This is an extraordinary story on many levels. Fundamentally it's about facing adversity and finding a way to a positive outcome. Highly recommended for long runs outside when you need some extra motivation to make it happen.
“For those who like adventure stories straight-up, THE BOYS IN THE BOAT… is this year’s closest approximation of Unbroken….It’s about the University of Washington’s crew team: “Nine working-class boys from the American West who at the 1936 Olympics showed the world what true grit really meant.” —New York Times
Finding Ultra, Revised and Updated Edition: Rejecting Middle Age, Becoming One of the World’s Fittest Men, and Discovering Myself
Inspiring memoir about alcoholism, self-discovery, and finding a way out of a sedentary lifestyle and into ultra endurance competition.