If you seriously want to know about sporting suffering; about how plain crazy sportspeople can be; about why athletes are scientists using themselves as lab rats to find out how much they can endure; about the pleasure found in pain and the ache for success; then this Yorkshire fellow is your man.
Jonny Brownlee has an Olympic triathlon silver (2016), an Olympic triathlon bronze (2012), is chasing an Olympic triathlon gold (2020), and needs to recite just one story about training on a Yorkshire dale to illustrate the truth of suffering.
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