The Hard Way w/ Joe De Sena

“My goal is to tell stories that help people in some-way,” says Brendan Leonard, author, climber and ultra-endurance athlete. 


Spartan Up Endurance Series host, Johnny Waite, talks with Brendan about the creative process and how to take the ideas we all get when running, and put them down on paper. In this episode you’ll learn...


-How writing about your passion creates the most authentic stories

-To try every medium: Brendan tried a ton of outlets before finding writing

-How to capture the moment when inspiration hits

-Why running without headphones is an idea creation machine

-Where does the creative process come from for Brendan?


About Brendan:

Brendan is a writer, and most of his work centers around adventure, travel, and human experiences with both of those. He’s a contributing editor at Adventure Journal and a columnist at Outside. His stories have appeared in Backpacker, National Geographic Adventure, Outside, Men’s Journal, Sierra, Adventure Cyclist, and other publications.


Connect with Brendan:

-Buy his book - I Hate Running and You Can Too


-Twitter: @semi-rad

-Instagram: @semi-rad


This episode of Spartan Up! is brought to you by Durolane. You can see full prescribing information at Durolane.Com.



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Producer: Ryan Warner

Hosts: Johnny Waite

Sr Producer: Marion Abrams


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