1000km em 6 dias

kouros

“we have ups and downs in life and the same is true in ultramarathons. I need those ups and downs to go back to my childhood, memories, and past experiences.” It is from those, especially the painful times, that Kouros draws some of his inspiration and, because we gain more and more life impressions as we age, “the older you are, the better for ultrarunning because mental experience is much more important than physical speed.” The difficulties are what help Kouros find his “strength, passion, and inspiration.” He draws from Greek literary references in explaining that it is the contrast of the mental, artistic, and spiritual qualities of Apollo to the corporeal elements of Dionysus that he tries to balance. On the Trail with… Yiannis Kouros

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