from Sunderland in England. Jenna is incredibly positive and throughout the interview she shares some great learnings and insights from her journey that I enjoyed learning. Many…
Nancy Jiang - Ultrarunner
May 26 • 46 min
A great chat today with Nancy Jiang a Chinese born Kiwi who has a real love for running. Nancy has burst onto the running scene and she has incredible talent and has been doing remarkably well in her chose events. With a positive and super down to earth…
Ian Morgan - Inspirational Ultrarunner
May 24 • 54 min
What a blast this catch up was - I spent time getting to know Ian Morgan a New Zealander Ultrarunner living in Santiago Chile. Ian shares so much wisdom and discusses his incredible transformation dropping 30kg’s as he has explored a love for running. Ian…
Kim Clark - Positive Runner - Have faith
May 23 • 49 min
I really enjoyed this catch up with Kim Clark a positive runner from San Diego, California in the USA. Kim shares her journey into running and lots of wisdom that she has learned along the way. Kim is positive and passionate person who talked about having…
Ellie Salthouse - Pro Triathlete - Know your why
May 23 • 42 min
I was lucky to spend time with Ellie Salthouse a Pro Triathlete from Brisbane living between Boulder and Brisbane. Ellie has an incredible mindset and talked about finding your why, living in the moment and remembering to have fun. A serious contender for…
Sabrina Stanley - Champion Ultrarunner
May 20 • 48 min
It was wonderful to have the opportunity to get to know Sabrina Stanley a champion ultrarunner from Colorado in the USA. It’s been quite a journey for Sabrina in the running world and now as one of the world’s best, Sabrina has loads of wisdom which she…
Kinga Masztalerz - Paragliding Adventurer - Red Bull XAlps
May 19 • 42 min
What an awesome catch up this was!!! I had a great time getting to know Kinga Masztalerz a true adventurer. Kinga has a passion for paragliding and shares her story about flying high in the sky and enjoying nature. Kinga is also about to be in the Red…
Dr Hannah Wells - Pro Triathlete - Adventurer at Heart
May 18 • 31 min
Such an awesome catch up with Dr Hannah Wells a pro triathlete from New Zealand. I am in awe of Hannah’s adventurous spirit and positivity. I loved getting to know Hannah’s thoughts on mindset, training and life. I took a lot away from this one and I am…
Dean Karnazes - Ultrarunning Legend
May 16 • 52 min
I was lucky to spend time talking with Ultrarunning Legend Dean Karnazes. Dean has accomplished so much in his adventurous life as a runner and has so much positivity and wisdom to share and this shines throughout the interview. Super down to earth and an…
Melissa Malani - Marathoner - Mother of 3 - Attitude of Gratitude
May 13 • 56 min
A great catch up with Melissa Malani a marathoner, mother of 3, podcaster (thefourteen40project) from Orlando, Florida. I was blown away by Melissa’s positive mindset and her overall attitude of gratitude. Melissa is incredibly inspiring to me and is…
Camille Herron - Nike Ultra Runner - Extraordinary Woman
May 10 • 54 min
I was lucky to spend time getting to know Camille Herron a Nike Ultra Runner and once in a generation athlete. Camille has achieved so much in her running career with 5 world records, many wins, and many more likely to come. Camille’s mindset is…
Landie Greyling - Elite Trail Runner - Coach - Mentor - Speaker - Mom - Living the adventure life.
May 8 • 31 min
Awesome catch up with a super adventurous athlete Landie Greyling from South Africa. Landie is also a coach and mentor with @Alpasfit, a speaker and a mother - quite an extraordinary human being. With an incredible empowered mindset, Landie has been able…
Katie Godec - Endurance Athlete - Positivity & Gratitude
May 7 • 62 min
Terrific catch up with Katie Godec an endurance athlete from California. It was wonderful to understand what Katie believes makes up a successful mindset and how she faces her fears on a regular basis. Katie shares some great wisdom throughout the…
Scott Bayvel - Super Fit Ironman Triathlete
May 5 • 46 min
I had a blast getting to know super fit triathlete Scott Bayvel on this episode. Scott shares the story of his journey into triathlon over the last 2 - 3 years and there is so much golden wisdom as part of that journey that he shares throughout. I really…
Lesley Kitsch - Super Positive Ultra Running Mother
May 3 • 60 min
I am super inspired by my catch up with Lesley on this episode. Lesley is super down to earth and is doing some amazing things on the running scene and is currently working towards completing a 100k race in a few weeks time. One thing that is evident the…
Lisa Etter - Marathon Runner - No Shortcuts
May 1 • 37 min
I had a great time catching up with Lisa Etter a marathon runner from St Louis, Missouri in the USA. Lisa is a mum of 3 and over the last few years has accomplished some great goals on the marathon scene - even qualifying for and completing the Boston…
Kat Allen - Inspiring Triathlete - “Get out there!”
