Athlete On Fire

From hauling pumpkins to hauling our family back east to hang out with family in beautiful West Virginia during an interesting time in our lives, the backdrop of the Athlete On Fire show is revealed more and more throughout the Weekend Warrior show. We want to get to know you all and we are willing to let you know us better in the process. What kind of amazing clients does Scott work with?  What surgery is his dad about to get this time?  Why were people hauling pumpkins and why is Scott biting off heads with no sleep?  Well, these random facts and more about the amazing athletes that have been on the show recently in the newest installment of the weekend warrior show with Scott Jones.

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Ariana is back to share her race experience in Minneapolis where she finished within striking distance of a 1st place finish.  Coming in 4th is still a good thing and she is now able to focus on training until the February of 2016 Olympic Trials.  She shares her prerace routine including nutrition in a city not her own.  We talk about post race celebration tactics and how she physically prepared all summer for this, her A race.  Also notice the relative adversity she went through racing this summer in the crazy heat.  We also talk about a move to California and the Sonoran Distance Project.  The CoolDown is all about sitting down with amazing athletes to peak into their lives as an athlete and otherwise. Enjoy this installment with a humble and talented Athlete On Fire.

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If you ever had that itch to do something big.  Something bigger than yourself but you just never acted on it, then this guest is here to inspire you.  Besides a career and life spent pushing the boundaries in the mountains he continues to challenge himself. One day, he was riding his bike and an idea popped into his head. Why don't I ski all of the Colorado 14ers in one year.  That was it.  He was obsessed and had to make it happen.  This story and so many others from an adventurous elite athlete will get you stirring to try and do amazing things. Enjoy this installment of the Athlete On Fire show.

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Ride along, literally as Scott is getting ready for the last event of the season.  Crunched on time the show is recorded during the pre event storage run and on the ride to the office to get everything set up.  Just a candid look into a day in the life of a Race Director .  There was also a chance to talk about the amazing Colorado Trails in all it's colors this fall.  Enjoy this episode of the Weekend Warrior on the Athlete On Fire show!

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Seriously, how many elite triathletes have a beer sponsor for their post race nutrition?  Our athlete on this episode does and she shares her story of how she came to be a champion at the highest level of triathlon.  Learn about her training philosophy and how she mentally prepares before and during big events.  Learn why her husband is her inspiration and what she is looking forward to in her career. It's always a journey in the mind of an elite athlete and this is no exception. Enjoy this Athlete On Fire!

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The Appalachian Trail.  The Pacific Coast Trail. The Tahoe Rim through hike.  These are challenges worthy of any athlete, any hiker.  Today's Athlete On Fire just happens to be blind.  Yes, blind.  He has hiked many of our classic routes without the ability to see.  He wasn't born blind either.  He lived with his sight until a fateful and life changing blindness happened when he was 36 years old.  His amazing endurance and story is sure to inspire you to get out there and do some amazing things yourself.  As a matter of fact, his challenge is so unique you will have to try it just to relate to what he goes through as a blind hiker.  Learn how he locates himself in dangerous situations and why being in touch with all of your other senses is more rewarding at the top of peaks where views are usually the focus.  Come share in the awe and the amazing story of today's Athlete On Fire.

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Our guest today thrives on being surrounded by natural beauty.  He has made his career dependant on it as a photographer who has captured the heart of adventure.  He shares why he has to train or work out for two hours a day.  Who are three photographers he looks up to?  He shares that as well. He shares his journey from a typical young man playing typical sports to life as an adventurer. Listen to his Fitness On Fire recommendation and what he is training for these. We love adventurous guests and you are going to love popping those ear plugs in today and going on a journey.  Thanks for joining us in this newest installment of Athlete On Fire.

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Join Scott as he catches you up on the happenings with his event company and behind the scenes of Athlete On Fire.  What did Vampires have to do with his weekend?  How is he involved in a great charity bringing sound to the less fortunate?  Hear about his first sponsor of Athlete On Fire and why it is important to get to know the people behind the company you partner with.  He also shares where you can win some copies of some interesting new running books.  Enjoy this episode of Weekend Warriors with Athlete On Fire.

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You have to be pretty darn tough to earn the nickname "The Queen Of Pain."  If today's guest is anything, it is tough. We try to take you on a journey with her through her life and career as an inspiring athlete who has been a world class adventure racer, paddler, and more recently, mountain biker. Learn how she is able to mentally and physically perform at the highest level.  Find out why she had to write her book, where she grew up, about her family and more.  Our friends at SOLE were gracious enough to introduce us to our guest and she delivered with a show that you will learn from and take to do some amazing things yourself.  Enjoy this installment of the Athlete On Fire show.

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Running expert and author comes on again to let us all know why we should run slower, more often.  Join us for an intro to his newest book to help runners all over the world,  80/20 Running.  Oh and you can win a copy by visiting the Athlete On Fire website. Enjoy this episode of the Cool Down.


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