Tin Talk

Tin Talk is a place for the athletes and artists of Tinman Elite to share
their stories through a variety of mediums for all to enjoy.

 
 

BAPTiZED BY FIRE

Sam provides an inside look at the promise he made himself at the beginning of 2019, committing to
“going for it,” and growing his self-belief in pursuit of becoming the best version of himself.

 
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IN PURSUIT OF GREATNESS

Read Morgan Pearson’s journey from one of the first Tinmen, to the top American triathlete. Morgan details what the process was like physically and mentally, and how he transitioned from elite distance running to elite triathlon competition.

 

ONE YEAR LATER

Joey Berriatua takes us through the highs and lows of the past year—including his transition from a collegiate runner at Santa Clara to a member of Tinman Elite.

 

THE RETURN OF CONNOR WINTER

Connor Winter’s running journey is, like many, one of physical and mental trials. Learn about how Connor progressed from a washed-up college graduate to a USATF Championship Qualifier and Tinman Elite team record holder in just 18 months.

 

SHARING IN COMMUNITY — BOSTON

Tinman Elite caught a double and dinner with the Boston running community while in town for the adidas Boost Games. Click below to read about what these community events mean for the team, and keep an eye out for us in your city soon!

 

OSLO DIAMOND LEAGUE RECAP

Read more about the mental and physical preparation for Drew’s 7:39 3,000m run in Oslo. This race marked a huge breakthrough for Drew—he ran a 12 second personal best, and earned his first points in a Diamond League race.

 

50 METERS WITH TINMAN ELITE

See the first year of Tinman Elite through Ben Weingart’s camera lens. From the trials of training, to the joys and frustrations of competition—Ben gives a raw look at the inner workings of the team.

 

PAYTON JORDAN RECAP + INSIDE TINMAN ELITE EPISODE 1

Watch Episode 1 of the new video mini-series: Inside Tinman Elite, plus hear from the Tinmen after their performances at Payton Jordan.

 

Tin Talk episode 1—Drew Hunter & sam parsons

Join Sam and Drew as they sit down to discuss hard-hitting conversation topics like: what they’ve learned from Tom ‘Tinman’ Schwartz, who has better style, and the Tinman Elite group chat.

 

The LOGO

An in-depth look at the design process behind the Tinman Elite logo, what it stands for, and why we wear it with so much pride.

 

JEFF THIES—sub4

Jeff recounts his journey to Sub-4. From a broken foot and a loss of hope, to a resilient comeback and an accomplished goal.

 
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drew hunter—the return

Drew dives into a heartfelt recollection of his senior cross country season, his recent injury struggles, and how he is now back with an unexpected announcement to make.

 
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sam parsons—This is for you

Sam shares the heartfelt story of his decision to represent Germany in the next chapter of his running career.

 
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REED FISCHER—Houston half marathon

Run stride for stride with Reed during his breakthrough performance at the Aramco Houston Half Marathon.