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Sebastian Salsbury Livin’ the Dream at Fourteen

Sebastian Salsbury is just fourteen years previous–he’s a freshman in highschool–however has already run 20 ultramarathons and 30 path races. He’s certified for Western States, considers Max King and Luis Escobar his buddies, and not too long ago went on an epic run within the Grand Canyon.

Sebastian Salsbury
Sebastian Salsbury operating trails within the Grand Canyon. There’s little question that I’d swallow my enamel on that terrain.
All pics courtesy of Sebastian and Michael Salsbury

I’ve been following Sebastian for awhile, each from an media perspective, and from the attention of a father or mother and a children operating coach. Up till this level, I’d been hesitant to have him on the present as a result of I didn’t need to danger exploiting him. I’ve seen an excessive amount of consideration given to children by overzealous mother and father or youngsters pushed to be influencers. Fortunately, these issues have been alleviated after our discuss this week. This child loves pushing himself, is passionate in regards to the path/extremely neighborhood, and understands what it takes to succeed greater than most individuals twice his age.

On this interview, we speak about:

  • How he received into operating.
  • How does he reply to individuals who query whether or not he’s pushed by his mother and father?
  • Is he planning on operating XC in highschool?
  • How does he steadiness being a standard HS child and have a life as a path runner?
  • The affect path operating camps had on his life.
  • And the way on this planet he ended up within the Grand Canyon with Max, Jim, and Jim’s girlfriend Jess this previous weekend.
  • Beer? Nope, halloween sweet.
Jess, Seb, and Max
Jessica Brazeau, Sebastian Salsbury, and Max King at Shiny Angel Trailhead. 6:30am.

Sebastian Salsbury Episode Notes

Right here’s extra data on Max King’s Operating Camp (no monetary curiosity) and right here’s a video that exhibits the unbelievable alternatives afforded to those children.

Observe Seb on Instagram proper right here and take a look at a number of the movies of his Grand Canyon journey.

My favourite Mt. Marathon video.

2015 interview with two different youngsters, Ashley Erba and Jared Hazen.

Intro music | David Rosales
Outro music | AJ LeGrand

Sebastian Salsbury and Jim Walmsley
Sebastian Salsbury and Jim Walmsley after Santa Barbara 9 Trails, 2019.

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