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Ryan Brown
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The ever evolving life of an athlete.
The ever evolving life of an athlete.

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Behind The Music: Stolen Was My Life
I've been watching some of the old VH1 Behind The Music episodes lately and I thought it would be cool to tell the story behind my music. I jump way back in time and then bring you up to speed as to how Stolen Was My Life came to be a my musical project. I ...

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Music Is A Heartbreaker
In a recent podcast  I discussed a running injury I sustained last spring that changed my life. In a lot of ways for the better. In particular how it allowed me to get back to my musical roots. I have been playing guitar, signing and writing songs since I w...

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The New Minimalist Lie
Lately Facebook, and I'm sure media of all forms, has been awash with the news story about Vibram Five Fingers shoes and how they "Lied" to us. They have conceded in the case of a lawsuit by  Valerie Bezdek. She alleged that there is "no scientific support"...

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Humble Pie
Nom, nom, nom... That's the sound of me eating some humble pie and I'm full. Some of you may have followed my attempts at running the Bruce Trail fully packed, Professor Fail  post, as well as the lead up Mini Expedition post. Running the 130km Iroquois sec...

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Professor Fail
My GPS file. Check out that elevation profile!  I had planned my most epic adventure to celebrate my 40th birthday. I'm not usually one to celebrate birthdays, but a big part of the adventure was to simply test myself more than to prove what I can still do ...

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The Mini Expedition
Winter Training with the pack Last spring I began trail running pretty seriously and my love affair with the woods has only grown stronger in the last year. It's the feeling of belonging to a smaller, more exclusive club than just the running community as a...

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No Time To Heal
As runners we are injured a lot. It may be from overuse, too much too soon or from a fall. The point is, this is something we have to deal with. I have dealt with the gambit of injuries during my years as a skateboarder and now more so as a runner. I hear t...

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Is There Such a Thing as Too Many Shoes or Too Much Gear??
If you're asking me, then no way! When I began to take up running seriously almost 2 years ago I figured "Hey just a pair of shoes and a watch, then I'm off!" Wrong. This sport is on the verge of bankrupting me. That being said I'm in it pretty deep. I'm a ...

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Running Is My Mistress
   So it's with some mixed and guilty feelings that I write this. You see I began this "transitional" journey from skill based sports like skateboarding and snowboarding to endurance sports just over a year ago. It was through the gateway drug of triathlon ...
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