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Nathan Jones played 302 games for the Melbourne Football Club and captained the club from 2014 - 2019.
He’s a 3 x Best and Fairest (Most Valuable Player) for his club and will go down as one of their all time legends, a leader through one of their toughest decades in the clubs' history.
Nathan talks us through finishing his AFL journey, both the fulfillment and disappointment he experienced at the end of his career, and his decision to jump into triathlon…
This is where we come in, Nathan spoke to Gerard and said I’ve signed up to a 70.3 in 12 weeks, can you help?
What follows is a rollercoaster story from a true professional athlete.
We hope you enjoy it.
00:00 - Introduction
00:58 - Sleeping through your alarm on race day!
06:40 - The key thing that rapidly got Nathan back to swim form
11:13 - The two sole bits of power data Nathan was focused on
17:00 - Did he go out too fast in the run?
19:40 - Facing the toughest part of the race…
25:00 - The emotion of running down the red carpet
31:04 - Nathan’s incredible mental strength
32:50 - Why Gerard was inspired as a coach
33:40 - Having the courage to face the pain
35:48 - Nathan’s advice: The reward is in the journey
40:00 - Will he race again?
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