Archive for December, 2011
Lukas Verzbicas is a very special 18 year old. Who else has run a sub 4:00 mile in high school and won the Junior World Triathlon Championship in the same year? He was enrolled at the University of Oregon this fall, but left after deciding that triathlon was his true calling. We had Lukas on to go through his plans to, hopefully, qualify for the 2012 Olympic Trials in San Diego in May.
Mark Palmer is the new owner of B&L Bike and Sport and a brand new sponsor of Competitor Radio. We’re jazzed to have Mark on board!
Alistair Brownlee is the two-time ITU World Champion and the odds on favorite to win the Gold Medal in triathlon next summer in London. He came on with Huddle and me to discuss his career, his training, and his hopes and dreams for London and beyond.
Shelly Shepherd had six children of her own at the time she and her husband welcomed a young Vietnamese child missing both legs below the knee into their home in Missouri. What motivates a mother to take in a disabled child and raise her as her own? How special has it been for now 8 year old Haven to become part of an amazing family? The story of Haven Shepherd is unbelievable.
Lesley Paterson is coming off a huge win at the XTERRA World Championship in Maui. Heather Jackson took fourth at the 70.3 Worlds in Vegas and second in Oceanside last spring to 2010 Ironman champion Mirinda Carfrae. Paterson, from Scotland, was the only girl on her rugby team growing up and Jackson played ice hockey at Princeton before trying to make the 2006 Olympic team. They came in studio with Huddle and me to talk triathlon, rugby, hockey and much, much more……