014 | Ned Overend - Growing cycling culture so everybody wins - for over 40 years
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His passion to compete turned him to professional bike racing, his willingness to suffer made him one of the most iconic Mountainbike XC racers of the 1980’-90`. Ned Overend won the first UCI MTB World Championships, in his hometown Durango 1990. His experience played an important role in developing Specialized Stumpjumper and Epic bikes. Till today, he is working close with Specialized Bicycles: as Ambassador, in Trail Advocacy, as Talent Scout and Test rider. Even so Ned is retired from professional racing, “the Captain” is still competing, today on E-MTB’s, at age 65, still growing the cycling culture so everybody wins. Enjoy the ride! SHOWNOTES Ned Overend: • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nedoverend/ • Specialized: https://www.specialized.com/ • Durango City: https://durangogov.org/ • Durango Trails: https://www.durangotrails.org/ • Outride: https://outride-fund.blackbaud-sites.com/ • Ned Racing History Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZD3xtllsgYk the brand explorer: • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/belling_brandcoaching/ • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bellingAgileCoaching • Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dirkbelling/ • Webpage: http://www.the-brand-explorer.com • Feedback & Questions: email@example.com
While Ned Overend is certainly well known for his racing career, especially his World Champion title, many don't know of all the work Ned has done to launch the careers of several notable athletes and the role his still plays with the Specialized Factory Racing team.
Ned Overend and John Tomac dominated professional mountain biking during its hay day of the late 80’s and 90’s in a rivalry that is permanently etched in off-road racing history. Their battles defined the sport for nearly a decade, and were made even more memorable by the diverse and dynamic technological advancements of the time. One year ago, Payson got Ned and John together for a rare one-on-one conversation, which they recorded at Tomac's 800 acre ranch in Cortez, CO. They talk about what it was like to see the sport change due to drug use, and ultimately be forced in to retirement because of it. They reminisce about unique bike set-ups and the limitations of early race bikes, what their relationship was like when they were at the peak of their careers, and how mountain biking has changed in the decades since. They also discuss Tomac’s current work with his son, Eli, one of the best motocross racers in the world, and Ned’s continued age-defying career on the bike that is still giving some of the best racers a run for their money. Payson also reached out to some of the biggest names inspired by Ned and John, to see what they wanted to ask their heroes. As such, questions from Geoff Kabush, Todd Wells, Travis Brown, Alison Dunlap, and Carl Decker are featured throughout the conversation.
Wonder what it's like to dominate pro athletes in their 20 & 30's when YOU ARE 62? Ned Overend is a living LEGEND in the cycling world. We chat about his career, changes in training, recovery, & his perceptions of aging. You'll gain some valuable lessons that will be helpful for you in your work with your patients. Links: Ned's Wikipedia - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ned_Overend Ned's Clothing Business - https://www.boure.com/ned.html Ned's Strava - https://www.strava.com/athletes/255308 Ned's Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Ned-Overend-45402421746/ ------ SRP is brought to you by the generous support of the SRP Game Changers. If you want to Join SRP, Crush Mediocrity, Join the Monthly Meetups, & Get some free swag!...go to http://SeniorRehabProject.com/Join
Fast Talk, ep. 39: The secrets to staying strong as you age with Ned Overend
Is aging as bad as everyone thinks it is? Are our rides doomed to slowness and pain after 35? Don't despair, on this podcast we give you some answers. Throughout, we talk to Ned Overend about how he's managed to stay fast into his 60s.We first address what the research says, and why even past research painted a much grimmer picture than reality. We’ll explore the science with Dr. Jason Glowney and coach Frank Overton who know how to help masters athletes get the most out of their aging bodies. Don't sweat it, folks — age is just a number!
39: The Secrets to Staying Strong as You Age with Ned Overend
In this episode, we’ll look at the changes that have taken place in cycling legend Ned Overend, and how he’s been able to remain strong through the years, with an emphasis on recovery and staying healthy. In addition, we’ll hear from Dr. Jason Glowney, head of medicine at the University of Colorado Sports Medicine and Performance Center. We’ll also hear from Fast Talk regular Frank Overton, owner of FasCat coaching; and finally, we’ll hear from Glenn Swan, a three-time masters national champion. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices