The Bodily Efficiency Present: Jan Sibbersen: IRONMAN Kona Swim Report Holder (43yrs), Founder Sailfish


In episode 337 of The Bodily Efficiency Present Brad Beer shares a dialog with Jan Sibbersen, IRONMAN Kona Swim Report Holder and Founding father of Sailfish on this Curiosity Version.

Jan started his sporting profession with a 10-year stint within the German nationwide swim crew between 1990 – 2000, while concurrently finishing research at Harvard College with a level in Economics. He then ventured into the funding banking world, nevertheless, his true calling drew him again to the sporting area to the world of Triathlon.

Between 2001 and 2004, Jan went on to attain 4 ‘first out of the water’ titles on the Ironman Hawaii World Championships and in 2004 Jan set the world report Ironman swim time of 42:17 at Ironman Germany in Frankfurt. Jan continued to compete professionally within the international triathlon circuit till 2007 when he based Sailfish. The corporate expanded internationally and continues to set international requirements as one of many world’s greatest Triathlon manufacturers, amongst each professionals and amateurs.

In 2018, Jan was unsettled with lacking the quickest KONA swim time by simply 6 seconds in 2003, so he launched a two-year comeback to lastly break the Ironman World Championship swim report. On the age of 43, 17 years after his first look on the Hawaii Ironman Jan swam a blistering 46:29, of which the report nonetheless stands immediately. Between 2015 and 2019, Jan ran the Triathlon Conference Europe and between 2016 and 2021 Jan managed Patrick Langer 2x Ironman World Triathlon Champion.

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Hear in as we delve into the next:

  • The driving pressure behind Jan’s 2-year comeback
  • What drew Jan to Swimming
  • Jan’s development into Triathlon
  • Profession Spotlight
  • High 3 suggestions for Optimizing swimming
  • High 3 Drills for swimmers
  • High 3 Tricks to optimise open water swimming
  • Sensible Tricks to sighting when swimming
  • Sailfish Bio and the place they’re at with innovating
  • The way to best-fit a wetsuit
  • Sailfish Merchandise
  • Greatest Recommendation
  • Bodily Problem

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