020 Endurance Thursday · Ian Adamson · World-Champion Adventure Racer & Superior Kayaker

Ian Adamson is the most successful adventure racer of all time, event director, motivational speaker, bestselling author and director of Research & Education at Newton Running. Ian was co-founder of Team Nike, the world’s most successful adventure racing squad, won seven world-championship titles, won 18 international adventure race championship titles, won Gold, Silver and Bronze medals at the ESPN X-Games and set two Guinness World Records for endurance kayaking by kayaking 262 miles in 24 hours. Ian is the author of the bestselling ‘Runner’s World Guide to Adventure Racing’ a book about how to become a successful racer and adventure athlete.

Ian’s Book Recommendations
· Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing

Ian’s Daily Habits
· Gets out at least once a day to see daylight and enjoy sunshine for at least 30 minutes, touch the earth and smell the air

Ian’s Quotes
· ‘Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.’ by James Dean
· ‘Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.’ by Mahatma Gandhi

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