53: Ryan Sandes - Record-breaking Ultramarathon Runner
By Peter Brees, endurance Junkie
Ryan Sandes is South Africa’s Hout Bay Hero. After participating in his first ever marathon in 2006, Sandes has gone from step to stride, gaining international acclaim as one of the world’s top trail runners, whose focus is always on the challenges of the ultra-distance. Setting new course records are a common occurance for Sandes. Sandes was named 4 Desert Champion for being the first competitor to win all four desert races, and in addition to that, the first competitor to win every single stage in each of the desert races. In this interview we talk about: - His sporting background.- How he progressed in trail running.- How his training has evolved over the years.- What he has lined up for 2015.- Highlights and lows of his career so far.