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Samantha Nienow

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Feeding the Achieve

PRESENTED ON AUG 15, 2013
IN BEMIDJI @ VOL 19

Samantha Nienow and Rebecca Layman feed their inner desires to achieve as they train for the Half Ironman triathlon, a gruelling event made up of swimming, biking, and running. They push each other through highs and lows and offer each other support as they strive for the same goal. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 8, 2014.

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You Are Ironman

BY GUEORGUI TCHEREDNITCHENKO
@ VOL 105 ON JUL 31, 2013

An Ironman triathlon is one of the hardest endurance races in the world; a 3.8km swim followed by a 180km bike ride and a 42.2km marathon to finish. Surely, only a super-human athletes with elite endurance could possibly hope to participate in such an event? Wrong; in this presentation, Gueorgui Tcherednitchenko presents the story of a perfectly average guy's adventures in Ironman training, and lessons that he learned from it along the way.

"Presentation of the Day" on August 3, 2013. 

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Why Madison? Ironman Wisconsin

BY CINDI BANNINK
@ VOL 9 ON APR 17, 2014

Cindi Bannink speaks on the Ironman Wisconsin, which moved into Madison in September of 2002 and since then has had a big impact on the local community, from financial gains to inspiring healthy lifestyles. It brings people from all over the country and world, each pursuing their goal of the Ironman finish line.

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Bye-Bye Boring Desk Job, Hello Health and Happiness

BY NADINE BUBNER
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 04, 2015

"Yoga helped me when life got shaken through illness and the death of a family member, thats when I decided to become a yoga teacher"

Triathlete, Paddle-Board Yoga Instructor, and Entrepreneur, Nadine Bubner talks about escaping the corporate world and heading up a full-time business teaching yoga and meditation classes, while indulging in Ironman triathlon competitions on the side, evolving into a practice that combines yoga and endurance sport. This is her empowering story.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Thursday, September 17th, 2015. 

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Mitt liv som sofagris

BY FRED ARTHUR ASDAL
@ VOL 7 ON MAR 31, 2016

Fred Arthur Asdal er til daglig leder i Jilt. I kveld skal han snakke om sitt liv som sofagris.En slappsk bekjenner sine synder i all oentlighet og innrømmer at kampen mot smågodtet er en evig forbannelse som må bekjempes med kraftig skyts, som Ironman og Norseman.

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Alcoholism to Ironman: A Story of Recovery

BY DAVE CLAYTON
@ VOL 6 ON SEP 16, 2016

Dave Clayton has lived and worked in the SJBH area for the past 32 years and is originally from Dexter, Mi. He  is a loving husband, father of two and embodies a sober, adrenalin junkie. His family’s Irish heritage reveals a long line of drinking and smoking, while  his own childhood was filled with substances, not substance. He tells a story of  transformation from unhealthy to healthy life choices; from smoking joints to aching joints.

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IronMan Safety

BY KARI STUART
@ VOL 14 ON SEP 07, 2016

Kari Stuart is an athlete and trainer with a love of yoga, nature, her family, all things inspiring.

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Searching for the Athlete Inside

BY KENTON LOWE
IN BEXHILL-ON-SEA

Kenton Lowe hates sport, but he has been on an incredible journey and he invites us to follow his quest to hunt down and hone his sporting prowess.

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Say Yes to Adventure

BY JULIE SAGER
@ VOL 20 ON APR 19, 2017

Julie Sager hails from Cairns in Far North Queensland, Australia.  In this presentation Julie shares her passion for endurance sport.  Julie's addiction to all things endurance has seen her compete in Iron Man, Triathlons, Ultra trail running competions, and world championships.  Julie gives us a humourous insight into the realities of endurance sport - the solitude, the scenery, the crunch of the gravel under your feet, the lack of sleep, the sore toes, and her undeniable urge to keep going.

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How to punch fear in the face

BY TEGAN PHILLIPS
@ VOL 48 ON MAY 08, 2018

Using her own drawings (and photos), Tegan shares her story about a self-designed circumnavigation of New Zealand. In order to conquer the challenge - equivalent to 10 IronMan-distance triathlons - she drew herself a small purple potato to help her handle the scarier parts of the adventure.