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Meet Dean Karnazes:
One of TIME magazine’s ‘100 Most Influential People in the World’, Dean Karnazes has run 50 marathons, in 50 states, in 50 consecutive days. A world-renowned ultramarathoner, he has traveled to all seven continents twice. Dean is the recipient of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Lifetime Achievement Award and a NY Times bestselling author. His latest book is titled “A Runner’s High”.
Meet Samantha Pruitt:
Samantha has dedicated her last 20 years inspiring and coaching others to use endurance sports, outdoor adventure, and human connection as powerful tools for change in their lives.
After a mental and physical health crisis, Sam transformed her own life at age of 30 to become an Ironwoman, Ultra Endurance Runner, and Adventure Athlete, finishing hundreds of races from 5 to 150 miles.
As a business and community leader, Endurance Town USA Podcast Host, professional Event Director, and Life-Business Coach, Sam is HIGHLY motivated to connect humans with endurance sports, the outdoors, and ultimately their own best selves.
Meet Shan Riggs:
Shan Riggs: Shan is a 42-year-old ultramarathon runner and sports sponsorship marketing professional. He has completed 45 ultramarathon races — winning several. During the pandemic in 2020 Shan ran across the entire United States, averaging 40 miles a day and raised over $45,000 for Foodshare, doing his own unique part to support the Feeding America program.
Meet Katie Visco:
An accomplished female adventurer, at age 23, Katie was the youngest woman to run solo across America. Her mission was to inspire others to follow their passions, and she spoke with more than 200 audiences along the way while also raising funds for Girls on the Run organization.
No stranger to Australia, in 2019, Katie ran across the brutal continent with only her husband on a bicycle for support to show the importance of living your dreams and being able to do hard things. Katie and her husband produced a film Twenty-One Twelve: A Human Powered Adventure Across Australia, which debuts July 9th, 2021 on Vimeo and across Australia and New Zealand in the RunNation Film Festival this August.
Ultimately, Katie’s adventures are an invitation to be brave and take action on the things you feel most deeply called to do. Katie also has 10+ years of experience as a coach, community-builder, and entrepreneur.