Robyn Benincasa is one of the greatest female endurance athletes in history and was just named a CNN Hero. It was the perfect time to chat with the adventure racer, firefighter, and the creator of Project Athena.
Richard Adler is the co-producer of the Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic and the brand new Velothon Philadelphia, both coming up on June 1st and both showcasing the infamous 18%-20% grade known as the Manayunk Wall.
In this wide-ranging interview with Andrew Messick, on the three year anniversary of becoming the CEO of Ironman, we covered everything from his time with the NBA and AEG, Lance Armstrong, the globalization of the Ironman brand, and what he feels is his greatest accomplishment so far.
The 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.
Talk 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.