Hey there this is Leslie Kolovich. Some really cool airtime today with my guest 58 year old Richard Stum, the first to cross Utah’s Great Salt Lake on a stand up paddle board on October the 9th, 2012. This was a 28 mile paddle going west to east. Richard is an avid outdoorsman, doing mountaineering, ice climbing, back country skiing, ultra running which is long distance mountain running, and due to a climbing injury in 09 he switched over to ultracycling or randonneuring. As you can see he’s a total cardio junkie.
When Richard first tried SUP last fall, he strapped a cardio monitor on to see if it could really get his heart rate up. Results? It did! He is now very much a SUP addict, and is now planning longer paddles. He is looking into paddling the north to south route of the Great Salt Lake which would be approximately 75miles. Richard owns and manages eoGEAR which specializes in accessories for endurance cycling , and carry and tie down straps for SUP Boards.
Enjoy the Podcast Now
Opening and closing music by the tremendous Candy Dulfer off her album Funked Up, song called Be Cool