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This is a show about cycling. Road, Cyclocross, Track, Gravel, Fondo, riding to racing. It's a discussion in a bike shop including debates as well as guests and interviews. News regarding events and results with a focus towards midwest or chicago land riders and events.
 
Two blokes, 4 Olympic medals, a mic and the inside track on the adrenaline-pumping world of elite cycling; it’s the sports podcast that’s got everyone talking. Welcome to PodCrash. Hosted by Olympic medalists and professional cyclists Callum Skinner and Philip Hindes, this sport podcast gives you an all-access pass into the cycling and social lives of two top athletes. From anecdotes about the Olympics and the Commonwealth Games to interviews with sporting heroes, including the likes of Ed C ...
 
Each month, the Guardian's bike podcast brings you news, views and opinion from the world of cycling – from reviews of new bikes and essential biking accessories, to interviews with well-known cyclists, recommendations for bike routes and a round-up of the latest cycling-related news
 
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This week's guest is Bradley Forbes-Cryans. An up and coming canoe slalom athlete already selected for Tokyo 2020/21. Bradley out paddled the reigning Olympic champion in a closely fought selection battle. Then COVID hit, and his selection looked to be in jeopardy. Hear Bradley's unique perspective of an athlete who had so much to lose by the Olymp…
 
In this week's episode, we speak to a man who has been a staple of the British Cycling support team, Chef Alan. Alan has traveled all over the world with Phil and Callum cooking and supporting them and the team. Previously Alan was a successful Chef and Restauranteur we hear about the surprising cross over between being a Michelin Star chef and Eli…
 
After a PodCrash mini-break we are back! This week's guest is British Badminton Men's Singles Number 1 Toby Penty. Likely to be selected for Tokyo 2020, Toby talks about his journey through the sport and the complexities of having a former teammate become one of his coaches. We hear about his expectations for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics - wit…
 
In this week's episode, we speak to Etienne Stott, we hear about his journey to Olympic Gold and how he attempts to use his platform for good in protesting for environmental causes. Etienne is a member of Extinction Rebellion and has engaged in acts of civil disobedience leading to multiple arrests. We look to the future, one that has seen many cha…
 
In this week's episode we speak to Sam Ward. A latecomer to the elite Hockey world, after less than 2 years on the team he earned himself a place with Team GB at Rio 2016! After a freak accident on the pitch in 2014 Sam was left with significant facial injuries including losing the majority of his sight in one eye. After a long recovery, relearning…
 
In this week's episode, we talk to Shane Perkins. An incredibly successful track sprinter and a staple of the circuit. We talk about the culture that used to exist in the Aussie cycling team where tempers sometimes spilled over into fights 🥊 The culture has now changed beyond all recognition but the new set up didn't gel with Perkins. He chose to c…
 
This week's guest is Kelly Massey, a "late bloomer" to the sport but finding success regardless in Olympic and Commonwealth and European Championships. Kelly has recently retired and is currently doing a PhD in elite and professional athlete retirement. A topic that merits extensive further research given recent negative coverage of athletes strugg…
 
In this week's episode, we talk to Ash Dykes, a slightly unusual guest compared to the norm as Ash does not compete in any organised sport but his achievements are as amazing as any Olympian. 29-year-old Ash has already established himself as one of the world's great adventurers; crossing Mongolia and Madagascar facing all kinds of hurdles includin…
 
In this week's episode, we speak to Luke Patience. Olympic Silver Medalist, two-time olympian and he has already gained selection for Tokyo 2021. We hear about Luke's upbringing from humble beginnings moving around Scotland to his meteoric rise through the ranks as part of the illustrious British Sailing Team program. He shares his passion for Sail…
 
In this week's episode, we sit down with a titan of the sport, Theo Bos. Bos was initially inspired to take up Speed Skating after seeing his brother's success as a professional competing at the 1998 and 2002 Winter Olympics. In the Netherlands Speed Skating and Cycling are closely connected. Theo found his passion for Cycling through training for …
 
In this week's episode, we speak to Ed Clancy once again. We first spoke to Ed in 2019, it was our most popular and our favorite episode of the year. The "Grandfather" of the team asks if he can really make Tokyo 2020 after it was announced it has been postponed by a year due to Coronavirus. Ed initially considered retiring when he first heard of t…
 
A Covid-19 special. In this episode, we bring together PodCrash Alumni David Smith and Owain Doull alongside the usual hosts to discuss the challenges posed to athletes. As it stands many athletes can't train as normal and in David's case he has to self-isolate. Will Tokyo 2020 really continue as normal? What the future may hold for sport when we a…
 
This powerlifting champion has to make impossible decisions on a daily basis: pursue his life-long dream or focus on his health. Meet Ali Jawad, the GB Paralympic Powerlifter who is pushing through pain, suffering and turmoil for another shot at the podium. “I just want to get that medal, achieve the dream - my dream - and go home.” - Jawad In this…
 
From backflipping 30 metres in the air, to running a marathon in North Korea; it’s safe to say this athlete takes on some extreme challenges. This week, Callum Skinner and Philip Hindes catch up with Aimee Fuller, professional slopeside snowboarder, motocross enthusiast, X Games competitor and Olympic athlete. Having hopped on a quad bike at four y…
 
In this week’s episode, Olympic cyclists Callum Skinner and Philip Hindes sit down with David Smith to hear about his journey in the world of sport and the devastating health issues he’s fought along the way. Battling cancer, overcoming multiple surgeries and dealing with severe paralysis; describing Smith as an ‘inspiration’ doesn’t quite cut it. …
 
“I think Rio was just the start for me” - Joe Clarke He’s the Olympic kayak champion that’s going from strength to strength; Joe Clarke drops by for a hilarious chat with Callum Skinner and Philip Hindes. Recorded live in a new studio, this week’s PodCrash episode has better sound, better lighting (for the YouTube fans) and better hosting skills? N…
 
What is it like to be in a relationship with another athlete? In this week’s episode, former elite cyclist and now PT Charline Jones and Scottish rugby player Lee Jones talk to PodCrash hosts Callum Skinner and Philip Hindes about sport, training and what it’s like to be married to someone equally as competitive as you… Launching straight into the …
 
Want to find out more about the man behind the mic? In a detour from the usual PodCrash format, it’s time for Olympic cyclist and PodCrash co-host, Callum Skinner, to get a grilling! Ben Nichols (our guest from Episode 14), takes on the role of interviewer in this special episode and delves into why Skinner retired from elite cycling in March 2019 …
 
Who do athletes and sporting organisations call in a crisis? While PodCrash co-host Philip Hindes is away racing in Valencia, Callum Skinner catches up with the extremely insightful Ben Nichols, who looks at sport (and its breaking stories) through a different lense. A PR and communications master, Nichols has been on the sharp end of some of the b…
 
Introducing the underdogs of the cycling world; Team Huub Wattbike. With a non-traditional route into cycling, this team burst onto the scene at nationals and have held their own ever since. From maxing out credit cards to attend the World Cup, to their innovative approach to aerodynamics - they’re making waves (and winning them medals). This week,…
 
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