Sadie Babits

4:51pm

Thu August 29, 2013
Around the Nation

Lady Houdini's Escape Act Breaks Through Not Just Handcuffs

Originally published on Thu August 29, 2013 6:23 pm

Rochelle Fowler watches with tears on her face as Lady Houdini works to break free. Harry Houdini made the water torture cell famous more than 100 years ago.
Sadie Babits Boise State Public Radio

Kristen Johnson is no "lovely" magician's assistant. She's Lady Houdini, an escape artist who has successfully performed thousands of public feats and has broken Harry Houdini's record for most water escapes ever.

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5:19pm

Mon July 23, 2012
The Torch

Two Very Different Cyclists Steer The Way From Idaho To London Olympics

Originally published on Mon July 23, 2012 5:49 pm

Kristin Armstrong has been reporting to this stretch of highway outside Boise, Idaho, nearly every week to train in the time trial.
Sadie Babits Boise State Public Radio

Two American women cyclists from Idaho will race at this summer's Olympics. And their events couldn't be more different: Kristin Armstrong races the clock, wearing an aerodynamic teardrop helmet in the time trial.

Meanwhile, mountain biker Georgia Gould combines speed with technical prowess to navigate rocky descents and dirt trails.

Training In The Desert

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