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243. Kristen Faulkner, Professional Cyclist, Team Bike Exchange-Jayco: From Harvard Varsity Rowing & A Career in Venture Capital To Racing Le Tour De France Femmes avec Zwift

When Kristen Faulkner moved to New York City to pursue her career in finance and venture capital, she thought getting into the sport of triathlon would be a fun athletic activity. She already loved running and swimming and was on the varsity teams in high school.  She was also on the varsity rowing team while studying at Harvard. Clearly athletics was in her DNA.  Cycling however was her weakest link, so she joined a local cycling organization here in New York City to improve her technique and confidence on the bike.  This weekend, Kristen is competing in the Le Tour de France avec Zwift on Team Bike Exchange-Jayco, which you can watch on Peackock

Kristen and I sync up about what it was like growing up in Homer, Alaska, moving to NYC, then California, and now living in Girona, Spain. We talk about she loves about cycling, how she went from recreational cyclist and a career in venture capital and finance to becoming a professional cyclist. We discuss our mutual love of Zwift and how she got in to E-racing, she talks about her love of gravel cycling and I get the scoop on what she reading and watching when shes not on her bike! Kristen and I caught up before the official teams were announced for the the tour and she was about to compete in the Tour de Suisse, where she came in second overall final. Some other 2022 race stats include two stage wins at Giro Donne and third overall at Itzulia Womens Stage Race.

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GEAR UP For Fall: The Cycling Boom: Tips, Advice, Gear For Newcomers To Seasoned Cyclists

Are you ready to GEAR UP this Fall?  Today on the podcast, I’ll be talking about cycling and offering ideas on everything from how you can get started to leveling up. This includes tips and advice on where to shop, what to buy, and the latest and greatest gear.  Earlier this summer, we enlisted a team of Marni on the Move Insiders comprised of avid listeners of the pod, to help test out some cool products, in addition to my all-time fave gear.  Our cycling recommendations are specific to tri and road.  However, if you are gravel or MTB curious, not to worry, we have a few episodes coming up this month for you! This episode is one of a four part series that includes Personalized Nutrition, DIY Health Tests, Running, and Recovery. If you are new to the pod, I am a triathlete, Ironman Certified Coach, runner, road cyclist, windsurfer, yoga practitioner, 500 hour certified teacher, wellness biohacker, and entrepreneur.

In case you haven’t noticed, the sport of Cycling is on the rise from commuting to racing and everything in between. This July 2021, we featured a week long cycling series on the podcast, Wheels Up, episodes 176-181 with guests:

  • MOTM EP 176: Kate Powlison from SRAM talking bike components and innovation
  • MOTM EP 177: Kate Veronneau, Senior Content Strategist from Zwift talking about the gamification of endurance sports + unlocking a professional carrer through Zwift Road Academy
  • MOTM EP 178: Professional Cyclist, Ella Harris, Canyon/SRAM,  talks racing & training
  • MOTM EP 179:  Chip Hawkins, Wahoo Fitness Founder shares his entrepreneurial adventure, the Wahoo Ecosystem, and the training that fuels him for success!
  • MOTM EP 180: Ann Marie Miller, Level 2 Cycling Coach, Bike Fit Specialist and 5X UCI Masters Road Champ & 15 X US National Masters Road Champ
  • MOTM EP 181: Omer Shapira Israeli National Champ and Tokyo 2020 Olympian

Brands mentioned on the podcast: Giro, POC, Castelli, BettyDesigns, MAAP, The Pro’s Closet, Wahoo Fitness, Zwift, Canyon||SRAM, SRAM, 100%, Strictly Bicycles.

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177. Cycling Week: Wheels Up with Zwift’s Senior Content Strategist, Kate Veronneau: The Gamification of Endurance Sports, Unlocking a Pro Career, and the Rise of Women in The Sport of Cycling

Kate Veronneau is an avid cyclist, former domestic pro cyclist and D1 college basketball player, and now the Senior Content Strategist at Zwift.  I know so many of my listeners are on Zwift but for those who have not yet come over to the dark side…

Zwift is the ultimate online endurance sports and fitness platform catering to cyclists, runners and triathletes around the globe.  Founded by Eric Min in 2014, the app and platform are rooted in gaming with both super creative video game designers and top athletes, coaches and fitness goers working behind the scenes to bring the Zwift experience and community to life which is truly where fitness meets adventure!  Athletes race and train on immersive interactive courses in cities like London, New York, and Paris or in the magical fantasy worlds unique to Zwift like Watopia and The Makuri Islands. Zwift uses multiplayer online gaming technology to create vibrant, 3D worlds ripe for exploration. Zwifters unlock cool virtual in-game prizes and badges along the way.   It’s super easy to use. You just download the app , it connects wirelessly to your  exercise equipment: bike trainers, treadmills, and more

Beyond the incredible courses, races, and worlds, Zwift offers top training programs across cycling, running, and triathlon called The Zwift Academy, which is what Kate came on board at Zwift to spearhead and launch in 2016. Here, champion Zwifters unlock coveted sought after real-life opportunities like earning a spot on the CANYON//SRAM Pro Cycling Team.

On this episode, Kate and I sync up about Zwift’s most exciting new venture as the presenting sponsor for the 2022 Tour de France Femme, kicking off on July 24th, 2022 and how the gaming platform has played a major role in increasing the rise of women to the sport of cycling and the Zwift community. Kate dials listeners in to the Zwift Academies for cycling, triathlon, and running, we touch upon some of the upcoming courses, races, tours, and worlds in Zwift. Kate shares where her passion for cycling began and what her goals are now, and overall what she loves about the sport.

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Top Ideas For Building Your At Home Gym: Running, Indoor Cycling, Boxing, Strength, Core + Yoga|MOVES SERIES

Wellness-minded entrepreneur, IRONMAN Certified Coach, 500 Hour YTT, and Podcast Host, Marni Salup offers an inside look at her home gym and shares tips and advice for building your at home gym for 2021. From group fitness classes, yoga, boxing, indoor cycling and indoor/outdoor running to recovery tools . From inexpensive solutions to high tech luxury gear and equipment.

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140. Kristin Mayer, Founder, Betty Designs: From The Runway to The Race Course, Where Design & Endurance Sports Intersect

Kristin Mayer is the Founder and CEO of Betty Designs, THE coolest fashion inspired bad ass endurance sports apparel brand, disrupting race courses around the globe. The brands signature skull+ butterfly logo and runway inspired design sets it apart.  if you aren’t already wearing these awesome kits for triathlon and cycling, you will be in 2021!  On today’s episode, Kristin and I sync up about where it all began, her deep roots in the sport of triathlon,  and all of the other sports that are currently fueling her for success, We talk fashion, design, and the inspo behind Betty Designs many collections, ten of which came out this past year.  We talk about how COVID impacted her business, how she pivoted and is moving forward. Kristin sheds light on her new collection that launched this January 2021, BDLAB, designed with runners in mind, but all kinds of fitness and yoga class goers would love it. If you like to look good when you sweat, in great style and design! PS-and this could be THE coolest thing ever, In additions to renown collaborations with IRONMAN™ Group races, Roka, and The Challenge Family, Kristin has designed  in-game kits on Zwift. I hope you enjoy this fun conversation getting to know the uber-talented designer behind theses super-style kits on the race course!

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Mad Ritual CBD Balm has changed our sports and fitness recovery game in a big way!  Get ready to recover like a rebel with these awesome high quality CBD infused products!  Shop with our code marnionthemove for 15% off your purchase..

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