On this episode: Norman’s 13, rubrics, and 100 FKTs. We’re talking with Jason Hardrath, badass hiker, running, and collector of FKTs.
Jason was a world-class triathlete until he went through the windshield in a car accident. Doctors said he’d have to leave that part of his life behind, and front that point, he was determined to come back. During his recovery he got to the point where he could hike. From hiking, he started peak-bagging. And soon, he was doing more technical climbs that required acquiring new skills.
Since then, he’s gone on to accumulate 115 (and counting) historical fastest known time (FKT) records.
Jason’s story is an incredible inspirational tale of rehabilitation, grit and determination. We talk about the experience of some of his FKTs, the missed FKTs, and inspiring his students (he’s an elementary phys-ed teacher when he’s not collecting FKTs).
PLUS… we learn about the process behind the creation of the film, Journey to 100, documenting his FKT on the Bulger 100.
Mentioned in this Episode
- Jason gets the FKT on the Bulger 100
- Norman’s 13
- Journey to 100 – YouTube
- The Yosemite Picnic
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