Podcast: Des and Ryan Linden - A Journey Toward Excellence


Welcome to Episodes 28 of Purple Patch Podcast. This week, Boston Marathon Champion, Des Linden, and her husband, elite Purple Patch triathlete, Ryan Linden, explore performance and relationships in this intimate conversation with Matt Dixon


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This isn’t a Boston Marathon recap, but a glimpse behind the curtain of two elite athletes and how they manage their training, racing, recovery, and day-to-day responsibilities as partners in each other's success. 

What are the components of their successful relationship and what can others learn from their journey?  How do they overcome their own pain, adversity, and fear? 

Both Ryan and Des have evolved and changed throughout their careers and they graciously open up about their personal evolutions and explore how their thoughts around coaching, collaboration, and training have matured through the years. The lessons they've learned are lessons for anyone seeking peak performance. 

This is a personal conversation that feels like you're sitting with them having a cup of tea or coffee.

Speaking of coffee - Des and Ryan even talk about another passion of theirs: the debut of Linden & True Coffee earlier this year in conjunction with another pair of elite athletes, Sarah and Ben True.

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