There’s more to Rob than a Triple Crown, plant-based diet, and an iconic beard… like a history of competitive badminton and a newfound love of ski mountaineering. Backyard sports aside though, we can’t help but root for this ultrarunning legend with a penchant for late race moves and stints in the pain cave.
Describe yourself in three words:
Stubborn, persistent, shrewd
Who would play you in your biopic?
Wildest memory/moment from competing?
Alone on a snowy mountaintop in Norway was pretty surreal (photo below, credit to Alexi Berg)
Proudest non-sport accomplishment?
Navigating a beautiful and often confusing world with my soulmate
Best book you’ve read recently?
Winter's Tale by Mark Helprin
Why Picky Bars?
Picky Bars has been a part of my training and racing since 2012! With their ever expanding line, and now as part of the Laird Superfood family, Picky Bars plays an increasing role in my everyday health and nutrition. It's an honor to represent a company whose ethos and values align so closely with my own.
Photo cred: James Q Martin
I highly dislike birthdays
2x Western States 100-mile Champ (2014, 2015)
2x Leadville 100 Champ (2014, 2018)