The Physical Performance Show: Sara Carrigan – Olympic Champion Cyclist

Sara Carrigan

In episode 135 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer has a
conversation with Sara Carrigan – Olympic Champion Cyclist.

Sara Carrigan, OAM Recipient and 2004 Female Road Race Olympic
Games Champion really opens up on some fantastic stories and
recollections from an absolutely wonderful cycling career.  During
this episode there is some humour, some sadness and everything in
between along with the performance round and Sara’s physical
challenge for the week.

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Listen in as we delve into the following:
  • Introduction to Sara Carrigan
  • What Sara is learning in life at the moment
  • How Sara first found herself on a bike
  • Family support
  • Raising kids outdoors
  • Road safety for Cyclists and Motorists
  • Belief of having talent in cycling
  • Doubts throughout Olympic Journey
  • Final Stages during the Athens Olympic Games
  • Training leading into the Athens Olympic Games
  • Personal Low in career and taking some time off

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Quotes:

“Be brave and be prepared to challenge” – Mantra
“Feel at ease and relaxed” – Being in the Zone
“Check in with yourself about what you are passionate about”
– Best Advice
“Go with the instinct, feel what is right from your own gut and
be happy about that.”
“I loved the freedom, the adventure, the exploration.”
“Tolerance and Respect.”
“Enjoy the happy dance out on the road.”
“It’s that mental side that makes the difference to have that
edge.”
“Performing at your best, being your best.”
“We have to be flexible and adaptable.”
“Take the best of myself to be better than the rest.”
“Really get those legs going.”
“Do what you enjoy.”

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To follow Sara Carrigan

Instagram:  @scarrigans
Twitter:  @saracarrigan
Facebook:  @carrigansara
Youtube: @cyclinghappy
Website: Sara Carrigan
Cycling School

Timeline:

0:00 Start
1:48 Introduction to Sara Carrigan
2:58 What Sara is learning in life at the moment
5:30 How Sara first found herself on a bike
11:00 Family support
13:30 Raising kids outdoors
16:00 Road safety for Cyclists and Motorists
18:20 Belief of having talent in cycling
24:35 Doubts throughout Olympic Journey
27:08 Final Stages during the Athens Olympic Games
36:20 Training leading into the Athens Olympic Games
40:45 Lows in career and taking time off
48:50 Performance Round
58:30 Physical Challenge – Check what is in your food
1:06:03 Finish

Sara Carrigan

People Mentioned

Kathy
Watt
 – Australian Cycling
Nonnie Wood – Sprinter
Amy Gillet – Australian Track Cyclist
Michael Johnson – US
Runner
Steve Carrigan – Husband

Sponsors/ Partners

Oakley

For questions and comments about this Episode

Send to the show host @Brad_Beer (Twitter)

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