sports

Bringing A Velodrome To Southwest Colorado

Dec 21, 2016
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A velodrome is an oval wooden structure using for high speed bicycle racing on steeply banks turns, and Michael Engleman of the Mission Sports Group would love to see one built in southwest Colorado. KSJD's Tom Yoder talked with Engleman about the sport of velodrome bike racing, and why he believes it would fit right in to the cycling community here.


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Long-distance endurance racing can be a grueling physical ordeal and it is critical that racers prepare themselves properly. in this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, host Kellie Pettyjohn talks with Dustin Partridge, owner of Zuma Natural Foods and long-distance endurance racer, about the nutrition required for endurance races, and why it is critical for good race performance and staying healthy.

Luke Mehall

Luke Mehall is a self-professed dirtbag climber and author, whose latest book "American Climber" tells his story of how climbing saved him from his depression and struggle with addiction. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Luke about how he got started climbing, and why writing about his experiences has been an important part of his path to happiness.

Distance Running In The Mancos Valley

Jun 10, 2016
Mancos Public Library

Long distance running is gaining in popularity across the country, with more and more runners competing in marathons or half-marathon events. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Annette Mullikin and Duff Simbeck,  members of the organizing committee for the upcoming Mancos Half Marathon and 5K race, about their own experiences with distance running, advice for beginning runners, and what to expect at the Mancos races.

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The population of Cortez will swell by about 10 percent on June 21st.

That’s when the Bicycle Tour of Colorado is expected to bring 600 to 800 cyclists into the city.

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