Swing dancing, pro wrestling, weightlifting, jumping over flaming obstacles, climbing Half Dome twice in a day. Julio Alanya (32) is one of those guys you’d never know these things about unless you ask.
My cousin Leia Casey (29) talks about how she ran a half marathon, a 10k and a triathlon while locked in an ETERNAL STRUGGLE with her lethargic impulses.
Brian Collett (27) went from running cross-country and track to specializing in 5k and 10k events with the occasional half and full marathon thrown in. He ran 48 races in 2011, winning 24 of them.
Jacqueline Beaulieu has been running for most of her life but suffered a serious setback from a car accident. She spent over 3 years rehabilitating and decided to tackle her first full marathon in 2012.
Summer Wesson was diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis as a child and was told she would never be able to run, lift, or do much of physical anything. She decided to kick that systemic autoimmune disease in its stupid face and became an ultramarathon runner. She’s run and completed two 100-mile marathons to date and shows no signs of slowing down.