Apr 30 • 55 min
It was great getting to know Kat Allen a triathlete from Perth in Western Australia and to hear about the challenges that Kat has overcome to be where she is in life right now. Quite a remarkable journey into triathlon and endurance activities over the…
Ana Croger - Super Passionate Runner - Dream Big
Apr 29 • 59 min
I had a terrific time getting to know Ana Croger - a super passionate runner inspiring people everywhere to lace up their running shoes and get out for some adventure. A mum of 3, Ana started running 6 years ago and has run all around the world in some…
Lindsay McClelland - Inspirational Runner & Yogi
Apr 25 • 51 min
I had a great time getting to know Lindsay McClelland - @lovinglifeontherun - an inspirational runner and yogi from Florida, USA. Lindsay has a great mindset and a clear passion for providing value to others which shines throughout the interview. Lindsay…
Debbie Skilton - Ultra Runner - Outlast & Enjoy
Apr 24 • 58 min
I really enjoyed catching up with Debbie Skilton an Ultra Runner from Auckland in New Zealand. Debbie has a terrific mindset and shares so much wisdom throughout the interview. Debbie talks about Outlasting in a run, having persistence and determination…
Zoot Sports - The Original Triathlon Brand
Apr 22 • 46 min
Had an awesome catch up today with Mark Goddard - Sales and Marketing Manager from the Original Triathlon Brand Zoot. Their designs are so eye catching and I’ve heard terrific feedback from people who wear their gear. It was fun to learn more about the…
Ian Sharman - Pro 100 Mile Ultra Runner - Head Coach - Sharman Ultra
Apr 21 • 56 min
I had a blast talking with Ian Sharman a champion ultra runner and head coach for Sharman Ultra. Ian shares so much wisdom and his passion for running and helping others shines throughout the interview. I took a lot away from this catch up and I’m sure…
Mike Hawker - Ultra Runner - Super Authentic - “Be You”
Apr 20 • 56 min
I had an amazing time catching up with Mike Hawker an ultra runner from Utah. Mike is incredibly down to earth and shares insights from his personal journey which I found to be incredibly inspiring. Having recently completed a 100 mile race Mike has a…
Rhiannon Hughes - Triathlete - Physio - Tweak Physio
Apr 20 • 45 min
Had a wonderful time chatting to Rhiannon Hughes a successful triathlete, owner and Physio for Tweak Physio in Adelaide and former Australian Rower about her endurance life journey. Rhiannon shares some great tips and insights from her perspective as an…
Amanda Jenny - Cool Vegan Ultra Runner
Apr 17 • 49 min
I had a great time catching up with Amanda Jenny a vegan ultra runner from Las Vegas. Amanda is super down to earth and chilled whilst she shares some of her learnings about progressing up to the ultra distance races and fuelling with a plant based…
Jem Cooper - Super Triathlete - Make your own luck - live life to the full.
Apr 16 • 47 min
Get ready to be inspired by this amazing young woman - I know I am. I was lucky enough to catch up with Jem Cooper a talented triathlete who transitioned from being a Ballerina to standing on podiums in the triathlon world. Jem’s mindset is incredible and…
Yannick Dournel - French - Plant Based - Fasting - Ultra Runner - Activate Body, Mind & Soul.
