6: Mat Steinmetz - Tri Coach and Founder of 51Speedshop
By Peter Brees, endurance Junkie
Boulder based Mat Steinmetz has worked with several top triathletes as a coach, consultant, and/or bike fitter. Those athletes include Ironman Hawaii winners Craig Alexander and Mirinda Carfrae. Mat holds a masters degree in exercise physiology and is the founder of the triathlon experts team 51Speedshop. In this interview we talk about:- His background and how he ended up in triathlon.- How he got into bike fitting and what made him leave Retül and start his own business 51Speedshop.- Fitting an athlete in their best possible TT position.- His coaching philosophy.- The upcoming Ironman Hawaii and how he thinks the race will unfold.