Shane Smith from World Triathlon Corporation will Feature on ‘Australia Talks’ Tonight on ABC Radio

Shane Smith from World Triathlon Corporation will feature as one of the panel members on tonight’s program. Details as per below:

The program is Australia Talks presented by Paul Barclay on ABC Radio National, after 4 in WA, and after 6 elsewhere.  Frequencies for the major cities are below.

Tonight’s topic is the exercise boom:

Right now tens of thousands of Australians are in serious training.

Some will run Sydney’s 14km City2Surf. Others will compete in next month’s Gold Coast marathon, while some like Federal Opposition Leader Tony Abbott prefer the challenge of ironman triathlon events. But what is driving record numbers of Australians to such feats of physical endurance?

To join the talkback, call 1300 22 55 76 during the program or you can post your views on line at any time by going to our website – – and the clicking the `add a comment’ link.

Adelaide 729AM
Brisbane 792AM
Canberra 846AM
Darwin 657AM
Gold Coast 90.1FM
Hobart 585AM
Melbourne 621AM
Newcastle 1512AM
Perth 810AM
Sydney 576AM

Karl Hayes

Head of Rest and Recovery

Karl is a keen age group triathlete who races more than he trains. Good life balance! Karl works in the media industry in Australia and is passionate about the sport of triathlon.