Omar Nour was 29 years old and weighed 230 pounds when he jumped into his first ever triathlon, the Events DC Nation’s Triathlon back in 2007. He fell in love with the sport and decided to try to make the 2012 Egyptian Olympic Triathlon Team at the ripe old age of 33. Omar’s journey from Fat to Fit is just the beginning of the story.
The documentary Cheetah: The Nelson Vails Story, will premiere in San Diego on Thursday night March 6th at the La Paloma in Encinitas. Nellie came on to chat about growing up in Harlem and becoming an Olympic silver medalist in the match sprint. You can purchase tickets for the premiere at www.nelsonvails.com.
On April 15th, after the Red Sox game had finished late that morning, Heather Abbott and some of her friends were walking into the Forum Bar near the Boston Marathon finish line when the second of two explosions blew her into the restaurant, and her life changed forever. She ended up having her left leg amputated below the knee. Ten months after losing her leg, Heather came on the show to talk about how she is doing and where she is today.
Talk about a guy with an awesome personality. Chris Horner, the 2013 Vuelta a Espana champion, came on to chat about signing with a new team, going to bed hungry on a regular basis while training 500 miles per week, his Olympic experience, and why his wife Megan knows the location of every McDonald’s in Spain.