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The Life Athlete Podcast with Peter Shmock

Mar 17, 2018

Joe “Stringbean“ McConaughy is an ultra marathon runner. Who would have thought that with only one ultra marathon event under his belt he’d be prepared break a world record in his next ultra event. But he did.

On August 31st, 2018, he destroyed the record for covering the 2,186-mile Appalachian Trail in just over...


Mar 1, 2018

Mac and I were teammates on the University of Oregon track team in the early 70s and shared the legendary coach and inventor of the Nike shoe, Bill Bowerman. A gift to both of us. Mac’s resume is impressive. He was a 4 x Olympic team member as discus thrower. He won the Gold medal in the 1976 Olympics in Montreal and...