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Results Rehash – Leadville 100

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Endurance athletes can be a funny bunch. Audacious individuals who look at ridiculously long races and think, “I can do that!”

One such race is the Leadville 100, a one hundred mile long mountain bike race which boasts an impressive 15,000 feet of climbing; that’s a lot! More than that, the entire race takes place above 9,000 feet, and tops out around 13,000. That much climbing requires lots of oxygen, and the elevation denies racers of this very element. Suffice to say, it is a tough race.

Enter John Willse. He looked at this race, and of course, decided he must do it. Using an Ironman as a tune-up race just weeks prior, he packed his bags (and bike) for Colorado. Why, you might ask? For a belt buckle of course!

Read through for his race report. Nice one, John.

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