The following is list of podcasts on the Leadville Trail 100 Run and Mountain Bike, Leadman, Tandem LT100, The Tour Divide as well as other amazing adventures.
Podcast: Bataan Memorial Death March
|“You pick a race with ‘Death’ in the title as your first marathon?”|
Well, yes, I did, and there were many good reasons behind my decision. In this episode, you'll learn a little World War II history and I'll share the ridiculous series of events leading up to my first full marathon.
The Bataan Memorial Death March is an annual commemoration of the Bataan Death March attended by many of the survivors of the march, along with thousands of supporters from around the world, held at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.
|Show Notes with Race Links and Photos: The Bataan Memorial Death March|
Podcast: Ken Chlouber talks about the Leadville Trail 100
|Do you have what it takes to complete a 100-mile foot race through the Rocky Mountains? Ken Chlouber, founder of the Leadville Trail Race Series, believes in you--but you must make a commitment to yourself.|
In the first episode of this special Alligator Preserves series, Laurel visits with Ken and learns what's special about Leadville and this unusual race series.
|Show Notes with Race Links and Photos: Ken Chlouber and the Leadville Race Series |
Podcast: LT100--Ty and Roxanne Hall
|Ride a mountain bike over 100 miles in tricky terrain over 10,200' elevation? And do it again and again . . . despite extreme physical adversity?|
Ty and Roxanne Hall have eyebrow-raising stories about their experiences training for and participating in the Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race, and tips for anyone who might consider signing up for this challenging race series. Do it! Sign up!
|Show Notes with Race Links and Photos: Ty and Roxanne Hall and the Leadville Race Series |
Podcast: LT100--Marvin and Lisa Sandoval
|Marvin and Lisa Sandoval discuss their experiences with the Leadville Race Series and what it takes for anyone, including YOU, to finish these epic endurance races!|
This is the third in a special series about these renowned races in Leadville, Colorado . . . races that start at 10,200' elevation!
Podcast: LT100--Elden Nelson (a.k.a. "Fatty")
|Elden Nelson (a.k.a. "Fatty") has two decades of Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race finishes under all of his belt buckles! Find out what makes him continue to come back to compete in one of the toughest races known to mountain bikers.|
Podcast: LT100--Rodrigo Jimenez
|Rodrigo Jimenez, 41-year-old resident of Leadville, Colorado, is competing in his 5th Leadman competition in the Leadville Race Series. Listen to the incredible story of how he started racing, and stay till the end to hear how running for 100 miles above 10,000' elevation makes him feel!|
Podcast: Tandem racers Jana and David Zangerle
|Would you ever ride with your partner on a bicycle built for two? Listen to this special episode with tandem racers Jana and David Zangerle and learn what it takes to cross the finish line with someone very close to you--physically and emotionally!|
Podcast: Leadville Race Series with Wesley Sandoval
|Wesley Sandoval broke the record for the Leadman Race in 2016. Find out why he signed up for this epic ultra-endurance high-altitude race series and how he convinced himself to go for the record.|
Also find out what it's like to compete with a brother! Wesley's race experience has truly been a family affair.
Podcast: The Tour Divide with Grace Ragland
|Rest in Peace, Gracie. Thank you for the light you shared with me, and with everyone who knew you, not long ago. (1/25/2020)|
Some might say that the Tour Divide would challenge the fittest among us. After all, this annual bicycling epic spans 2,745 miles between Banff, Canada and Antelope Wells, NM, right on the Mexican border. Some might even say that a person with Multiple Sclerosis would be a fool to attempt such a feat.
|The Race: The Tour Divide |
Podcast: Brent Goldstein,The Tour Divide, and LT100
|Brent Goldstein's bucket (list) is empty after completing the 2018 Tour Divide, but he's back in Leadville to compete in his 12th Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race!|
Brent races for the First Descents (FD) Organization--he's the Chairman of the FD Board--and is working on a book about his experience riding the Tour Divide and working with the FD organization.
|The Race: The Tour Divide |
|Podcast: Sacrifice and Suffering and So Much More|
|Laurel interviews her husband, Mike McHargue, a four-time Leadman and two-time titanium man, about racing and sacrifice and suffering and some fun things too. As the Emergency Manager for his county and as a volunteer for Search and Rescue, he has experienced more unusual physical challenges than the average bear. Listen to his philosophy on pushing past self-imposed limits and on the different "types" of fun in the world.|
Podcast: Silver Queen Alison Sandoval
|Alison Sandoval is a Silver Queen after completing the Leadville Race Series two-day race: a 50-mile mountain bike race on a Saturday followed by a 50-mile foot race the very next day, starting at over 10,000' elevation and climbing through mountainous terrain from there! And she is the one who inspired her husband (who is the current record holder for the Leadman race) to start competing!|
|Podcast: Lounge or Lunge|
|Laurel confesses to one of her character flaws in this pre-holiday episode about choices and her family's first experience climbing Mt. Shavano in Salida, CO.|