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Join us for local sports news from throughout La Plata County. From cycling and mountain biking to skiing and college sports, we have you covered.

Latest Episodes

Ep. 21: Ultra runner Maggie Guterl

Ultra runner Maggie Guterl, a relatively new resident of Durango, drops in to talk about her seven-summit run around Durango last week. We discuss what brought her from Pennsylvania to Durango and what it's been like to get immersed in the Colorado trail running community. We also chat about her runs at The Barkley Marathons and the Big Backyard Ultra, her friendship with Courtney Dauwalter, having a soft spot for Kermit the Frog and how she got her Maggatron nickname. Music credit: “Breakdown” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License 18

-1 sSEP 24
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Ep. 21: Ultra runner Maggie Guterl

Ep. 20: Ultra runners Jason Schlarb and Meredith June Edwards

Ultra runners and ski mountaineering partners Jason Schlarb and Meredith June Edwards swing by after this year’s UTMB. They talk about their “Run Around the World” video project, competing in the biggest races around the world and why Durango is their perfect home base for mountain adventures. Music credit: “Breakdown” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

-1 sSEP 13
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Ep. 20: Ultra runners Jason Schlarb and Meredith June Edwards

Ep. 19: Cyclist Ian McPherson

Fort Lewis College cycling alum Ian McPherson drops by after his cyclocross trip to China. We discuss his move from Boulder to Durango to race at FLC and his transition into obscure distance running challenges. Music credit: “Breakdown” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

-1 sSEP 12
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Ep. 19: Cyclist Ian McPherson

Ep. 18: Trail runner Andre Michaud

Andre Michaud had targeted a record attempt on the Colorado Trail for three years. Hear about his journey to eventually setting a new self-supported record in under nine days on the 486-mile trail from Denver to Durango. Music credit: “Breakdown” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

-1 sAUG 1
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Ep. 18: Trail runner Andre Michaud

Ep. 17: Hardrock 100 run director Dale Garland

Hardrock Hundred Endurance Run director Dale Garland stops by to discuss the 2019 cancellation and the events that will take the place of the Hardrock over the next few weeks in Durango and Silverton. He also talks about the controversial 2018 Hardrock 100 and the disqualification of Xavier Thévenard. We look ahead to the 2020 Hardrock, reflect on the beginnings of the race and some of Dale's favorite moments and favorite places on the 100.5-mile course. We learn there's a thin line between "Wild & Tough and Wild & Stupid"Music credit: “Breakdown” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

-1 sJUL 11
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Ep. 17: Hardrock 100 run director Dale Garland

Ep. 16: USA wrestler Nick Tarpley

Going into an Olympic year, Nick Tarpley of Durango has never felt more confident in his ability as a Greco Roman wrestler. He left Durango at 17 to train full time at the Olympic Training Center and took his lumps on his rise. Hear about his travels, years spent living in Europe and why escaping to Colorado’s largest mountain peaks helps him stay balanced. Music courtesy Kevin MacLeod, Incompetech.

-1 sJUL 4
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Ep. 16: USA wrestler Nick Tarpley

Ep. 15: World Tour cyclist Sepp Kuss

Durango's Sepp Kuss is fresh off big races at the Giro d'Italia and Critérium du Dauphiné and had a break back home to prepare for the second half of his second season with Team Jumbo-Visma cycling in Europe. We talk about his quick climb from mountain biking to college at the University of Colorado, to World Tour road cycling as well as his experience at his first two Grand Tours with the Giro and Vuelta España, his win last year at Tour of Utah and what's next as he continues his still very young career. Music credit: “Breakdown” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

-1 sJUN 29
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Ep. 15: World Tour cyclist Sepp Kuss

Ep. 14: Pro basketball player DeAndre Lansdowne

DeAndre Lansdowne is the all-time leading scorer in Fort Lewis College basketball history, but his path to the top professional league in Germany was long and full of uncertainty. Music credit: “Breakdown” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

-1 sJUN 18
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Ep. 14: Pro basketball player DeAndre Lansdowne

Ep. 13: Professional soccer player Lauren Milliet

Durango High School and Colorado College alumna Lauren Milliet dropped by while on a brief break from games in the National Women's Soccer League. She was drafted by the defending champion North Carolina Courage in January and is in the midst of her rookie season. We talk about her career goals, equality in women's soccer and how she forged her path to the pro level. Also, hear her explain why she wouldn't have changed missing her college graduation and commencement speaker Oprah Winfrey.Music credit: “Breakdown” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

-1 sJUN 14
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Ep. 13: Professional soccer player Lauren Milliet

Ep. 12: College golfer Cory Gillespie

College golfer and Durango High School alum Cory Gillespie drops by to talk about his path to collegiate golf and goals of turning professional. Music credit: “Breakdown” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