Apr 14 • 46 min
Great interview with French Ultra Runner Yannick Dournel. Yannick has gone through a total life transformation - from couch to ultra runner. He is a very positive and inspiring man completing some huge races on a plant based diet. Yannick shares his…
Amber Schriner - Love Running
Apr 14 • 40 min
It was terrific to catch up with Amber Schriner talking about her love for running. A mum of 2 and a school principal, Amber has an upbeat and positive outlook on life. Amber runs regularly and her passion and joy for the sport even has her completing…
Jen Rulon - 14 x Ironman - Triathlon Coach - Astonishing Woman
Apr 12 • 55 min
Quite a remarkable lady on this episode - Jen Rulon - a triathlete who has achieved so much completing 14 Ironman’s and achieving her 28 year dream of competing at Kona. So much more happening with Jen as she is also a triathlon coach, business consultant…
Emily Rudow - Mega Runner - Champion Mindset
Apr 10 • 43 min
I really enjoyed catching up with Emily Rudow an inspiring runner from Toronto in Canada. Emily introduced me to the concept of ‘Questing’ and setting out on personal challenges which Emily is no stranger to having achieved a World Record. Emily has also…
Christina Wood - Runner - Coach - Strength 2 Run - Athlete Factory
Apr 10 • 50 min
Awesome catch up today with Christina Wood - mother of 2, a marathon runner and business owner from Orlando, Florida. Christina is a running coach and helps people online through www.strength2run.com and also through a bricks and mortar fitness business…
Allie Burton - Super Positive Ultra Runner - Running Coach
Apr 8 • 54 min
I thoroughly enjoyed getting to know Allie Burton an ultra runner from California who beams positivity. Allie has a love for running and is now moving into life as a running coach who you can work with online. Allie shares her inspirational story which we…
Jake Malby - Forest Goat - Ultra Runner - Raising awareness for mental health
Apr 8 • 46 min
I had a great catch up with Jake Malby an Ultra runner from the Gold Coast. Jake is doing some amazing work raising awareness for mental health by putting some serious km’s out on the pavement with a big effort coming up in August where he will complete…
Rea Kolbl - Amazing Adventurer - World’s Toughest Mudder Champion
Apr 7 • 51 min
One of the most inspiring women I have ever met! Rea Kolbl - World’s Toughest Mudder champion and adventurer at heart shares much of her story during this interview. I came away feeling on top of the world ready to put my running shoes on and head out and…
Nicholas Hull - Triathlete - Back yourself
Apr 4 • 55 min
Had a great time getting to know triathlete Nicholas Hull. Nick shares so much wisdom from his time in the sport as an athlete and as a coach whilst he is still on his journey towards finding the upper limits of what is possible from both body and mind. I…
Ruth Bennett - Positivity & Grit - Runner with a cause.
Mar 31 • 55 min
I really enjoyed the catch up on this episode with Ruth Bennett @ruth_runs on Instagram. So positive with many great pearls of wisdom shared throughout. Quite amazing that Ruth is supporting some great causes, tackling marathon training, teaching for a…
Peta Wallace-Harrison - Zen - Mother - Positive - Runner
Mar 28 • 45 min
Incredibly positive vibes shared from Peta Wallace-Harrison on this episode. Incredible that a mother of 3 finds the time to enjoy her passion for running, living a positive life on the coast of Australia. So many great thoughts shared by Peta on how they…
Jacy Johnson-Alviza - Inspiring Female Endurance Athlete - Ironman - “Sometimes struggle is the beauty”
Mar 27 • 65 min
I had so much fun catching up with Jacy for this interview. A super inspiring lady who manages to achieve so much with a full on job, life as a wife, a mother and also a successful endurance athlete. Jacy’s story is very relatable showing that life is a…
Jenna-Caer Seefried - Wonder Woman - Triathlete - Coach
Mar 26 • 58 min
Energising interview with Jenna-Caer Seefried who after interviewing, to me the words ‘Wonder Woman’ may not even be enough to describe how incredible Jenna is. An amazing story of transformation which I found to be incredibly inspiring. Jenna shares her…
Kiah Paetz - Plant Nutrition Wellness - Plant Based Dietitian & Nutritionist
Mar 22 • 50 min
So much wisdom shared by Kiah Paetz owner of Plant Nutrition Wellness. Kiah has dedicated herself to learning about health and wellness and offers a great perspective on how we can improve our lives with a plant based diet. An inspiring young lady doing…
Travis Coleman PT & Talented Triathlete
Mar 20 • 60 min
You’re going to love this guy - Travis Coleman a personal trainer and triathlete based at Banora Point just south of the Gold Coast in Australia. Travis has been achieving amazing things since taking up triathlon a few years ago and continues to compete…
Geoff Russell - Brisbane Trail Runners (BTR) - Get out there and give it a go.
Mar 20 • 42 min
I always love meeting inspiring people who are also incredibly down to earth - Geoff Russell is just that. Geoff plays a big part in the Brisbane Trail Runners and shares information about the club, his passion for trail running and other great stories.…
Grace Musgrove - Inspirational Australian Triathlete
Mar 20 • 42 min
What an awesome interview this one was - a great catch up with Australian Triathlete Grace Musgrove. Grace shares so much wisdom - she is chill and down to earth which makes for great listening. For someone so young she has achieved incredible things and…
Helen Frampton - Enjoy the journey - Run for Fun
Mar 20 • 38 min
Great catch up today with Helen Frampton who some of you may be already following on instagram @helenrunsforfun. Incredibly inspiring woman who has turned her life around for the better and is now doing what she loves and inspiring others along the way…
Greg McDermott - Amazing athlete - Super Coach - KOA Sports.
