WHERE DO YOU CALL HOME?
I’m a Southern California boy that grew up in San Diego and lived in all four corners of the US before moving to Northern Sweden in 2005. I currently live in Östersund, Sweden, near the beautiful Swedish “fjäll”mountains.
WHEN DID YOU DISCOVER VIVOBAREFOOT?
My girlfriend introduced me to Vivobarefoot a few years ago. I remember I said to her at the time “That’s impressive that you can train with those shoes, but you can’t compete in those.” (!)
Well, you can’t compete in them immediately. But over the last two years I’ve strengthened my feet and recently finished a 60 km Skyrace over technical terrain wearing Vivo Soft Ground Shoes.
WHAT'S YOUR TOP TIP FOR ANYONE LOOKING TO GO BAREFOOT?
Stand, stand, STAND! Get out of your chair! The other piece of advice is, simply, be patient. It’s amazing how adaptable our feet really are. They actually can heal, given the chance.