Friday, April 11, 2008

Crewing A Badwater Runner

video I put this short video together to give folks an idea of how to approach crewing a runner on the move in Death Valley. It isn't perfect but I hope it is useful.

17 comments:

Lisa Smith-Batchen said...

I love it!!! very well done with all great information. You look beautiful

Lisa

Meredith said...

AWESOME!!! It was so informative. What a great training guide. I am looking forward to being a super crew member for you :)

Paul said...

Excellent instructional video. Did you just make this recently? And who was that runner you were demonstrating on. Looks like some Hollywood character!

Bob Gentile said...

First off nice Blog Jackie...

Love the video, really good tips, next time can you please CLOSE the Road down so the car noise won't take away from your tips --haha

Have a great week!

Rhea said...

I just watched the film "Running on the Sun." I had never heard of this race before. Good luck!!

Jacqueline Florine said...

Wasn't that guy really cute?
That was my superman, Hans!
I am so thoroughly psyched that you all are finding it useful. I am just passing along the information that was so lovingly given to me from the awesome Badwater community.
Hey Rhea, you just got to the famous Lisa Smith-Batchen in the dvd! She is my coach!

Jarom's Running Page said...

Love the video tips...I've already sent it to my crew for them to watch. I'll see you in Death Valley in July :0) Jarom

John Dodds said...

Jackie

I ran the race in 2005, and Townes Pass seems to have changed a lot since then. Anyway, I think you (and your crew) are going to do great, and all of us out here will be rooting for you all.

John

Steve Douglas said...

Excellent video! Thanks.

Lisa B said...

Excellent video, Jackie. Wow, that sure is some professional crewing! Very very good.

See you in Death Valley.

dg13092 said...

Jacki - Thanks for the tips! I like the idea of using the small container for passing the e-caps or meds and using the cup for the snacks. Look forward to meeting you in Death Valley!

Hi Meri!!!! :)

Dave

Jacqueline Florine said...

Looking forward to meeting you Jarom. Just remember that the video is just a collection of ideas. You and your crew will come up with new and improved versions.
Lisa B, I can't help but imagine the crewing Olga will be doing when she finally decides to pound the Badwater pavement. That video "how to" would be prime! The girl is so ON IT! And hilarious to boot.
John, thanks for the cheering.

Georgia said...

Jackie, great information! Thank you for taking the time to put this together. Best of luck!

runrunrun,

Georgia

Denise Jones said...

Thank you for taking the time and energy to make such a superb instructional video on the art of crewing a Badwater runner. Kudos to you - Jacki!
Your friend,
Denise Jones

adventureartist said...

Your video is excellent. I hope to get on a crew for 2009, and certainly your information is very helpful

Flossie & McKinley, A Catering Company said...

This is incredible. I look forward to crewing in July. This was so helpful. You hit it on the head. Thank you.

Wendie Mitchell said...

Thank You Jackie!!! My BF is thinking about running the Badwater in a few years and I am her "crew chief". I was stumped - and terrified (this is the extreme in ultra events!). I am grateful for the ideas and examples!