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Archive for April, 2011

Ryan Hall

by on Apr.24, 2011, under Archive, Running

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On April 18th, Ryan Hall ran 2:04:58 in Boston, the fastest time ever for an American. He talks about how much he loves high fiving the other runners on his way to the start and shares his thoughts on being part of one of the greatest races in marathon history.

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Joe Desena

by on Apr.24, 2011, under Archive, cycling, Running, triathlon

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Joe Desena is the man behind the Spartan Race Series that is now up to 30 events around the country. Besides the Spartan Sprint, Spartan Beast and Super Spartan, the stories Joe shares about the multiple-day craziness of The Death Race are hilarious.

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Craig Hummer

by on Apr.19, 2011, under Archive, cycling

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Craig Hummer has been involved in the TV coverage of the Tour de France since 2004 and has probably spent more time interviewing Lance Armstrong during those years than anyone else. But Hummer, a top collegiate swimmer in his day, is now much more than a cycling or endurance sports commentator. If it’s Bull Riding, the Olympics or pretty much any other sport around, he brings his passion to the game and makes the competition one you don’t want to miss.

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Martin Dugard

by on Apr.19, 2011, under Archive, cycling, Running

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Martin Dugard is a life- long endurance athlete and his new book, To Be a Runner, is coming out in May. As an author, he has created New York Times Bestselling books on Christopher Columbus and Captain Cook while mixing in Chasing Lance, which follows Lance Armstrong’s seventh and last  Tour de France victory. When he’s not writing, Marty can be found running the trails or coaching his high school track and cross country kids. Huddle and I always enjoy catching up with one of the best authors around.

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Larry Turkheimer

by on Apr.19, 2011, under triathlon

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Larry Turkheimer is one of the founders of the LA Tri Club and his passion is helping to keep kids water safe. He came on to tell us about the Coast 2 Coast Swim Challenge that the LA Tri Club and Southern Cal Aquatics are putting together. The goal is to have people swim a total of 2,462 miles on May 22 at the Culver City Pool and, through donations, create more swim programs for kids. Unbelievably, for kids under the age of 14, drowning is the number one cause of  deaths in California. For more information and to donate to the cause, go to www.coast2coastswim.com

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Hector Picard

by on Apr.15, 2011, under Archive, triathlon

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Hector Picard is amazing. He has no arms….but absolutely no limits.

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