Armstrong, Shanna 2006-07-24

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Shanna Armstrong talks about her life and experiences as an ultra-endurance athlete.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Shanna Armstrong

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Date: July 24, 2006

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 01:06:44


Introduction; Background; Swimming; Training schedule; Taught discipline; Attended Delta State University on scholarship; Burned out on athletics; Massage therapy school; Interest in physical therapy; Community service project; Buffalo Spring Lake Triathlon; Triathlon experience; 5K Triathlon; Training in running; Iron man; Marathons; Endurance racing; Significance of crew; Team dynamics; Choosing a team; Past experiences; Family members; Monitoring cyclist nutrition; Competition; Considered relationships over winning; Concern for the crew; Personal attitude; Lessons learned through Race Across America; Inspiring others; Positive attitude; Importance of relationships; Social life; Personal sacrifices; Responsibility to clients; Community influence; Boys and Girls Club; Athletic highlights; Broke world record in Ultra-man; Solo Race Across America; Swistic-athlon; Relationships with competition; Mutual respect for others; Name recognition.

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