A Few Degrees from Hell: White Hot Tales from the Badwater Ultramarathon

ISBN-10: 1782550038

ISBN-13: 9781782550037

Edition: 2013

Authors: Scott Ludwig

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List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Cardinal Pub Group
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Welcome to Death Valley
Table of Contents
Hell on Earth
Introduction - Badwater
Badwater Ultramarathon Checkpoints
Pam Reed
Some Like it Hot By Scott Ludwig
Dean Karnazes
Too Little Too Late By Scott Ludwig
Monica Scholz
Night Fever By Scott Ludwig
Chris Bergland
Rookie Mistakes By Chris Bergland with Scott Ludwig
Scott Ludwig
Just Crew It By Scott Ludwig
Al Barker
Gary Griffin
Paula May
Eric Huguelet
Josh Ludwig
The Crew
The Runner
The Finish
Luis Escobar
An Extreme Adventure By Luis Escobar
Louise Cooper
The Fight of My Life By Louise Cooper
Bill Lockton
Fun Run By Bill Lockton
Here's my race report:
The Numbers:
Final Thought:
Joe Desena
Taking It Slow By Joe Desena
Roger Klein
One Road, One Goal By Roger Klein
Friday, July 18, 2003
Saturday, July 19, 2003
Sunday, July 20, 2003
Monday, July 21, 2003
Tuesday, July 22, 2003
Wednesday, July 23, 2003
Jane Ballantyne
A Lot of Help from my Friends By Jane Ballantyne
My Story:
Marshall Ulrich
The Desert Fox By Scott Ludwig
Ruben Cantu
A Runner's High By Ruben Cantu
The Race
Too Hot, I Quit
Mike and Jeanne
Lone Pine
Home At Last, Home At Last
Double Next Time
Bonnie Busch
Team Effort By Bonnie Busch
Death Valley, July 2002
My Turn: One More Try
Training Camp
Goal #1
Race Day
At Last!
Goal #2
Goal #3
Team #45
Mike Karch
A Lesson in Life By Mike Karch
Andy Velazco
A Friendship Forged in Hell By Andy Velazco
Believing You Can
Badwater 2002-Mike Smith
Badwater 2003-The Hot Year
Crew Run
Race Day
To Towne Pass
Father Crowley Pass
Lone Pine - The Whitney Portals
Lisa Smith-Batchen
Summer School By Scott Ludwig
Nancy Shura-Dervin
Rookie to Veteran… Ultraladies' Style "More Ultra… Less Lady" By Nancy Shura-Dervin
Rill Ladieu
Badwater, A Good Comfortable Road By Bill Ladieu
Joe Prusaitis
Sand Spirits and Scorpions By Joe Prusaitis
Mark Cockrain
Only Man Dogs and Englishmen By Mark Cockbain
Jan Levet
Fun in the Sun: Big Heat and Sore Feet By Jan Levet
Early 2003
Pre-Race Night 2003 - Furnace Creek
Race Morning - Badwater
Furnace Creek
Stovepipe Wells
Townes Pass
Whitney Portal Road
Finish Line
Jim Bodoh
What Am I Doing Here? By Jim Bodoh
Chris Hendley
From Doing Everything Wrong and Finishing to Doing Everything Right and Everything Going Wrong and Not Finishing! By Chris Hendley
Ben Jones
It Was 135 at the Badwater 135 By Ben Jones
Now the Fun Starts
A View from the Crew
Go Ahead, Call Me Crazy to Volunteer To Help Someone Run Across Death Valley In July, But You Just Don't Know What You're Missing
Badwater - Prerace Preparations
Badwater-The Start
Furnace Creek
Stovepipe Wells
Townes Pass
Panamint Springs
Father Crowley Point, Darwin, Owens Flats
Portals Road
Appendix: 2003 Badwater Ultramarathon Results
The "Long, Comfortable Road" Never Ends
The Author
Further Reading
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