Mar 16 • 62 min
Awesome catch up on this interview with Greg McDermott - a true story of transformation. So much wisdom from Greg throughout the show as he shares his path from couch potato to triathlete to Ironman to Ultraman and then riding his bike around Australia…
Laura Siddall - Ironwoman Champion
Mar 14 • 59 min
What a blast this interview was! An awesome catch up with Laura Siddall - a lady who has achieved quite amazing things in the endurance world having worked up from beginner to Ironman champ. Such a genuine and humble human being with an infectiously…
Chris Betcher - Obstacle Course Racing Athlete - World’s Toughest Mudder - Never Quit
Mar 11 • 45 min
This was a great interview - Chris is certainly a push the limits kind of guy. I look at the local Tough Mudder 5km event and think that it looks incredibly tough, Chris competes at the highest level and has done 75 miles during the World’s Toughest…
Jacky Camos Wiewel - Just keep going - Ironwoman
Mar 10 • 30 min
All the way from Spain this episode! An awesome catch up with an inspiring mother who has and continues to achieve great things in the endurance world. Some wonderful gems of wisdom - this one is worth a listen. Thanks as always for listening - I…
Katie Dall - Plant Powered PT - Activate Health Brisbane
Mar 5 • 47 min
Terrific interview with the Inspiring Katie Dall. Katie just beams positivity and does an amazing job living her a life she loves and is always looking for ways to give back to others. Katie is a plant powered personal trainer, mother, runner, wife,…
Episode 15 - Kathryn Blackburn - Inspirational Life Transformation
Feb 11 • 49 min
I had a great catch up with Kathryn Blackburn who turned her life around from alcoholism nearly losing her connection with family, to go on to complete an iron distance triathlon and other endurance events and reconnect with her family on a deeper level.…
Episode 14 - Action Man - Abdul Nassar
Jan 19 • 32 min
I got the opportunity to speak to Abdul Nassar - a man who has overcome incredible challenges in his life to go on to become very successful. He has successfully completed marathons, ironman events, authored books and does motivational speaking as well as…
Episode 13 - Inspirational Paratriathlete Sara-Ashlee Tait
Jan 18 • 43 min
A wonderful guest on this episode Sara - Ashlee Tait - a paratriathlete who has competed at the Commonwealth Games. A big heart and it’s quite an inspiration what Sara has had to overcome to get to where she is today. Sara is a great inspiration to myself…
Episode 12 - Shannon Scovel - Inspirational Athlete.
Jan 15 • 38 min
I had a great interview with Shannon Scovel a magnificent young lady from the United States who has achieved some incredibly athletic feats for someone so young. At the same time she has really rallied for charity which is also incredibly heartening. Tune…
Episode 11 - David Thurman - Navy Veteran to Dark Place to Endurance Life
Jan 14 • 33 min
Had a great catch up with David Thurman which left me feeling inspired and grateful to be alive. David shares some great thoughts which I’m sure you’ll enjoy. Talk soon - Tom Bell
Episode 10 - Legendary Endurance Coach - Paul Skelton
Jan 10 • 67 min
Had a great time chatting with Paul Skelton an endurance coach with fitsets.com. Paul had so much wisdom and tips to share about how we can get the most out of ourselves no matter what stage of the journey we are on. Tune in and enjoy. Talk soon - Tom
Episode 9 - 2018 World Champion ITU Sprint Triathlon - 20 - 24 age group - Claire Dedden
Jan 9 • 31 min
I had the opportunity to chat with Claire Dedden - current World Champion in the ITU Sprint Triathlon - 20 - 24 age group. Claire is a lovely, young lady with a huge heart and talent and work ethic to match. So much gold in this episode for you to enjoy.…
Episode 8 - Interview with Oscar Olivares - Transformational story - 0 to Ironman in 11 months.
Jan 8 • 32 min
Awesome chat with Oscar Olivares from Houston Texas - as he shares his life transformation when he went from 0 - Ironman in 11 months. What a cool and down to earth guy he is with many pearls of wisdom and inspiration. I hope you enjoy the episode. Share…
Episode 7 - Brett Kessler - Dentist / Ironman / Inspiration
Jan 7 • 43 min
Had a great chat with Brett Kessler from Denver Colorado - as he shared his inspirational journey through endurance activities including an Ironman race in Kona. Some great gems of wisdom throughout as Brett shared his opinions. Also a guest appearance…
Episode 6 - Interview with Jeff Robson - 100km of Burpees for 100k meals for the needy
Jan 6 • 33 min
I was blessed to meet Jeff Robson on the beach the other day and saw him doing a super human effort of burpees one after the other up and down the beach. This interview shares what he’s up to along with some of his inspirational opinions - definitely…