Conversations with an ultracycling champion and the Milwaukee County board chair

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First, we speak with a cyclist from Rock County who holds the women’s record for the 527-mile Colorado Trail Race. Then, we discuss challenges facing Milwaukee County with the chair of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors.

Featured in this Show

  • Finding identity as both an Indigenous woman and top ultracyclist

    Alexandera Houchin grew up in Rock County and fell in love with bicycling in Madison. Last month she set the women’s record in the 527-mile Colorado Trail Race. Houchin sees herself as both an Anishinabe woman and as a dominant competitor in extreme distance races on her singlespeed mountain bike.

  • Milwaukee County Board chair talks local issues

    In April, Marcelia Nicholson was elected to a fourth term as a Milwaukee County supervisor. We talk with her about the latest ​​challenges facing the county, including racial equity and budget cuts.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Alexandera Houchin Guest
  • Marcelia Nicholson Guest

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