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Archive for February, 2014

Nelson Vails

by on Feb.28, 2014, under Archive, cycling

cmr2The documentary Cheetah: The Nelson Vails Story, will premiere in San Diego on Thursday night March 6th at the La Paloma in Encinitas. Nellie came on to chat about growing up in Harlem and becoming an Olympic silver medalist in the match sprint. You can purchase tickets for the premiere at www.nelsonvails.com.

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Bob Larsen

by on Feb.18, 2014, under Archive, Running

cmr2He ran in the 1950’s, started coaching in the 1960’s, and over the last half a century, Coach Bob Larsen has been one of the best coaches ever. Coach Larsen is most connected to the Jamul Toads, UCLA, and the great Meb Keflezighi.

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Heather Abbott

by on Feb.12, 2014, under Archive, Running

cmr2On April 15th, after the Red Sox game had finished late that morning, Heather Abbott and some of her friends were walking into the Forum Bar near the Boston Marathon finish line when the second of two explosions blew her into the restaurant, and her life changed forever. She ended up having her left leg amputated below the knee. Ten months after losing her leg, Heather came on the show to talk about how she is doing and where she is today.

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Chris Horner

by on Feb.04, 2014, under Archive, cycling

cmr2Talk about a guy with an awesome personality. Chris Horner, the 2013 Vuelta a Espana champion, came on to chat about signing with a new team, going to bed hungry on a regular basis while training 500 miles per week, his Olympic experience, and why his wife Megan knows the location of every McDonald’s in Spain.

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Scott Jurek

by on Feb.04, 2014, under Running

cmr2Scott Jurek is a true legend of Ultramarathoning. He came on to chat about his amazing career, where he won the Western States 100 seven times in a row and Badwater twice. As he heads into the 20th and final year of racing at the highest level, it was great to catch up.

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Rob Urbach

by on Feb.04, 2014, under triathlon

cmr2With the NCAA approving triathlon for women as a Division 1, 2 and 3 sport, the time was right to chat with the CEO of USA Triathlon about the state of the sport.

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