Welcome to Episode #175 of the Mile High Endurance podcast. You are listening to your weekly connection to coaches, experts and pro athletes to inspire and help you reach your endurance goals. We are your hosts coach Rich Soares and 303 Chief Bill Plock. Thanks for joining us for another week of endurance interviews and discussion.
Today we have National champion cyclist, Denise Korenek on her record breaking feat of being the fastest sustained cycling speed of 184 mph. We are going to talk about the inspiration, training, planning, engineering and nerves that it took to achieve that goal.
Thanks to last week's guest the legendary Julie Moss as we talk about her book, Crawl of Fame. If you missed that interview go back and check out episode #174. Also stay tuned for more information about her book signing events in Colorado later this summer.
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Denise Korenek holds the world record for paced bicycle land speed and is considered "the fastest cyclist on earth". She set the record on September 16, 2018, at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, by traveling an average of 183.932 mph (296.009 km/h) on a custom-built carbon KHS bicycle behind a custom-built vehicle to minimize air resistance. She lives in Valley Center, CA with her husband Chris.
Her record has been featured in Bicycling Magazine, on ESPN, in Outside Online, and now the Mile High Endurance Podcast.
Let's spend some time with our guest interview.
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Denise Korenek Interview Discussion
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Question #1 - How many feet was Denise's suit tested for?
Question #2 - In 1899, the first attempt was made by Charles Murphy when he became the first person to exceed 60 mph. What was his nickname?
Question #3 - Charles Murphy's attempt did this by slipstreaming a _____. The rest of the sentence: along a track of rough wooden boards laid on the sleepers. He rode into the record books on what he called "a maelstrom of swirling dust, hot cinders, paper and other particles of matter"
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