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Archive for May 11th, 2011

Shannon Rowbury

by on May.11, 2011, under Archive, Running

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After just one chat, Shannon Rowbury has quickly become one of our all-time favorite interviews. What a great personality! Besides being really, really talented – 2008 Olympic finalist at 1500 meters for the U.S.,  really bright – she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Duke and completed her Masters Degree there as well, we love the fact that she grew up Irish dancing, is a really good steeplechaser, actually has done some bench pressing, and came all the way back from a stress fracture in her hip joint only one year before the Olympics.

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George Thomas

by on May.11, 2011, under cycling

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If you want to talk seriously about the Race Across America-RAAM- it’s important to bring someone on who has actually competed in RAAM on his own, on a tandem, and on a relay so you get a real sense for the craziness of the event. George Thomas came on with us to give us the inside scoop on the toughest event of them all. Huddle actually decided to sign up! Kidding. There are multiple starts for the different divisions coming up in Oceanside, California on June 14, 15 and 18. For constant updates on this year’s RAAM, go to www.raceacrossamerica.org .

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