This episode was a lot of fun and ran a bit late as riding a bike is always a fun discussion, and choosing a good custom wheel set is something so many of us probably go into without the best knowledge. So if you're ready to learn about a new gravel bike race, new ultra run, cold weather gear for gravel biking, and how to choose components on a super high level for a custom wheelset, this is the episode!
Jake Jackson has sprung onto the ultra scene over the past 3 years and continued to excel at sheer speed and power. He's a cadence monster who runs fluid and fast at speeds that most of us strive for in a 10k, yet he'll do it for 157 miles. Listen in to learn about his most recent Desert Solstice run to a 2nd overall, 1st place male in the 24 hour and 3rd place male in the 100 mile.
The Maah Daah Hey 100 is in one of the most scenic places in the country that very few have been to, the Badlands of North Dakota. Starting in 2013 with the MDH 107 mile beast of a mountain bike ride, and today having a distance for everyone from the kids, beginner, to the endurance animal, this is a series for you to checkout!
The Land Run 100 is one of the most iconic gravel grinders in the country. If you've seen bikes and happy riders covered in reddish orange mud, it's probably from the Land Run 100. It's about to open registration for year 6 on 11/3, so it's still a newer event per say, but the recognition thanks to its famous red dirt and festival atmosphere is legendary. The course is comprised of 105 miles of punchy climbs and just under 7k of gain. Make sure you read up before tackling this one as preparation is the key to success!
Sherpa John is a Colorado local that doesn't mince words with his opinions on the sport of ultra and all things. He's a hoot to chat with and we appreciate his insights into the ultra world both here and abroad!
Today we’re chatting with Debbie Potts, the owner of the Fitness Forward Studio, a published author, has an awesome podcast, and is a Rockstar coach. She focuses on the "Wholestic" method for athletes to burn fat, optimize health, and improve performance to reduce stress in our life.
Running 1000 miles, 135 miles, 100 miles, 50 states, 50 marathons, and just loving adventure.
Ok I'm a fan. I'm not gonna lie, I had so much fun talking with Peter before, during, and after our recording. He lives life to appreciate the small things like a beautiful owl or tweety bird, but loves to go big on adventure to feel complete too. We dig into running/hiking the Iditarod on foot for 1000 miles over 26 days to not only complete, but to win it. Touch on depression, his public speaking, and way of life. Be careful listening to this one, you might have to quit your job and go for a month long race....
Simon Ward has been coaching triathletes, mostly Ironman, for over 20 years now. His website thetriathloncoach.com, is one of the most premier triathlon training programs in the UK. Aside from his coaching experience, he's an incredible adventurer and loves to find the balance of train hard play hard.
I love the Hawk 100, actually all the distances, and would love to help spread the word about their awesome race. This one is in my home state and I’ve personally ran the trail marathon, 50 mile, and 100 mile at their event and had a blast doing so. The course is actually covered in trees for 90% of it, it’s a rolling style course with good hard pack dirt, and a bit of a rocky factor that isn’t loose, isn’t big, but I think just right. Today my quest and plea to you all, is to come and do the 100 miler. We need to get at least 100 100 mile finishers across the line to get them to become a Western States qualifier. Can you help us out?
In this episode we dig into the benefits of working with a coach and building a team of professionals around you to help you perform your best in your sport! Think having a coach is just for the pros? Think again! Awesome chat with head coach of Lifelong Endurance Andrew Simmons and Doctor of Physical Therapy at Revo PT, Brian Briggs.
Jake Jackson jumped into ultra running just a few years back, but has turned into an absolute animal! From doing amazing well at Javelina 100, winning Nanny Goat 100 and Coldwater Rumble, and soon to tackle Desert Solstice, this dude is here to throw down the gauntlet. Not to mention, he's gone Keto too and seen some impressive results. Listen in to learn more!
Avery Collins is new to the sport of ultrarunning and absolutely crushing the ultra scene. He's shooting to be the first American to win Tour De Geants and already has an impressive race resume.
Frank Dumont is a medical doctor based in Estes Park, CO who runs the Estes Park Wellness Center. He takes a quite different approach to his practice which I great appreciate, so we’ll dig in to this today, as well as some fun topics.
The Dirty 30 is one of the most iconic 50k's in the country, and one of our hometown favorites here in Colorado. In this podcast we chat with Megan about where her event came from, why it's just awesome, and why you should come out to join the Dirty 30 party!
Today we’re welcoming Jared Blank to the podcast. Jared just finished up the World Marathon Challenge by running 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days. Let that sink in for a minute and just try to imagine the logistics and the toll this would take on your body and mind. We’re excited to hear about all the rigors of preparing for and taking on this challenge from Jared himself as well as how he turned his dyslexia into his superpower.
We’re stoked to have an absolute badass joining us. She’s got an impressive resume in the sport of cycling but also an incredible recovery story from a nasty crash in 2010 that left her with a broken pelvis and severe brain injury. Last year she took the win at the 2017 Dirty Kanza 200 to become the Queen of the Kanza and she set a new course record in the process. We’re happy to welcome our first guest of royalty to the podcast, Alison Tetrick!