Our guest this week is pro triathlete Sarah Crowley. She's all over the podium these days with a 3rd place in Kona and a win at IMAZ, we are stoked to have her on the show this week to talk about her career, season and future.
Thanks to last week's guest Marcus Smith is going to sharing his inspirational story from the documentary "Fighting For Every Breath". From the peak of endurance fitness to fighting for his life in an instant. The story is about how he held on and fought his way back from immobilizing and near-fatal injuries. He found the mental strength to find reasons to celebrate the smallest of victories.
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Sarah Crowley .has been a consistent presence on the podiums at Ironman races and getting her fair share champagne. We spoke last week about her champion performance at IRONMAN Arizona. We reached out to her this week and she graciously agree to do an interview with us.
Sponsor - Riplaces:
Our post interview discussion is sponsored by Riplaces. Riplaces are an elastic lace system that integrates a bungee loop with a plastic core to connect the loop in each eyelet of your running shoe. The bungees come in 5 sizes to achieve custom tension for the perfect fit. The bungees and the cores come in a variety of colors and styles to help you personalize your set. Or, you can choose the MHE logo package. Pro triathlete proven and endorsed, use the code MHE25 to get that 25% discount. Go to www.riplaces.com for more information
Post interview Discussion
Bill, I'm officially a Sarah Crowley fan. Sarah is smart, fast and got a style all her own. The thing about the Minnie and Mickey dolls is a trip. I'm definitely packing a pair for Kona next year. We'll get a picture of her with them at the pro panel next year.
New in the 303:
WORLD RECORD SPIN CLASS
Littleton, CO–Teamwork broke a record today at the Cyclebar studio in Littleton, Colorado. The world’s longest static indoor cycling class record of 27 hours was broken by 25 Colorado cyclists–who rode for 28 hours..
LANCE ARMSTRONG JOINS WISH FOR WHEELS TO BRING MORE BIKES TO 2ND GRADERS
Wish for Wheels is excited to welcome Lance to their community and bring more bikes to 2nd graders!
Check out the post on the 303 Facebook page. This should be a positive alignment for Wish for Wheels and result in more kids riding bikes.
BEST AND WORST MARATHONS IN THE WORLD STUDY
While running the London Marathon might be on the top of most runners’ marathon wishlists, according to recent data collected by The Sole Supplier, London is only number 11 on a list of the best marathons in the world. Looking at course data, The Sole Supplier analysed average finish times, medical stations, toilets, entry fees and how good local accommodation was, as well as environmental factors, such as air quality, temperature, rainfall and altitude. They then collated data to give each of the 81 marathons on the list a score out of ten, naming the best and worst marathons in the world.
How did we pick the marathons for the study?
All IAAF-certified marathons (476) were considered for the index. In order to refine the list, each country featuring in the list were allowed up to three marathons for inclusion. These were decided by taking city population size into account (http://worldpopulationreview.com). The marathons taking place in each country’s three “largest cities” were included in the study. During the data collection phase, any marathons missing more than 1 data point (due to no data available) were removed, leaving a final list of 81 global marathon courses.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is the worldwide governing body for professional level athletics and track and field. Its purpose is to create and regulate professional level meets and to set the standards for administering competitions, using equipment, and documenting world records.
Sponsor - Riplaces:
Our post interview discussion is sponsored by Riplaces. Riplaces are an elastic lace system that integrates a bungee loop with a plastic core to connect the loop in each eyelet of your running shoe. The bungees come in 5 sizes to achieve custom tension for the perfect fit. The bungees and the cores come in a variety of colors and styles to help you personalize your set. Or, you can choose the MHE logo package. Pro triathlete proven and endorsed, use the code MHE25 to get that 25% discount. Go to www.riplaces.com for more information, or go to the MHE Sponsor Discounts page by going to www.milehighendurance.com, or directly to https://www.riplaces.com/collections/mile-high-endurance
Video of the Week:
Olympic triathlete, 70.3 World Champ and PhD Joanna Zeiger to follow up on her study of adult athletes and CBD and THC usage. This is going to be a live interview at Launch Espresso on Saturday, December.
Chris Helwick, a Colorado athlete making a comeback to his professional career as a decathlete (after a 6 year retirement) to make a third and final attempt at qualifying for the 2020 Olympics.
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