Coach Darren Smith brought three of his up and coming young triathletes to the studio and the interview was eye opening to say the least. In studio with us were 20 year old Aussie Declan Wilson, 24 year old Brit Jodie Stimpson and 29 year old American Lindsey Jerdonek. How good a coach is Darren Smith? Six of his athletes raced in the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
Lesley Paterson was the only girl playing rugby with the boys when she was growing up in Scotland. That love of getting dirty has served her well as she has become one of the world’s best off-road triathletes, having won the XTERRA U.S. National Championship in both 2012 and 2013, and the XTERRA World Championship in 2012. She has a cool new workout program that just launched at www.6min6pack.com and our in studio chat with Lesley and her Behavioral Psychologist husband Simon Marshall was downright hilarious.
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.
To keep his streak going, each year Boston Marathon Race Director Dave McGillivray waits until after the leaders are in before heading back out to Hopkinton to run his marathon. On April 15th, just as he was about to begin his trek back to Boston, bombs went off near the finish line and all hell broke loose.