Dathan Ritzenhein, an Olympic distance runner for the United States, was starting to feel sick from his thyroid medication — a drug that was not medically necessary but one that his coach, a powerful and combative figure in the sport, had strongly recommended to improve his performance.
The coach was Alberto Salazar, a running legend himself who after his competitive career had teamed up with Nike, the world’s largest athletic apparel manufacturer, to train elite runners. He was dismissive wh...
Since 2012, 29-year-old world-champion ski-mountaineer and ultrarunner Kilian Jornet has been running up the world’s most iconic peaks faster than anyone ever. As part of his Summits of My Life project he’s set records on Mont Blanc, Aconcagua, Kilimanjaro, Denali, and the Matterhorn. Mount Everest, the earth’s highest peak at 29,029 feet above sea level, was his final big mountain challenge.
Approximately 5,000 people have made it to the summit of Mount Everest. Fewer than 200 of those summi...
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