Rachel Joyce is the biggest name in British Iron-distance racing. Her results over the last three years include two 2nd places and a 3rd place at Kona! In addition to this, she's a former ITU World Long course champion, and winner of Challenge Roth and IM Lanzarote.
This interview covers her progression from hopeful age-grouper to multiple Kona podiums - and it's a story you might not expect. Always unquestionably physically talented, the biggest shift that happened for her was a mental one - here's her story of learning to believe that she was good enough to compete at Kona.
She also shares with us the story of Tri Equal, and organisation that she co-founded to push for equality of representation for pro women at Kona, and in triathlon in general.