Photos: Les Morales The beauty of the FKT (Fastest Known Time) is that they are made for everyone, wherever and whenever you want. You can go after big, audacious ones like the Grand Canyon Crossing or the Zion Traverse, routes with stacked leaderboards featuring legit pros and legends from around the world. Or, you simply send a local route, long or short, to test your mettle and fitness. Better yet, you can battle a friend across a traverse that is little known to most, but
New York-based filmmaker and ultrarunner Austin Meyer’s love for storytelling originated in the fourth grade after he got in trouble at school. Since then, Meyer, who released his film about the Western States Endurance Run, “Golden Hour,” just last year, has loved to tell stories. Whether they are about inspiring individuals or global crises, his knack both behind the lens and beyond is apparent.
In this episode of the ArtGibbs Sports Business Podcast, we are joined by ultra marathon runner Jeffrey Stern. We talk about the training, sponsorships, and what it takes to complete over 40 mile races.
The overwhelming take-away from my conversation with Jeff Stern is that he is a guy that has figured out how to find success in just about everything he puts his mind to. A leads to B leads to C. If there was a book on how to develop your running abilities, your marketability as an athlete, your community of support or tribe of mentors as Tim Ferris calls it, Jeff, intentionally or not, is following it line by line...
This week we’re talking to Jeffrey Stern, a professional runner for Salomon, dog dad, coach, freelance writer, and marketing consultant. Jeffrey grew up in Marin and still thinks of the Bay Area as home even though he is now ripping it up on the trails and roads in Santa Barbara. Jeffrey spent 2020 consistently training and shaping himself into an ultra runner who is ready to have breakthrough races at some of the biggest races in the country this year. He recently smashed th