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July 7, 2020

Sarah True: Olympian to Ironman Triathlete Talks No Fear, Episode #71, 7-7-2020

Sarah True: Olympian to Ironman Triathlete Talks No Fear, Episode #71, 7-7-2020

Choosing gratitude over fear is what helps Olympian triathlete Sarah True embrace the tough moments and reach heightened success. In this exclusive interview with Kelly Palace and Maria Parker, Sarah discusses training, mindset and warding off depression. Tune in for inspiration from this world-class athlete. 

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Sarah True is an American athlete who competes in triathlon. She represented the United States in triathlon in 2012, finishing in fourth place, and at the 2016 Summer Olympics. True is the winner of the 2007 ITU Aquathlon World Championships and finished in second place in the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series.

Episode Topics and Mentions


Middlebury College

Peter Solomon

Ironman triathlons

Exercise versus training



Swimming fitness


Endurance training

High performance sports


Kona Ironman

Stress as a trigger


Sarah True’s YouTube channel



  1. Sarah was upfront in addressing her depression and how she faces it.
  2. Fear can hold us back. Let go of expectations to try something new.


  1. Sarah mentioned patience in her career -- that she keeps the long view in mind.
  2. Sarah tries to be grateful in the hard moments to stay focused and successful.

Quote of the Week: 

"In painful moments or depressive moments, you have to be patient, stick it out, believe that you are going to get through it. It will pass." -- Sarah True

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