An illustration of a biathlete on cross-country skis, rifle lifted to her eye.

Deep Breath

Episode #128

2019-11-22 13:17:52


World-class biathlete Kari Swenson was on an afternoon trail run in the mountains near Big Sky, Montana, in July 1984 when two men blocked her path. They were Don and Dan Nichols, a father and son pair who later became known as the “mountain men.”

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