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The Forward

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Rank #200 in Arts category

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The Forward Podcast with Lance Armstrong gives the audience a rare and revealing listen into Armstrong's conversations with an eclectic range of personalities—some well-known, others simply with intriguing stories to tell. Guests, which hail from the worlds of politics, entertainment, art, business, sport and beyond, have included Malcolm Gladwell, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Chris Evert and the Avett Brothers. The Forward often touches on the theme, or concept, from which the podcast’s name is drawn—pressing onward in the face of adversity or challenge, and seizing the opportunity to continually grow from experience. Above all, The Forward Podcast is a personal, honest, engaging and always entertaining dialogue that leaves the listener with new insights and perspective.

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The Forward Podcast with Lance Armstrong gives the audience a rare and revealing listen into Armstrong's conversations with an eclectic range of personalities—some well-known, others simply with intriguing stories to tell. Guests, which hail from the worlds of politics, entertainment, art, business, sport and beyond, have included Malcolm Gladwell, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Chris Evert and the Avett Brothers. The Forward often touches on the theme, or concept, from which the podcast’s name is drawn—pressing onward in the face of adversity or challenge, and seizing the opportunity to continually grow from experience. Above all, The Forward Podcast is a personal, honest, engaging and always entertaining dialogue that leaves the listener with new insights and perspective.

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By agravez - Jul 30 2019
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Podcast is amazing and Lance is still the baddest MF in cycling. Period.

Sammy and Lance interview

By SKuhtz - May 06 2019
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Best interview to date! Awesome job.

iTunes Ratings

1483 Ratings
Average Ratings
1141
189
34
31
88

Yeah!

By agravez - Jul 30 2019
Read more
Podcast is amazing and Lance is still the baddest MF in cycling. Period.

Sammy and Lance interview

By SKuhtz - May 06 2019
Read more
Best interview to date! Awesome job.
Cover image of The Forward

The Forward

Updated 10 days ago

Rank #200 in Arts category

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The Forward Podcast with Lance Armstrong gives the audience a rare and revealing listen into Armstrong's conversations with an eclectic range of personalities—some well-known, others simply with intriguing stories to tell. Guests, which hail from the worlds of politics, entertainment, art, business, sport and beyond, have included Malcolm Gladwell, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Chris Evert and the Avett Brothers. The Forward often touches on the theme, or concept, from which the podcast’s name is drawn—pressing onward in the face of adversity or challenge, and seizing the opportunity to continually grow from experience. Above all, The Forward Podcast is a personal, honest, engaging and always entertaining dialogue that leaves the listener with new insights and perspective.

Rank #1: Malcolm Gladwell

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Malcolm Gladwell is best know for his work as an author including five New York Times Best Sellers: The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference (2000), Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (2005), Outliers: The Story of Success (2008), What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures (2009), and David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants (2013). He has been a staff writer for the New Yorker since 1996 and is also the host of one of the most popular podcasts: Revisionist History. Malcolm sat down with Lance in New York for an engaging discussion on a variety of topics including: the order of triathlon events, sports nutrition, the use of power meters in cycling, Edward Snowden, and much more.

Oct 10 2016
1 hour 17 mins
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Rank #2: Mia Khalifa

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Mia Khalifa is a former adult film actress. A brief stint in the porn industry led her to be named to the ISIS hit list. She joined Lance in Austin to discuss her experience in the adult film world, a conversation she has never shared publicly. She also talked about the stigma around the industry and how the label has followed her. They discuss her passion for sports, her cooking show and challenges of trying to date.

Feb 26 2018
1 hour 3 mins
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Rank #3: George Hincapie, Christian Vande Velde, & Dylan Casey

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George Hincapie, Christian Vande Velde, and Dylan Casey are former professional cyclists who raced for various professional teams during their cycling careers. All three went on to great successes in their post cycling careers. The guys got together with Lance for an epic 24 hour mountain bike ride in the Sonoran Desert known as 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo. All four guys sat down in the trailer pre-race for a quick catchup.

Feb 21 2017
1 hour 21 mins
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Rank #4: Brett Favre

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NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback Brett Favre is this week’s guest on The Forward Podcast. Lance and The Gunslinger sat down after they completed their ride at the annual Bo Bikes Bama event in Auburn, Alabama. They talked about Brett’s new found passion for endurance events, his hall of fame career and the issues of brain injuries in the NFL. The interview took place at the home of former Auburn football Coach Pat Dye. Dye pulled up a chair and talk about his own successful coaching career, what he learned from Bear Bryant and how the game has changed. 

May 07 2017
1 hour 26 mins
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Rank #5: Bo Jackson

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Bo Jackson is a retired professional football and baseball player. He is one of a select few athletes to be named an All-Star in two major sports, and the only one to do so in baseball and football. Bo is regarded by many as the greatest athlete of all time. He stopped by Lance’s to talk: football, baseball, parenting and his most embarrassing moment as an athlete.

Dec 12 2016
1 hour 31 mins
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Rank #6: Ryan Holiday

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Ryan Holiday is a best selling author who has written: "Trust Me I'm Lying", "Ego is the Enemy" and his latest "Perennial Seller." Lance caught up with Ryan in Austin to talk: marketing a book, stoicism, speaking to sports teams, the Gawker fallout and their shared passion for Iron Maiden.

Jul 24 2017
1 hour 15 mins
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Rank #7: Tim Kennedy

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Tim Kennedy is a Special Forces sniper, Green Beret and former MMA fighter. Tim and Lance did a workout at the Onnit Academy and then taped an episode in The Forward studio. They talked about gun control, school shootings and Tim's role as a sniper as he sets off for his 13th deployment.

