Athlete On Fire

Our guest is the only person to make it to all three poles in one calendar year.  What are the three poles?  Listen to find out.  He teaches us all about the differences and the challenges between the North and the South Poles.  What would YOU do if a polar bear was stalking you and you came face to face with one?  How long did these trips take to complete?  How did he train for them?  We hope you enjoy this episode of the Athlete On Fire show.

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It's a fairly common thing in sport, work, and life.  The rut.  It's easy if you have a huge team around you to pull you out but what if you need to get out of a rut on your own?  How is it possible to get back on track when you are overwhelmed?  We'll tell you.  We will also let you know about text our host got that helped him get out of a rut.  Mostly about athletes, sometimes about life, enjoy the Weekend Warrior show on Athlete On Fire.

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After his college days of playing baseball for the University of South Carolina, today's lead an outdoor adventurous life.  Winning an essay contest with Backpacker Magazine opened up his world to outdoor adventure and charity even further.  Learn about the experience and how you can make a difference AND do the things you love.  Like summitting amazing peaks.  Enjoy this Athlete On Fire!

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This guest is not afraid of a challenge. Considering he dreamed up a most ridiculous version of a triathlon that swims the Straight of Gibraltar and continues to Morocco. He shares the why's and the how's for such an epic attempt!  Enjoy the adventure with this Athlete On Fire!

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360 Athlete is a partner operation in Australia bringing hard science and a diverse background to training their clients and reaching people all over the world with their online training platform.  Listen to Nils interview an athlete training for MMA.  This is the Athlete On Fire Network!

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Triathlon Unplugged is about all things triathlon.  What did these athletes do before the sport they now love and how are they competing at such a high level.  On this show, hear:

How did Ronnie get into the sport?  Of course he won his first race……or not?!?

Ronnie on doing it your own way. 

Mentors and friends – we all need them!

Is Ronnie the John McEnroe of Triathlon? Likely the only professional Triathlete to almost beat Roger Federer! Ronnie talks about his junior Tennis career 

What’s it like being a part of the Uplace-BMC Triathlon Team 

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Sponsorship For Athletes is all about bringing value to relationships and on ths show Vickie brings on an athlete and client to talk about the journey to sponsorship.  Part entertaining and part resource, you will leave with some ideas on how to get and keep sponsors as an athlete. Enjoy this show as a part of the Athlete On Fire Network!

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Stevie is back for the second episode of Work Hard, Play Harder and she has lots to share.  She takes us to what she calls the hardest race she has ever done.  She talks about the mindset and how it is hard to get ready for something you know is going to hurt so much.  After Ultra Skymarathon Madeira she comes back to Crested Butte and hangs with a good friend and fellow teacher and talk about new adventure in a foreign land.  It's a fun and interesting look at the relationships and life of an elite runner who chooses a work/life balance!

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The Appalachian Trail hasn't been done faster.  Either has the Hard Rock 100.  What does this mean for all of us?  Is it important?  We mention the past record holders and the present contenders.  Ryan Atkins continues to dominate OCR events and our Athlete On Fire Network. Other inspiring people of the AT and what's next for AOF and the passionate new presenters of the Network?  Enjoy the Weekend Warrior Show!

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Nils Hestermann and Anthony Thompson join the Athlete On Fire Network from across the world but with just as much passion for sport, training, and athletics as every contributor in the Network.  They start with an introduction and what their expertise is and then dive into what it took to prepare for the NorthFace 50k.  From mileage to strength, specifics to general principles, they are resource heavy in this first show of many to come. Plus, you get to hear from two awesome accents for 40minutes!  Enjoy the 360 Athlete.

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