Vinnie Tortorich, aka American’s Angriest Trainer, is a long-time endurance athlete who authored a best seller – Fitness Confidential – and hosts a highly rated podcast. Huddle and I, of course, wanted to know why the guy was so damn angry! Vinnie’s website is www.vinnietortorich.com
Since 1999, David Walsh has been at the very top of the Lance Armstrong Enemies List. The last time David came on with Huddle and me was way back in 2007 and the conversation was riveting. The timing was perfect to have the award-winning journalist back on to chat about Lance, Emma, Floyd, Betsy, and his current thoughts on the sport of cycling.
The book from VeloPress is called Land of Second Chances, The Impossible Rise of Rwanda’s Cycling Team. Author Tim Lewis came on to chat about the nation of Rwanda, where 800,000 people were slaughtered in the span of just 100 days back in 1994, and the diverse cast of characters that come to life on the pages of his book: Jock Boyer, the first American to race the Tour de France back in 1981, mountain bike pioneer Tom Ritchey, and Rwandan cyclist and mountain bike Olympian Adrien Niyonshuti. The book is fascinating to say the least and Tim was a great interview.
Germany’s Sebastian Kienle is coming off his second Ironman 70.3 World Championship title in a row. After a fourth place in his first Kona attempt last year, is he ready to win the big one this time around?