-1 sJUN 10
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Ep. 12: College golfer Cory Gillespie

Latest Episodes

Ep. 21: Ultra runner Maggie Guterl

Ultra runner Maggie Guterl, a relatively new resident of Durango, drops in to talk about her seven-summit run around Durango last week. We discuss what brought her from Pennsylvania to Durango and what it's been like to get immersed in the Colorado trail running community. We also chat about her runs at The Barkley Marathons and the Big Backyard Ultra, her friendship with Courtney Dauwalter, having a soft spot for Kermit the Frog and how she got her Maggatron nickname. Music credit: “Breakdown” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License 18

-1 sSEP 24
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Ep. 21: Ultra runner Maggie Guterl

Ep. 20: Ultra runners Jason Schlarb and Meredith June Edwards

Ultra runners and ski mountaineering partners Jason Schlarb and Meredith June Edwards swing by after this year’s UTMB. They talk about their “Run Around the World” video project, competing in the biggest races around the world and why Durango is their perfect home base for mountain adventures. Music credit: “Breakdown” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

-1 sSEP 13
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Ep. 20: Ultra runners Jason Schlarb and Meredith June Edwards

Ep. 19: Cyclist Ian McPherson

Fort Lewis College cycling alum Ian McPherson drops by after his cyclocross trip to China. We discuss his move from Boulder to Durango to race at FLC and his transition into obscure distance running challenges. Music credit: “Breakdown” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

-1 sSEP 12
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Ep. 19: Cyclist Ian McPherson

Ep. 18: Trail runner Andre Michaud

Andre Michaud had targeted a record attempt on the Colorado Trail for three years. Hear about his journey to eventually setting a new self-supported record in under nine days on the 486-mile trail from Denver to Durango. Music credit: “Breakdown” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

-1 sAUG 1
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Ep. 18: Trail runner Andre Michaud

Ep. 17: Hardrock 100 run director Dale Garland

Hardrock Hundred Endurance Run director Dale Garland stops by to discuss the 2019 cancellation and the events that will take the place of the Hardrock over the next few weeks in Durango and Silverton. He also talks about the controversial 2018 Hardrock 100 and the disqualification of Xavier Thévenard. We look ahead to the 2020 Hardrock, reflect on the beginnings of the race and some of Dale's favorite moments and favorite places on the 100.5-mile course. We learn there's a thin line between "Wild & Tough and Wild & Stupid"Music credit: “Breakdown” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

-1 sJUL 11
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Ep. 17: Hardrock 100 run director Dale Garland

Ep. 16: USA wrestler Nick Tarpley

Going into an Olympic year, Nick Tarpley of Durango has never felt more confident in his ability as a Greco Roman wrestler. He left Durango at 17 to train full time at the Olympic Training Center and took his lumps on his rise. Hear about his travels, years spent living in Europe and why escaping to Colorado’s largest mountain peaks helps him stay balanced. Music courtesy Kevin MacLeod, Incompetech.

-1 sJUL 4
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Ep. 16: USA wrestler Nick Tarpley

Ep. 15: World Tour cyclist Sepp Kuss

Durango's Sepp Kuss is fresh off big races at the Giro d'Italia and Critérium du Dauphiné and had a break back home to prepare for the second half of his second season with Team Jumbo-Visma cycling in Europe. We talk about his quick climb from mountain biking to college at the University of Colorado, to World Tour road cycling as well as his experience at his first two Grand Tours with the Giro and Vuelta España, his win last year at Tour of Utah and what's next as he continues his still very young career. Music credit: “Breakdown” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

-1 sJUN 29
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Ep. 15: World Tour cyclist Sepp Kuss

Ep. 14: Pro basketball player DeAndre Lansdowne

DeAndre Lansdowne is the all-time leading scorer in Fort Lewis College basketball history, but his path to the top professional league in Germany was long and full of uncertainty. Music credit: “Breakdown” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

-1 sJUN 18
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Ep. 14: Pro basketball player DeAndre Lansdowne

Ep. 13: Professional soccer player Lauren Milliet

Durango High School and Colorado College alumna Lauren Milliet dropped by while on a brief break from games in the National Women's Soccer League. She was drafted by the defending champion North Carolina Courage in January and is in the midst of her rookie season. We talk about her career goals, equality in women's soccer and how she forged her path to the pro level. Also, hear her explain why she wouldn't have changed missing her college graduation and commencement speaker Oprah Winfrey.Music credit: “Breakdown” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

-1 sJUN 14
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Ep. 13: Professional soccer player Lauren Milliet

Ep. 12: College golfer Cory Gillespie

College golfer and Durango High School alum Cory Gillespie drops by to talk about his path to collegiate golf and goals of turning professional. Music credit: “Breakdown” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

-1 sJUN 10
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Ep. 12: College golfer Cory Gillespie