March 27, 2013
Jay Petervary, from Victor, Idaho, joins the show to discuss his record-setting performance at the 2013 Iditarod Trail Invitational.
Jay is one of the best endurance cyclists out there. He's been riding and racing endurance events for almost 20 years and currently holds the record of the 2,700+ mile Tour Divide, with a blistering 15 days, 16 hours, and 14 minutes. He has also raced all types of endurance events, including bikepacking, fatbikes, solo 24 hour races, gravel races, as well as all different endurance race lengths. As he describes his cycling life, it's his lifestyle.
Jay has raced the Iditarod Trail Invitational six times, giving him some great perspective and unmatched experience. He combined all of that prior experience with his incredible mental toughness and limitless passion to beat a very talented group of riders and set a new record of 2 days, 19 hours, and 16 minutes.
He gives some great insight to the race, including the feeling he still has now looking back on the race. It's a motivational listen for any athlete.
Listen to the show:
Related Show Notes:
Jay's Blog - Jaypetervary.blogspot.com
Outside Magazine Interview - Outsideonline.com
Susitna 100 - Susitna100.com
Iditarod Trail Invitational - Alaskaultrasport.com
Salsa Cycles - Salsacycles.com
45NRTH Dillinger Tires - 45NRTH.com
Fitzgeralds - Fitzgeraldsbicycles.com