Episode 94: Dual Slovakian Olympic Triathlete & 4x World Aquathlon Champion – Richard Varga
I recently sat down with Dual Slovakian Olympic Triathlete & 4x World Aquathlon Champion – Richard Varga for Episode 94 of The Physical Performance Show podcast.
In episode 94 of The Physical Performance Show I sat down with Richard Varga – Dual Slovakian Olympic Triathlete & 4x World Aquathlon Champion who is known as the ‘fish’ of the world triathlon scene. Richard is a Slovakian dual triathlete Olympic games representative, representing Slovakia in the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games. Richard is also the 4 times world aquathlon champion – swim, run. Richard has been the Slovakian triathlete of the year an amazing 8 times and in 2017 the World Triathlon Series voted Richard the best swimmer of the year. Being first out of the water 5 out of 6 times in 2017 which throughout his career means that Richard has been first out of water 33 out of 40 starts.
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In this episode Richard shares:
- The early start in swimming
- Growing up with a Mum as a swim coach
- Transitioning into triathlon at the age of 19
- 3 attributes for a great swimmer
- Triathletes that Richard Admires
- Lead up to the Olympic Games
- Rehabbing an injury
- Training and friendship with the Brownlee Brothers
- Performance Round
- Richard’s Best Advice
- Richard’s Weekend Warrior Challenge
- Richard’s bucket list
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To follow Richard:
- Website: Richard Varga
- Facebook: @VargaTriathlon
- Instagram: @varga_triathlon
- Twitter: @varga_triathlon
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