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Interviews

Kilian’s Classic Chat with Stevie Kremer
Stevie in her element. Font Romeu © Jordi Saragossa Stevie Kremer is currently hanging out with the Salomon International Team, testing products, getting to know her new teammates and generally having a blast in Font Romeu in the heart of the Pyrenees. I sat down for a little chat with Stevie on a beautiful sunny […] Read more – ‘Kilian’s Classic Chat with Stevie Kremer’.
Grand Kru’ | Talking 2013 With Anton Krupicka
While descending Boulder’s Green Mountain in June 2011, Anton Krupicka caught his left toe on something and hit the deck. What sounds like an innocuous tumble ended with a broken leg and ten weeks of rehabilitation. During the latter period of those rehab weeks, as a way of getting up into the mountains, Anton hiked […] Read more – ‘Grand Kru’ | Talking 2013 With Anton Krupicka’.
Skeletons in their closets: Life at the fast-end of the Arc’teryx Skyrunning team.
When I sat down with Adam Campbell and Joe Grant over a coffee recently at the official Transvulcania hotel- aptly nestled on a precipitous matt-black lava outcrop spilling into the pulsing Atlantic- the chat flowed between discussing the vagabond existence of today’s elite mountain runners, gear design and mastering the art of restraint in a […] Read more – ‘Skeletons in their closets: Life at the fast-end of the Arc’teryx Skyrunning team.’.
Pre-Transvulcania chat with Emelie Forsberg, Cameron Clayton and Killian Jornet.
The plan was to meet Emelie Forsberg at a cafe in Tazacorte for a pre-Transvulcania interview and to catch up with her as she prepares for the 2013 running season. Upon arriving, Emelie had already showed up with two sidekicks in tow- new kid on the Salomon-block, Cameron Clayton- fresh from his 2nd place at […] Read more – ‘Pre-Transvulcania chat with Emelie Forsberg, Cameron Clayton and Killian Jornet.’.
Talking Transvulcania With Timothy Olson.
I’m hiking dow the zig-zag path on the cliff face down to Tazacorte beach on La Palma, when I hear the light, fast steps of a seasoned mountain runner behind me. As the figure glides by it turns out to be no other than Timothy Olson, finishing up another glorious run up the mountain on […] Read more – ‘Talking Transvulcania With Timothy Olson.’.
Pre-Transvulcania Interview With Anna Frost
I’m sitting outside a small rustic cafe on a little square in Los Llanos- La Palma’s second capital and finishing point of Transvulcania. The 5th edition of the now famous mountain race is a little over a week away and I’m waiting for last years women’s champion and course record holder- Anna Frost. When she […] Read more – ‘Pre-Transvulcania Interview With Anna Frost’.
Skyrunning: An interview with Lauri van Houten
2012 was something of a breakthrough year for the International Skyrunning Federation. Their ‘Skyrunner World Series’ attracted the cream of international trail and ultra running to the start lines of many of their spectacular races and the general consensus was ‘mind-blowing’. The jaw-dropping and eye-popping locations and lung-burning steep and technical courses, not to mention […] Read more – ‘Skyrunning: An interview with Lauri van Houten’.
Bryon Powell Interview
“Bryon Powell from iRunFar here…”. The words that begin almost all of iRunFar’s pre and post-race athlete video interviews has become something of a catchphrase for the man who’s passion and dedication for the sport of trail and ultra running has taken him on a journey from high school cross-country rookie to the editor-in-chief of […] Read more – ‘Bryon Powell Interview’.
Emelie Forsberg Interview
Right now, Swedish trailrunner Emelie Forsberg is ensconced deep inside the Arctic circle in the stunning town of Tromsø, Norway, where she lives and studies. Outside the sun still has a few weeks before it ends its winter hibernation. It seems like the perfect setting for some reflection on a year that began as a […] Read more – ‘Emelie Forsberg Interview’.
UltraLifeTeams Interview With Jake Rydman.
Abel, the man behind the Spanish trail running website UltraLifeTeam, recently caught up with ultrarunner Jake Rydman for a quick chat about life & his blossoming trailrunning career. Jakes recent 2nd place finish at the Waldo 100k in Oregon, where he ran sub 10 hours and finished only 4 minutes behind race winner Timothy Olson, […] Read more – ‘UltraLifeTeams Interview With Jake Rydman.’.
Adam Campbell Interview
My good friend Abel from UltraLifeTeam down in Galicia, Spain caught up with Canadian trail-running phenom’ Adam Campbell recently and got to find out what makes him tick, his future running plans and coming 2nd at the the inaugural UltraTrail Mont Fuji this year- his first 100 miler. The interview can be found in Spanish […] Read more – ‘Adam Campbell Interview’.