The Dark Zone: An Adventure Racing Podcast

The Dark Zone 10: Richard Sparks – Two Races For the Price of One

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-dark-zone-an-adventure-racing-podcast/id1578529221?i=1000538287021 Richard Sparks recently competed at the Adventure Racing World Championships in A Coruna, Spain in October 2021. The 600km race consisting of Mountain Biking, Trekking, Sea and River Kayaking, Coasteering, Ropes and Navigation hosted close to 100 teams. The race that Richard thought he was going to have and the race that he hadContinue reading “The Dark Zone 10: Richard Sparks – Two Races For the Price of One”

The Dark Zone 9: Team WEDALI – 2021 USARA National Champions Tell All About Their Race Experience at Nationals, Their Training, and Non-Racing Lives

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-dark-zone-an-adventure-racing-podcast/id1578529221?i=1000537606637 Justin ‘Biz’ Bakken and Brian Mayer join The dARk Zone to tell all about their recent victory at the USARA National Championships, the ups and downs of the race (broken bike shoe bolt, anyone?), and how teammate Mari Chandler (currently racing at the World Championships in Spain) saved their race 3 minutes after theContinue reading “The Dark Zone 9: Team WEDALI – 2021 USARA National Champions Tell All About Their Race Experience at Nationals, Their Training, and Non-Racing Lives”

Episode 8: Tim Buchholz of Rib Mountain Racing: On the Podium at Nationals, Wisconsin Pride, and the Nicest Guy to Ever Pass You In a Race

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-dark-zone-an-adventure-racing-podcast/id1578529221?i=1000536848881 Tim Buchholz of Rib Mountain Racing recounts his team’s USARA Nationals experience, talks about his growth as a racer, speaks about his best and not-so-best races (Who needs to bring all the maps anyway?), and reminds us that people from Wisconsin are just the nicest people. He’s so nice that when he passes youContinue reading “Episode 8: Tim Buchholz of Rib Mountain Racing: On the Podium at Nationals, Wisconsin Pride, and the Nicest Guy to Ever Pass You In a Race”

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