Podcast: Episode 9: Bill Wright

FKT Podcast - Episode 9 - Bill Wright

Who is the first person to use the term "Fastest Known Time" in print?

Bill Wright co-wrote Speed Climbing: How to Climb Faster and Better in 2004, and has a family, a full-time job, and he climbs, bikes, or runs every day, and he balances all of that by ... going fast.

"You don’t have to compete on speed … it's just another way to experience the route, the run, the mountain - but if you do, that just gives you more time to smell the flowers."

Is he risking his life? Is scrambling or speed-climbing safe? Listen as Bill's vast experience provides thoughtful views on not only leading a balanced life, but on preserving it:

"We put on this scrambling series every fall … Rule #1 is: 'Don’t Die'"