Archive for May 24th, 2011
The numbers are staggering. Dean Karnazes just finished running 3,000 miles across America in 75 days, averaging 40-50 miles a day. How important was his crew to the success of the adventure? How cool was it to meet Michelle Obama and run to the White House with 150 kids? And, most importantly, how did he stay healthy while stringing together 300 mile running weeks?
The February 1982 Ironman was Kathleen McCartney Hearst’s second ever triathlon. Little did she know that her race that February day with Julie Moss would not only change the lives of both of these young women, but also impact for the better the future of Ironman and the sport of triathlon.
Amy Snyder has put together one of the best cycling books ever written. Hell on 2 Wheels is a great read that takes you inside the toughest event on the planet, the Race Across America.
The newly crowned Leadman Triathlon Champion, Jordan Rapp, was in San Diego for a Q&A with Bob in front of a packed house from Tri Club of San Diego. Jordan went through his pre-triathlon rowing career at Princeton, his move to triathlon, his Ironman Canada and Ironman Arizona wins and, of course, his comeback from a horrific hit-and-run accident in March of 2010.