Trail Gangsta of the Week

Trail Gangsta of the Week • 3/21/19

Meet Pierre Max Labelle!

Hometown: Montreal, Canada
Current Residence: Belton, TX
Occupation: Rocket Test Technician for SpaceX

 

1) What makes you a “Trail Gangsta?”

Because the outdoors and nature are my hood!

2) How/when did you get into trail running?

I was rucking by a park very close to my home an the thought of running in the beautiful trail setting came to mind. Rucking involves wearing a heavy...


Trail Gangsta of the Week • 3/8/19

Meet Eve Rebennack!

 

1) How and when did you get into trail running?

6th grade cross country, but the bug hit hard when I was 15.

2) What’s your favorite trail to run?

Anything in Sedona or the Grand Canyon.

3) Do you prefer running uphill or downhill?

Uphill!

4) What’s the weirdest thing you’ve seen on the trails?

A pair of jeans on a post marking the edges of an abandoned cave.

5) Do you have a favorite post-run treat?
Nacho burrito!!!


6) What is your key...


Trail Gangsta of the Week • 2/8/19

Meet Anthony Kunkel!

1) What makes you a “Trail Gangsta?”

Being bold enough to come back over and over again, despite a mixed bag of results. For me, it always comes back to figuring out what I’m capable of and insisting that the perfect day will happen. I’d be lying if I acted like the drops I’ve accrued in pursuit of that don’t suck, but they’re MY DROPS! What else do we have such clear control over in this world?! That recognition and ownership makes me a Trail...


Trail Gangsta of the Week • 2/2/19

Meet Chris Polito!

1) What makes you a “Trail Gangsta?”

I go hard on the dirt! In all seriousness though, I just won’t give up. I have the type of relationship with the mountains and the trail that allows me to shred terrain while also maintaining respect for nature and what it gives back to me.

2) How and when did you get into trail running?

I ran a “Color Run” with my wife in early 2015 and she practically had to drag me there. I despised running and...


Trail Gangsta of the Week • 1/24/19

Meet Tara Richardson!

 

Hometown: Wiggins, Colorado
Current Residence: Glenwood Springs, Colorado
College: Western State College
Occupation: Cardiac Rehabilitation Exercise Physiologist

 

1) How and when did you get into trail running?

I did my first trail race in the Spring of 2018. I had recently moved to Glenwood Springs where I have access to tons of mountains and trails. I immediately fell in love with the challenge of running uphill at high elevations and learned to push my body physically...