An interview with Cave Dog

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An interview with Cave Dog

Postby Rocky_Mtn_Bryon » Tue Apr 01, 2014 8:07 am

For those who may be interested, I recently posted an interview with Cave Dog, or Teddy Keizer, on a blog: http://alpine-high.blogspot.com/2014/03/my-interview-with-teddy-keizer.html

Cave Dog holds the record for completing the 14ers in the least amount of time (10 days, 15 hours), which he set in 2000. The interview talks about the process leading up to his record breaking run at the 14ers, details about physical preparation and route strategy, and his outlook on life in general.

The interview also serves as support for a wikipedia article on Keizer: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teddy_Keizer

If you know of sources or interesting facts to add to the wiki page, that would be helpful as well.
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Re: An interview with Cave Dog

Postby djkest » Tue Apr 01, 2014 11:35 am

Really interesting stuff. I did notice that you spelled "Culebra" wrong one time and "El Diente" wrong once. Thanks for posting!
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Re: An interview with Cave Dog

Postby Rocky_Mtn_Bryon » Tue Apr 01, 2014 1:20 pm

Thanks, I will fix that!
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Re: An interview with Cave Dog

Postby jchapell » Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:17 pm

Interesting and challenging. Thanks for looping us in!
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Re: An interview with Cave Dog

Postby djkest » Wed Apr 02, 2014 6:33 am

It blows my mind just thinking about it.

When I first heard about the record, I didn't fully comprehend the amount of planning and training that Cave Dog did before his attempt. For some reason I didn't think he had a high level of preparation. But according to this interview, he did (and we have no reason to doubt him). I think Cave Dog's record will stand for quite a while. As John Prater had discovered, doing them all back to back as fast as possible is a difficult endeavor.
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Re: An interview with Cave Dog

Postby unclegar » Wed Apr 02, 2014 10:39 am

Very interesting. Thanks for sharing.
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