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Ben Kanute | Professional Triathlete and Future World Champion?

Taren Gesell

The 2nd place finisher at the 2017 70.3 World Championships and 4th place in the 2018 Worlds, Ben Kanute is a professional triathlete who has had great results since bursting onto the pro scene.  Most recently, he repeated as the Escape From Alcatraz champion and won Island House in 2017, but he has also had impressive results in shorter distances as well.  He was on the US Olympic team in 2016, named USAT Athlete of the year in 2015, and was the USAT Sprint National Champ in 2014.

In this episode, Taren and Ben chat about moving to longer distances, having success as a youth triathlete, and how Ben could be Taren's (much faster) brother!

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Taren Gesell
Taren Gesell

"Triathlon Taren" Gesell is founder of MOTTIV and one of the world's top experts on helping adults become endurance athletes later in life. Best known for his YouTube channel and podcast Taren is the author of the Triathlon Foundations series of books and has been published featured in endurance publications around the world.

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