Brian Metzler is a longtime running journalist and author who has founded and contributed to numerous media organizations. He is the author of Kicksology: The Hype, Science, Culture and Cool of Running Shoes (VeloPress, 2019) and co-author of several other books. He regularly runs on the track, roads and trails, has wear-tested more than 1,500 running shoes, completed four-time Ironman triathlons and numerous ultra-distance events, including the 2018 Leadman series.
With his mantra of 1 percent better every day, Chris Nikic continues to change the perception of what is possible. Crossing the finish line at the Ironman World Championships adds his name to the history books and cements his legacy as a pioneer in the sport.