Your host of The Athletic Experience Podcast - Tom FitzSimons is a professional decathlete who trains in California and competes for the Santa Barbara Track Club. Hailing from Mount St. Mary's University, Tom has athletic experiences in meets such as the Olympic Trials, several United States Championships and two NCAA Division I Championships. He is a Penn Relays Champion, a podium finisher at the USA Championships, NCAA All American and has twice represented Team USA international competition.
As a professional athlete, fan of freak athleticism and someone who is addicted to the behind the scenes grind we call training, Tom has sought out athletes, coaches, doctors, instructors, among others, to shed light on the athletic experiences of the world's greatest athletes. The podcast is a platform for young athletes to learn, for established athletes to grow, coaches to evolve and for everyone to enjoy.
On the show Tom discusses championship mentality, miles per hour, work ethic and big time performances. The Athletic Experience looks to compare athletes across all sports and discover what goes in to defining "The Word's Greatest Athlete." Join the conversation on social media using #AthleticExperience
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The 2000 Sydney Games Bronze Medalist in the Decathlon talks about his career, the best dodge ball team ever and more.