March 25, 2013, NorCal CyclingNews released a very unique podcast show. Follow a young cyclist as he make his big push to go from the elite to pro ranks. What the true cost of becoming a pro? This is the real deal and you won’t want to miss it!
Listen to our podcast shows anytime while you drive to the races or any destination. Time on the trainer? Get pumped up with our onsite race interviews as it brings you back to race day. Need sounds while riding the bike? We’ve got great interviews with pros, DS, coaches and some random silly interviews. We’ve go more coming your way so stay tuned to norcalcyclingnews.com, share and like our NCCN fan page on facebook.
There are 2 ways to listen to NCCN podcast episodes. Directly from BlogTalk Radio home page or on iTunes Player. You can also search for “NorCal CyclingNews” in the Apple store under podcast. Once a new podcast is published, we will link the episode from NCCN facebook fan page as well.
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Follow a young cyclist as he make his big push to go from the elite to pro ranks. What the true cost of becoming a pro? This is the real deal and you won’t want to miss it!
Tanya Dubnicoff is a retired track cyclist from Canada. She won four gold medals at the Pan American Games. She represented Canada at three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1992. She was inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in 2002. She lives in California, coaching junior cyclists, as well as the Canadian team. Tanya just finished a 2-day track camp and chose to train at Hellyer Velodrome.
Katheryn Bertine made a splash in the cycling world the last year with her column in ESPN-W chronicleing her attempt to make the 2012 Olympics riding for St. Kitts & Nevis. In addition to her cycling career she is currently at work on a new documentary film about womens cycling and writes various freelance articles in the sports journalism field, including ESPN, Triathlete, Inside Triathlon and US Weekly. In addition to writing books, Bertine has a secret desire to act on the big screen as well as explore the world of broadcast sports journalism. She’ll try to take it one day at a time, but makes no promises.
Jen See is a former editor of Podium Cafe, writing as Gavia, and frequent contributor to Bicycling, and Cycling Illustrated. Jen has interviewed national, world, and Olympic champions from around the world. Her writing has appeared online at Bicycling, Cyclingnews, Cycling Illustrated, Podium Cafe, Steephill, VeloNews, and in print at Mountain Flyer Magazine. Jen See has logged many hours on the bike as a former racer and frequently covers women in cycling.
Nicola Cranmer is a pioneer in womens cycling. Several years ago she founded a racing team and grew it into Exergy 2012, a world wide powerhouse program focused on delivering women to the Olympics. Most top American women have passed through Cranmers program at some point, and this year alone it produced two Olympic medalists Kristin Armstrong (Gold – ITT), and Lauren Tamayo (Silver – Team Pursuit.) Cranmer is also a actively involved in USAC on various committees.
Megan Guarnier has been racing out of Northern California for several years. After time on regional and US programs like Proman, and TIBCO, Guarnier will be making the leap full time to Europe to race with the “Rabobank” squad in 2013. Guarnier turned heads in 2011 after winning the Giro di Toscana, one of the most prestigious womens races in cycling, and then won the 2012 US National Championship roadrace. NorCal Cycling News catches up with Guarnier to talk about womens cycling and how her evolution from rookie to pro unfolded over the last several years.
NorCal CyclingNews Womens Peloton is very honored to have Dr Stacy Sims for our next episode. We will chat about nutrition strategies in training for women of all ages and talk about the challenges as a female athlete. Dr. Sims served as an exercise physiologist and nutrition scientist at Stanford University from 2007-2012 where she worked as an environmental exercise physiologist and nutrition scientist specializing in recovery, and nutritional adaptations for health, body composition, and maximizing performance. Dr. Sims earned a BA from Purdue University, an MSc from Springfield College, a doctorate from University of Otago, and was a postdoctoral research fellow in cardiovascular disease prevention, thermoregulation, and women’s health at Stanford University. Stacy raced crew as an undergraduate at Purdue University and competes as a Cat 1 road cyclist and elite XTerra triathlete.
Triple Bronze Medalist at the Pan-American Continental Championships in the Omnium, Individual Pursuit, and Team Pursuit (2012, Mar del Plata, Argentina) Two-time U.S. Elite National Track Champion in the Omnium and Points Race (2011) “Most Aggressive Rider” Jersey on Stage 1 of Exergy Tour One of twelve athletes nationwide awarded a Travel & Training fund grant from the Women’s Sports Foundation.Beth is also an “international quad expert”…more on that in the interview!
Emily Kachorek had her breakout pro season in 2011 winning the sprinters jersey at the Sea Otter Classic Pro Stage Race and finishing an impressive 7th at the National Championship Road Race. Despite being sidelined by an injury late in the 2011 season, she’s come back strong in 2012 to finish 1st at the 2012 Tour de Murrieta TT and 2nd in the General Classification. She then went on to an impressive 6th place overall finish at the SRAM Tour of the Gila against the deepest and fastest field that the race has ever seen.
Kelly Crowley, a sports fanatic who happened to be born with a “funny right arm,” is a Paralympic gold medalist in swimming (2004), a world-champion cyclist (Para-cycling Time Trial, 2007), and a professional cyclist. She is a member of the U.S. Paralympic Cycling Team for the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Results Paralympics 2012 Bronze: Individual Time Trial and Road Race
Vanderkitten Jono Coulter talks about womens cycling and his Vanderkitten pro womens cycling team. Jono is the DS or Director Sportive for one of the most successful womens cycling team in NorCal.
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