Have you ever taken a life-changing smoke break? NMA’s own Susan Lacke has, when her old boss, Carlos, convinced her to start working out with him.
Twenty months later, she was running her first Ironman triathlon, writing for NMA, and launching a new career. And it was Carlos’s never-wavering support that she believes made it all possible.
In today’s episode, we speak with Susan about that epic friendship, her new book, Life’s Too Short To Go So F*cking Slow, and the power of supporting someone through their goals.
Here’s what we talk about in this episode:
- The power of denial (in sport and life)
- Picking yourself
- From coach-potato to Ironman finisher
- How one cigarette break changed Susan’s life
- The major difference between triathlons and ultramarathons
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