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Team RWB Trail Running Camp 2013: Elite Endurance Athlete Nikki Kimball on Coping with Depression

Elite endurance athlete, Nikki Kimball, was the keynote speaker at this year’s Team RWB Trail Running Camp.

Nikki shares a local newspaper article. (Photo: Courtesy

Nikki shares a segment of a local newspaper article. (Photo: Credit Don Hauk and Team RWB Trail Running Camp /

Initially, Nikki shared a little glimpse into her attempt at breaking the 273 mile Long Trail speed record in less than 4.5 days with some segments of a video project (Finding Traction) that documented the journey.

Nikki then moved into the heart of her sharing with us – coping with depression and how exercise has been a positive influence along this journey. A vulnerable and real sharing by one of the toughest in sport.

Here is a video of Nikki’s sharing with the entire camp Saturday night.

(If you can’t see the video, click here.)

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David Hanenburg David Hanenburg is the passionate dirt-lovin' creator of Endurance Buzz and has been playing in the endurance sports world since 2000 after knockin' the dust off of his Trek 950 hardtail thanks to a friend asking to go ride some local dirt. In 2007 he ran his first ultra on the trails and fell in love with the sport and its people. For more information on David's endurance sports journey, check out the About page.

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