Dr. Richard Hansen is a chiropractic doctor, high school cross country coach, and runner.
In this episode, Dr. Hansen explains why he started running in 6th grade. He reflects on his experiences competing in high school and in college at UC San Diego. Dr. Hansen recounts two memorable races of his collegiate running career. He shares how he knew he wanted to go to school for orthopedic medicine. Dr. Hansen discusses his journey opening High Altitude Spine and Sport Clinic in Boulder. He offers three things every runner can do to prevent injury. Dr. Hansen previews his upcoming race calendar. He provides insight on the psychology of high school coaching. Lastly, Dr. Hansen reveals one person he would want to have coffee with.
Dr. Hansen’s Sites:
- Dr. Hansen’s High Altitude Spine and Sport Clinic Website
- Dr. Hansen’s Twitter: @drrichardhansen
- Dr. Hansen Lectures from Boulder Running Clinics on Video