Mar 21 2018
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #8: Rickie Fowler

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PGA pro golfer Rickie Fowler is currently ranked among the top ten in the world. The California native stopped by The Forward studio to discuss the current state of golf, pursuing his first major win, influence on the youth of golf and his US Olympic experience.

May 01 2017
1 hour 9 mins
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Rank #9: Neil deGrasse Tyson

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Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, and Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space in New York City. He has garnered much notoriety for his appearances on The Colbert Report, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, the late night circuit and more. Neil stopped by Lance’s to talk: the new generation’s take on science, the future of NASA, science in schools and much more.

Jan 30 2017
1 hour 10 mins
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Rank #10: Bill Burr

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Bill Burr is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and podcaster from Canton, Massachusetts. He is best known for his Monday Morning Podcast and his role on the hit American Television series “Breaking Bad.” Burr recently launched his critically acclaimed animated series on Netflix entitled “F is for Family.” Bill stopped by Lance’s hotel room on a trip to Los Angeles to catch up about: sports, comedians performing in arenas, flying helicopters and much more.

Nov 28 2016
1 hour 13 mins
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Rank #11: Bode Miller

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Lance sat down with American World Cup ski racer and six-time Olympic medallist Bode Miller in Aspen to talk about Miller's decorated alpine skiing career and more. Their candid conversation touched on everything from Miller’s unconventional upbringing, to what it feels like to fly down a mountain at 100 miles per hour, to the mental game of higher-risk sports like skiing and cycling. Miller, now a father of four, also talks about his passion for horse racing, and shares what’s next, following his formal retirement from ski racing.

Jan 08 2018
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #12: Rickey Gates

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Rickey Gates is an ultra runner hailing from Colorado. He just completed a self supported trans America run over 5 months. He and Lance caught up in Aspen to discuss why he chose to run across the country, his time living in Antartica, working with the 10th Mountain Huts and the explosion of trail running.

Aug 28 2017
54 mins
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Rank #13: The Avett Brothers

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Scott and Seth Avett are founding members of the Avett Brothers. Formed in North Carolina the San Francisco Chronicle describes the band with "heavy sadness of Townes Van Zandt the light pop concision of Buddy Holly, the tuneful jangle of the Beatles the raw energy of the Ramones.”

Lance recently caught up with the brothers during a visit to North Carolina. They shared their memories of Chris Cornell, playing with Willie Nelson and backing Bob Dylan at the Grammy’s. The brothers also discussed May It Last, the Judd Apatow directed documentary which was recently acquired by HBO.

Jun 11 2017
57 mins
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Rank #14: Luke Bryan

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Luke Bryan is an American Country musician and songwriter. Bryan has currently sold over 7 million albums and over 27 million singles worldwide. Luke met up with Lance in Austin, Texas to talk: writing songs for artists, performing in Houston after the flood, raising a family, performing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl, and more.

Sep 26 2017
44 mins
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Rank #15: 2017 TDF Preview

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Lance Armstrong shares his perspective on the 2017 Tour de France co-hosted by longtime Austin radio personality JB Hager. Stages airs about an hour after each stage finish, from July 1-23 at StagesPodcast.com. The first episode is the preview show.

Jun 30 2017
48 mins
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Rank #16: Chris Evert

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One of the most successful tennis players of all time, Chris Evert, stopped by for Episode 6 of The Forward Podcast with Lance Armstrong. Chris won 18 Grand Slam singles titles and 3 doubles titles during her career and now serves as a tennis analyst for ESPN. Lance and Chris cover topics such as: life after sports, tennis, family, and much more.

Jul 26 2016
1 hour 13 mins
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Rank #17: Bryan Fogel - Part 1

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Bryan Fogel joins Lance to discuss his Academy Award nominated Best Documentary, Icarus. They discuss Bryan’s original vision of the film and how that changed. Bryan goes into detail about he got to know former Russian anti doping lab director Grigory Rodchenkov. They review the doping program that Bryan was on to compete at the Haute Route. Part one concludes with Bryan elaborating on how Russia was able to circumvent the testing process during the Sochi Olympic Games. 

Jan 29 2018
46 mins
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Rank #18: Charles Barkley

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NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley is on The Forward with Lance Armstrong. Taped from Scottsdale, AZ. Sir Charles opens up about going through his own adversity and what he learned. The pair talk about their relationship with Tiger Woods and Charles' fondness for gambling. Barkley talks about who's the real #1 from Auburn. Him or Bo Jackson. Charles also discusses how a spitting incident on a fan changed his entire outlook on life. 

Jan 24 2019
1 hour 39 mins
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Rank #19: Seal

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Seal is a four time grammy award winning British singer-songwriter. To date he has sold over 30 million albums worldwide and is best known for his single “Kiss from a Rose” that originally appeared on the Batman Forever soundtrack in 1995. A chance encounter on a bike path with Lance in Aspen led to this week’s episode of The Forward where Lance and Seal cover a wide variety of topics including: fitness, touring, childhood, missed opportunities and more.

Aug 15 2016
1 hour 52 mins
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Rank #20: Alex Honnold

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Alex Honnold is a professional adventure rock climber whose audacious free-solo ascents of America’s biggest cliffs have made him one of the most recognized and followed climbers in the world. He recently sat with Lance in his Las Vegas home to discuss his entry into the sport, the inherent risks with free soloing and the documentary Free Solo. The film chronicles his free solo scale unsupported and without ropes up the famous El Capitan, the 3,000 vertical rock face at Yosemite National Park.

Jan 07 2019
1 hour 27 mins
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