S9 Ep134: Life in the Peloton – Ashleigh Moolman Pasio

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S9 Ep134: Life in the Peloton – Ashleigh Moolman Pasio

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In this episode, I caught up with multiple South African champion Ashleigh Moolman Pasio. We talked about her route into professional cycling, her QOM Strava record on the famous Rocacorba climb near Girona, and the challenge she set herself to get the best women's time below 30 minutes. Then, in the final part, we talked about the women's road race at the Tokyo Olympics. It was a very surprising race from a tactical point of view and I wanted to hear Ashleigh's account of how it played out. I found her insight into all the different factors at play really interesting, and I hope you do too. Cheers, Mitch Life in the Peloton playlist Keep in touch with Life in the Peloton Keep up to date with everything that’s going on with Life in the Peloton at my website lifeinthepeloton.com Life in the Peloton shop Check out my range of Life in the Peloton merchandise on our Etsy store too, from beanies and caps to embroidered tees, logo tees and much more. Visit the Etsy store. Or follow on social media: Instagram: @lifeinthepeloton Twitter: @lifeinthepelo Theme music The theme music for Life in the Peloton was composed by Pete Shelley, who was lead singer of the punk band Buzzcocks. It was commissioned by the production company behind Channel 4’s coverage of the Tour de France in the 1980s and was used as the theme music for the nightly highlights show. Pete died in December 2018. We were given permission by Pete’s widow and his manager to continue using the music for the theme tune to Life in the Peloton. To hear more about the music, listen to the Andre Greipel episode of Life in the Peloton.
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In this episode, I caught up with multiple South African champion Ashleigh Moolman Pasio. We talked about her route into professional cycling, her QOM Strava record on the famous Rocacorba climb near Girona, and the challenge she set herself to get the best women's time below 30 minutes. Then, in the final part, we talked about the women's road race at the Tokyo Olympics. It was a very surprising race from a tactical point of view and I wanted to hear Ashleigh's account of how it played out. I found her insight into all the different factors at play really interesting, and I hope you do too. Cheers, Mitch Life in the Peloton playlist Keep in touch with Life in the Peloton Keep up to date with everything that’s going on with Life in the Peloton at my website lifeinthepeloton.com Life in the Peloton shop Check out my range of Life in the Peloton merchandise on our Etsy store too, from beanies and caps to embroidered tees, logo tees and much more. Visit the Etsy store. Or follow on social media: Instagram: @lifeinthepeloton Twitter: @lifeinthepelo Theme music The theme music for Life in the Peloton was composed by Pete Shelley, who was lead singer of the punk band Buzzcocks. It was commissioned by the production company behind Channel 4’s coverage of the Tour de France in the 1980s and was used as the theme music for the nightly highlights show. Pete died in December 2018. We were given permission by Pete’s widow and his manager to continue using the music for the theme tune to Life in the Peloton. To hear more about the music, listen to the Andre Greipel episode of Life in the Peloton.
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