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Archive for June, 2012

Grete Waitz

by on Jun.20, 2012, under Archive, Running

This is a long lost Competitor Radio interview from our archives with nine-time New York City Marathon champion Grete Waitz.

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Don Shanahan

by on Jun.20, 2012, under Archive, triathlon

Don Shanahan was a 2:29 marathoner when he and his buddies at the San Diego Track Club decided to put on a little event back in 1974. It started with a run, then a short bike ride before finishing up with a dip in Mission Bay. He called the new creation ‘triathlon’ and the world was changed forever. Don came in studio to swim, bike and run down memory lane with us.

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Tyler Stewart

by on Jun.19, 2012, under Archive, Running

Tyler Stewart has made the move from professional triathlete to ultrarunner and will be attempting her first Western States 100 next weekend. She is an Ironman champion who gave up a sport with prize money and sponsorship for the pure love of the trails. The big question, of course, is why.

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Rick Bonitati

by on Jun.16, 2012, under triathlon

Rick Bonitati from La Crema Winery, a long-time sponsor of Vineman, came on to chat about the connection between a tough triathlon and great wine.

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Ann Meyers Drysdale

by on Jun.16, 2012, under Archive

Ann Meyers Drysdale, one of the greatest female athletes in history, came in studio to help us celebrate the 40th anniversary of the creation of Title IX.

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Rasmus Henning

by on Jun.08, 2012, under Archive, Ironman, Road to Kona, triathlon

Rasmus Henning from Denmark has done it all in the sport of triathlon. A two-time Olympian in Athens and Beijing, he won the Hy-Vee race two years in a row when the purse was $200,000 to the winner, took fifth in Kona in his first attempt back in 2009 with a broken hand and in March of 2012 dominated in Abu Dhabi. We chatted about his ebook – – his plans for Kona, and the balance it takes to be a husband, father, and a professional athlete.

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Mark Palmer

by on Jun.08, 2012, under cycling

Mark Palmer from B&L Bikes came on to chat about the Specialized Shiv, new technology, bike fit, and what’s coming up at B&L.

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Eric Blehm

by on Jun.08, 2012, under Archive

Eric Blehm is the author of a new book on Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown called FEARLESS that is spectacular. Eric came in studio for a full hour to discuss Adam and the amazing life that he led. To order the book go to

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