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Friday, January 11, 2013

Timothy Olson Interview–Low Carber & Western State Winner

In Episode 642 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore,”  Jimmy Moore interviewed  an ultra runner and low-carb endurance athlete Timothy Allen Olson.  Over the last few years, he has switch to a low carb diet,while in Ketosis, with amazing results. 

In 2012 Olson not only won Western  States 100 in a time of 14:46:44, but smashed the course record by over 21 minutes on a course considered significantly slower than either of the courses used for the previous two course records.  Very interesting and worth checking out . . .

http://livinlavidalowcarb.com/blog/the-llvlc-show-episode-642-ultramarathon-runner-timothy-olson-thrives-on-a-low-carb-diet/17363

Here is another interview from iRunFar talking a little more about the race itself.  http://www.irunfar.com/2012/06/timothy-olson-2012-western-states-100-champ-interview.html

Here is a video from Olson of the actual race and finish . . .

Western States 100 Mile Run 2012, Champion Timothy Olson from Timothy Olson on Vimeo.

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