Tune-In: Braden Currie Features on The Third Episode of The IRONMAN Insider Presented by Maurten Podcast

June 18, 2024

- Episode three featuring 2x IRONMAN New Zealand Champion and 3x IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Champion, Braden Currie is available now on all major podcast platforms - Podcast information and episodes can be found at podcast.ironman.com

TAMPA, Fla. (June 18, 2024) /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – The third episode of the IRONMAN Insider™ presented by Maurten featuring an in-depth conversation with 2x IRONMAN® New Zealand Champion and 3x IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Champion, Braden Currie is now available.

Recorded live ahead of the Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns triathlon this past weekend, Lieto and Currie discuss a number of topics including:

  • How Braden’s experience of climbing, kayaking, and mountaineering all over the world as an adventure racer has helped him with his crossover to triathlon
  • Standing on a sea urchin a few days before his first ever IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona and racing anyway
  • Bounding back after a recent string of bad luck
  • Becoming a dad at 21, and balancing a family life while being a professional athlete and racing on a global circuit
  • Raising adventurous kids who travel the world with him – and every parent’s worst nightmare; getting a call to find out your child has been airlifted to hospital following a bike crash
  • Being chased by the Norwegians in St. George and in Kona.
  • Top tips for recovery and being resilient
  • Braden’s goals for the 2024 IRONMAN Pro Series, including the VinFast IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona

Hosted by IRONMAN personality Matt Lieto, the podcast will be accessible via all major podcast platforms, as well as podcast.ironman.com and a video version on IRONMAN’s YouTube channel. With each episode, listeners will hear revealing and insightful conversations from leaders in the sport of triathlon, from professional athletes to inspirational age-groupers and those leaving an impact on the sport. The podcast is scheduled to be released bi-weekly, plus bonus episodes, and will delve into the culture and sport of long-course triathlon, bringing fans new insights from top triathletes and other leading figures.

The IRONMAN Insider presented by Maurten is available now on all major podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, YouTube, iHeartRadio, TuneIn + Alexa, Player FM, among others. To find out more visit podcast.ironman.com. Media inquiries may be directed to press@ironman.com.


About Maurten

Maurten, based in Gothenburg, Sweden, is at the forefront of a paradigm shift in athletic performance. Maurten’s Hydrogel Technology introduced endurance athletes to a new way of fueling when it launched in 2015. It removes the barriers of how much carbohydrates scientists believed an athlete can consume during high-intensity exercise. Simply put, it changes the game and is helping athletes rewrite the record books. For more information, visit www.maurten.com.

About The IRONMAN Group

The IRONMAN Group operates a global portfolio of events that includes the IRONMAN® Triathlon Series, the IRONMAN® 70.3® Triathlon Series, 5150™ Triathlon Series, the Rock ‘n’ Roll® Running Series, IRONKIDS®, World Triathlon Championship Series, premier running events including the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon™ and City2Surf®, UTMB® World Series trail-running events including the Canyons Endurance Runs™ by UTMB®, Tarawera Ultra-Trail™ by UTMB® and Ultra-Trail Australia™ by UTMB®, Epic Series™ mountain bike races including the Absa Cape Epic®, road cycling events, and other multisport races. The IRONMAN Group is the largest operator of mass participation sports in the world, providing participants the benefits of endurance sports through the company’s vast offerings. Catering to the full athlete experience, the company portfolio also includes FulGaz® virtual cycling, the most realistic indoor riding experience connected fitness application aimed at preparing athletes for real-world events. Since the inception of the iconic IRONMAN® brand and its first event in 1978, athletes have proven that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE® by crossing finish lines around the world. Beginning as a single race, The IRONMAN Group has grown to become a global sensation with hundreds of events across 55+ countries. The IRONMAN Group is owned by Advance, a private, family-owned business, and Orkila Capital, a growth equity firm focused on building great brands. For more information, visit www.ironman.com/about-ironman-group.

About Advance 

Advance is a private, family-held business that owns and invests in companies across media, entertainment, technology, communications, education and other promising growth sectors. Our mission is to build the value of our companies over the long-term by fostering growth and innovation. Advance’s portfolio includes Condé Nast, Advance Local, Stage Entertainment, The IRONMAN Group, American City Business Journals, Leaders Group, Turnitin, and Pop. Together these operating companies employ more than 14,000 people in 29 countries. Advance is also among the largest shareholders in Charter Communications, Warner Bros. Discovery and Reddit. For more information visit www.advance.com.


Host bio: Matt Lieto is the host of IRONMAN Insider presented by Maurten. Matt’s journey to becoming a professional IRONMAN triathlete is anything but ordinary. At 21, he faced a pivotal moment, shedding 80 pounds and embracing a newfound passion for triathlon after watching his brother Chris Lieto race the IRONMAN World Championship in Kona. Just three years later, inspired by the triathlon community, his dedication and hard work led him to join the professional ranks of the sport.

As a former pro triathlete, Matt’s firsthand experience, unique perspective, and broad industry relationships offer a rich understanding of the IRONMAN world. Now, as an IRONMAN commentator, he brings his deep knowledge and infectious enthusiasm to the microphone. On IRONMAN Insider presented by Maurten, Matt leverages his experience and insights to explore the culture, lifestyle and personalities that define IRONMAN.