About This Episode

Timothy Olson has been racing ultramarathons competitively since 2009 and has been improving rapidly, pushing his physical and mental limits. He won the historic Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run in 2012, setting a new course record and running the first sub-15 hour time in 14:46.

Timothy has found true peace and happiness in the mountains. He says the mountains make him feel like a kid in a playground. Timothy hopes to instill his connection with the natural world in his young son Tristan, born in August 2012. He is a member of The North Face team and looks forward to many amazing journeys all over the world with good friends.

In this interview we talk about:

– His sporting background and party years.
– How he progressed in ultrarunning.
– How his nutrition evolved over the years.
– His training philosophy.
– His 2014 season and what he has lined up for 2015.


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