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Real Gauchos


REAL GAUCHOS. 50 1-hr interviews with people who've done cool stuff. Hosted by Paul Rivas on KCSB 91.9 FM in 2011-13. Free on realgauchos.com + iTunes Podcasts.

Dec 18, 2011

Paul Rivas interviews Mike Miller on his fantastic childhood on the Skokomish Indian Reservation, being the cowboys in Cowboys & Indians, screwing up in high school until a counselor set him straight, being the only member of his family to ever go to college, running the mile in 3:55, running professionally but sleeping in his car, struggling in the 2000 and 2004 USA Olympic Trials, the most prize money he ever won, being a stone-cold psycho, running 100 miles per week, steroids in track & field, joining the Army and starting basic training on September 11, 2001, raising healthy kids, doing a PhD, directing the UCSB Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships, and his sportswriting habit.