Rider Spotlight Video: Russell Finsterwald

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The APEX podcast Ep 11

Host John Croom sits down for a chat with Russell Finsterwald. They talk about Russell coming back to Colorado Springs and searching for the win at his hometown race, where he finished first overall in 2020 and third overall in 2021.

Viewers learn about Russ's recent adventures at Leadville, SBT GRVL and the Lifetime Grand Prix series. Listen for the story about how his wheel exploded in Leadville on Columbine and team mate Sofia Gomez Villafane sacrificed her race to save his.

Hear why Finsty is looking forward to his first true mountain bike race this year at Pikes Peak APEX. The home town legend knows the region's trails like the back of his hand, and he's looking forward to ripping some singletrack in a 'proper mountain bike race'. Hear more about his advice for riders coming to The APEX and why he's looking forward to a 'fun 4 days of racing.'

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