If you ever want to cry with laughter, listen to Sputnik tell a story. His running feats and adventure tales are so incredibly inspiring (and hilarious depending on his experience), that you’d be inspired to think anything is possible, or as Sputnik prefers to say, Awesome is Possible. In this episode he recounts the hilarious, the deathly serious and everything in between.
Check out his story recount of the Coober Pedy Marathon here.
4:30 – Running from abuse as a life skill
5:55 – Accidentally running a half marathon
10:45 – Running New York marathon with no strategy
12:25 – Running across America on the way to New York
14:20 – Setting goals and not taking anything for granted
15:40 – Completing a marathon when you feel awful and want to stop at 14km.
21:15 – NorthFace 100… 60 minutes to run the last km
22:48 – Drawing from previous experience. Does it help?
25:10 – Running the 8th highest mountain, Mt Manaslu in Nepal
27:20 – When everything turned terrible on the 3rd day of Mt Manaslu
34:35 – Running with injury
38:15 – When you’re told you shouldn’t run
44:10 – Adventure racing
45:45 – Sputnik’s most memorable moment
50:15 – Sputnik’s proudest moment
55:15 – Sputnik’s message to everyone
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