About This Episode: Ben Kanute: Ironman 70.3 Vice World Champion – EJP 74

Ben Kanute is a US Olympic triathlete who competed in the Rio 2016 games. Ben has been a high level triathlete since childhood dedicating himself to the sport’s three disciplines since he was 8 years old, going through the ranks of the USAT system to make it all the way to the professional level. Ben made his 70.3 debut earlier this year and impressed the world when he grabbed the silver medal at the 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Championships. You can follow Ben on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

In this interview we talk about:

– Ben’s sporting background
– His progression in the sport and the road to the Rio Olympics
– Moving up to 70.3 and expectations going into the World Championship race
– Going long or focussing on Tokyo 2020

Website:
www.benkanute.com

Sponsors:
Hoka One One, Trek Bikes, TYR, NY Athletics Club, USA Triathlon

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