Jonathan Brownlee - Super League Triathlon Jersey

Jonathan Brownlee: “I’ve had a terrible season”

“I’ve doubted myself quite a lot over the last few months”

After finishing fifth at this past weekend’s Super League Triathlon Jersey event, I spoke to 2012 ITU World Champion and two-time Olympic medallist, Jonathan Brownlee, about his SLT experience and his frustrating 2018 season.

A win at the Beijing International Triathlon, second at the Lausanne ITU Triathlon World Cup and a series of World Triathlon Series top ten finishes would be a dream season for some, but for an athlete that once went almost four years with close on 50 consecutive podium finishes, it is one – in his words – he regards as “terrible”.

In this piece Jonathan discusses mistakes he has made this year, getting injured, lacking confidence and outlines some of the things that he’s learned along the way. “I used to be able to throw any training I wanted at my body and it could take it and I would get fitter and come out the other side…”

Vicky Holland

Vicky Holland: World Champion talks Super League Triathlon Jersey

Vicky Holland is ready for the “pain” of Super League Triathlon

After an epic race at the 2018 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Gold Coast, Great Britain’s Vicky Holland became the 2018 ITU World Triathlon Champion.

12 months ago she was in Jersey for Super League Triathlon – but due to injury, in the role of presenter and commentator. This time around she is here and ready to race after a fantastic 2018 season.

I spoke to victory this morning about her season, that Grand Final battle with Katie Zaferes, the additional demands of a World Champion and what she’s looking forward to this weekend.

Watch the full interview above – and get in the mood for the weekend with the highlights reel from 2017 below.

Who's excited for Super League Triathlon Jersey 2018?

This weekend's Super League Triathlon kicks off the 2018/19 Championship season of SLT racing. Tri247 are on site – look out for lots of coverage from the event coming your way over the next few days.

Posted by Tri247 on Friday, September 28, 2018