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PYSO, ep. 75: Ryder Hesjedal on his rollercoaster Giro d’Italia win

Bobby and Jens

The Giro d’Italia is in full swing, and what a race it’s been. The unpredictable nature of the Italian grand tour this year reminds Bobby and Gus of another remarkable year, where Ryder Hesjedal took and lost and took the pink jersey, finally winning the overall in a nail biter of a final time trial. So we rang up Ryder to hear about that year at the the Giro, and to get some insight into his interesting career in professional cycling.Ryder got his start in bike racing with mountain biking in his native Canada in the ’90s. By the time he was 15, he was racing the MTB world championships.A stint with the Rabobank development road team led to a contract with U.S. Postal Service — which he used in part as training for mountain biking en route to the Olympics.After some trial and error, Ryder found his sweet spot with Jonathan Vaughters’ Slipstream team, where he enjoyed being a driving force in the scrappy upstart squad.An excellent 2011 year saw him finish seventh overall in the UCI rankings, and with the team’s directive to focus on the Giro for 2012. Here is the story of how he did exactly that.It’s time to Put Your Socks On.

54mins

22 Oct 2020

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PYSO, ep. 75: Ryder Hesjedal on his rollercoaster Giro d'Italia win

VeloNews Podcasts

The Giro d'Italia is in full swing, and what a race it's been. The unpredictable nature of the Italian grand tour this year reminds Bobby and Gus of another remarkable year, where Ryder Hesjedal took and lost and took the pink jersey, finally winning the overall in a nail biter of a final time trial. So we rang up Ryder to hear about that year at the the Giro, and to get some insight into his interesting career in professional cycling. Ryder got his start in bike racing with mountain biking in his native Canada in the ’90s. By the time he was 15, he was racing the MTB world championships, and his trajectory just continued from there, for a time blending mountain and road racing. A stint with the Rabobank development road team led to a contract with U.S. Postal Service — which he was still using as training for mountain biking en route to the Olympics.After some trial and error, Ryder found his sweet spot with Jonathan Vaughters' Slipstream team, where he enjoyed being a driving force in the scrappy upstart squad.An excellent 2011 year saw him finish seventh overall in the UCI rankings, and with the team's directive to focus on the Giro for 2012. Here is the story of how he did exactly that.It's time to Put Your Socks On.

54mins

22 Oct 2020

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THE 2014 GIRO: Nathan Haas, Ryder Hesjedal and Tyler Farrar Ep. 3

The Gravelog with Nathan Haas

Nathan Haas, Ryder Hesjedal and Tyler Farrar take us back to possibly the most harrowing Grand Tour of their careers, stage by stage, with all the inside stories.  Relive their race.  The third and final episode covers the last week of the race, plus bonus stage 22. With special guests Thomas Dekker and Andre Cardoso.

2hr 5mins

22 May 2020

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Ryder Hesjedal's victory at the 2012 Giro d'Italia

Canadian Cycling Magazine Podcast

On this day, eight years ago, Ryder Hesjedal was in the midst of the final rest day of the Giro d’Italia. He had worn the pink leader’s jersey for three days, lost it, got it again and lost it once more before that rest day. Hesjedal was still in a good position overall, but could he really win the Italian Grand Tour against the explosive Joaquim Rodríguez? Listen to this interview with Hesjedal as he discusses the race in detail, the composition of his Garmin-Barracuda team and the complexity of the penultimate stage in which a new rival appeared and all the others seemed to leave the outcome of the race solely in the hands of the Canadian.Please rate and review the Canadian Cycling Magazine Podcast wherever you get your episodes.

29mins

21 May 2020

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THE 2014 GIRO: Nathan Haas, Ryder Hesjedal and Tyler Farrar Ep. 2

The Gravelog with Nathan Haas

Nathan Haas, Ryder Hesjedal and Tyler Farrar take us back to possibly the most harrowing Grand Tour of their careers, stage by stage, with all the inside stories.  Relive their race.  The second episode covers the second week of the race, with special guests Dylan Van Baarle and Fabian Wegmann.

2hr 7mins

15 May 2020

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THE 2014 GIRO: Nathan Haas, Ryder Hesjedal and Tyler Farrar Ep. 1

The Gravelog with Nathan Haas

Nathan Haas, Ryder Hesjedal and Tyler Farrar take us back to possibly the most harrowing Grand Tour of their careers, stage by stage, with all the inside stories.  Relive their race.  Episode 1 for week 1 of the race, featuring a guest appearance by Dan Martin.

1hr 55mins

8 May 2020

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Ruaridh Jackson | Ryder Hesjedal & DTH van der Merwe

Warriors Weekly Rugby Podcast

In the absence of Adam Ashe, Ruaridh Jackson co-hosts this week's episode of Warriors Weekly discussing the win over Cardiff and previewing this Saturday's game against Munster. Also, three time Olympian and Giro d'italia winning Cyclist Ryder Hesjedal joins DTH van der Merwe on the show and chats about the differences between playing and training for such contrasting elite level sports. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

30mins

23 Oct 2018

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EP48: Byens varmeste overskæg, en vred russer og Pharrell-koncert med Ryder Hesjedal

TV 2 Cykling

Vi er nået til den anden og sidste hviledag i årets Tour de France, og derfor står den i denne episode af TV 2 SPORTs cykelpodcast på gode historier fra et liv med verdens største cykelløb. Gæsten er Brian Vandborg, der har kørt Touren fire gange, og han byder på et unikt indblik i kulissen af løbet, der sommer efter sommer samler et utal af fans langs de franske landeveje og TV-skærme verden over. Du kan blandt andet høre om, hvordan Vandborg fik lusket sig med til Pharrell-koncert i Paris sammen med Ryder Hesjedal og om en vred russer, der efter et styrt endte med at sende en uskyldig konkurrent i asfalten lige inden feltet nåede til Champs Élysées. Gæst: Brian VandborgVært: Mass LisbyPå tour.tv2.dk kan du se sendetider, resultater og historier fra årets Tour de France, som vi sender direkte på TV 2 hele vejen til Paris.

28mins

17 Jul 2017