2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by glenmiz » Fri Jul 10, 2015 12:18 pm

nsaladin wrote:It was nice to meet you tonight Andrew! What you have done is amazing, and has inspired myself as well as others!
I think it's worth noting explicitly that this dude and several from his support crew, who just broke the record finishing at 2:21am and reached the Longs Peak trailhead at 4am yesterday morning, showed up last night at the 14ers.com happy hour at approximately 7:30pm roughly 15 hours after reaching the trailhead.

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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by Sean Nunn » Fri Jul 10, 2015 1:00 pm

glenmiz wrote:
nsaladin wrote:It was nice to meet you tonight Andrew! What you have done is amazing, and has inspired myself as well as others!
I think it's worth noting explicitly that this dude and several from his support crew, who just broke the record finishing at 2:21am and reached the Longs Peak trailhead at 4am yesterday morning, showed up last night at the 14ers.com happy hour at approximately 7:30pm roughly 15 hours after reaching the trailhead.

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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by RosieTheSummiter » Fri Jul 10, 2015 1:20 pm

RosieTheSummiter wrote:Greetings, all.
Here is a video clip of Andrew's finish on Longs last night(...er...this morning??). You'll have to forgive the quality because I am short, I was in the back, it was dark, and it is an iPhone.

It sure was great to see (and meet so many of you for the first time) yesterday. :)

Ok, let me try just posting the link:
https://youtu.be/EObcPbuovno" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by asansone » Fri Jul 10, 2015 4:21 pm

we are at 9 news now!!! ANDREW IS LIVE !! Watch him!!
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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by BillMiddlebrook » Fri Jul 10, 2015 4:27 pm

Watching!
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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by Jim Davies » Fri Jul 10, 2015 4:31 pm

Just caught the last two minutes online. Neat! He brought Calvin along, too! Where's Axel? ;)
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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by RobertKay » Fri Jul 10, 2015 4:32 pm

Great interview on channel 9! But more importantly, a huge congratulations to you Andrew for this incomprehensible achievement and to your crew for keeping up with you and helping you from start to finish. Go Andrew Go!
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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by susanjoypaul » Fri Jul 10, 2015 4:38 pm

Very cool :-) What a humble, classy, guy! And well-spoken, polite kid there, too. Bad dad should be proud dad. And the name of this thread, attempt, should be success - or smasheroo.
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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by mtgirl » Fri Jul 10, 2015 6:00 pm

9news has the video on their webpage to watch. A bigger geek than me could probably embed it here.
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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by asansone » Fri Jul 10, 2015 6:07 pm

Another segment for 9 news will be on tonight between 9-10 pm, it is much more detailed and longer, as they only had a few minutes for the live interview. I will post the link if you are interested in watching him... Again? lol
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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by AdDoBe » Fri Jul 10, 2015 6:41 pm

Couldn't figure out how to post a video, but here's a link :wink:

http://www.9news.com/story/news/local/2 ... /29992161/
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Re: 2015 14er Speed Record Attempt

Post by DArcyS » Fri Jul 10, 2015 7:31 pm

Just returning from the mountains and wondered how this finished . . .

Congratulations for a successful and inspiring effort, Andrew.

And a tip of the hat to Cave Dog for his exhibition of true sportsmanship.

Well done to all involved!
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