Reporting from Behind the Rocks Ultra in Moab, Utah, with La Sportiva

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Episode Description

A special edition of Dispatch Radio … Reporting from the Behind the Rocks Ultra in Moab, Utah, with La Sportiva. Host Russ Rizzo runs the “baby” race (30k) to give listeners a true insider’s look at beloved ultra-running event, meeting runners along the way. We talk with women’s 50-mile race winner Courtney Dauwalter. We sit down for a chat La Sportiva mountain athlete Andrew Fast and La Sportiva climber Joe Mills as well as employees Hailey Moore and Christopher Patino. And we meet the family behind Mad Moose Events – Justin and Denise Ricks and their teenage children.

Featured:

2:20 – 12:00

Credit: La Sportiva

Russ runs the 30k race and shares stories of runners along the way.

12:05 – 15:30

Interview with women’s 50-mile winner Courtney Dauwalter

15:30 – 23:30

Dispatch Radio host Russ Rizzo interviews La Sportiva athletes and employees from Behind the Rocks Ultra in Moab, Utah. Credit: La Sportiva

Interview with four people representing La Sportiva:

  • Christopher Patino – Shipping Specialist (ran the 50-mile)
  • Hailey Moore – Content Coordinator (ran the 30K)
  • Joe Mills – Climbing Athlete (ran the 30K)
  • Andrew Fast – Running Athlete (Crewer)

 23:30 – 31:30

Dispatch Radio host Russ Rizzo (center) interviews the Ricks family: Justin and Denise and their children Malachi and Kylah. Credit: La Sportiva
Interview with the family behind Behind the Rocks: Justin and Denise Ricks and their children Malachi, 16, and Kylah, 15.

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