Author Archives: Like the Wind Magazine

Seba Vandermolen: Via PanAm

Words by Seba Vandermolen This story first appeared in Like the Wind #13 Belgian ultra-runners Weking Van Reeth and Sebastiaan Vandermolen decided to cross the American continent from north to south, with their wives following them in self-built 4×4 campers. Like the Wind caught up with them halfway through their journey in Panama City to […]

LtW & Alexis Berg: Running Through History

Running Through History – A Like The Wind feature on the Mount Gaoligong Ultra Photography by Alexis Berg This story first appeared in Like the Wind #14 Through the foothills of the Himalayas and around some of China’s most biodiverse forests, a new ultra race burst on to the racing calendar at the end of 2016. With […]

Bob Becker: Like Father, Like Son

Like Father, Like Son Words by Imogen Lees and Bob Becker Photography by Alexis Berg “The experience was so emotional. I tend to be emotional anyway but this was way beyond that.” Most runners feel heightened emotions during a race, especially when we’re physically trying so hard to achieve our best. But when that physical […]

Marcus Ryder: What a difference a day makes (or, how I became an elite athlete for 24 hours)

Words by Marcus Ryder – Illustration by Natasha Smith This story first appeared in issue #16 of Like the Wind I love reading Like the Wind. Writing a piece in the magazine is a real honour because I see all of us reading Like the Wind as being part of a special community. I know […]

Simon Freeman: It’s in the Bag

Words and Photography by Simon Freeman This story first appeared in issue #7 of Like the Wind “It had been a busy day. In fact it had been a busy week. We had come to Chamonix for the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc and to launch the sixth edition of Like the Wind. After spending […]

Tyler Tomasello: More than Sport

More than Sport Words and Photography by Tyler Tomasello This story first appeared in issue #17 of Like the Wind Many people only know of Afghanistan via the news or history books as a terrain that has faced centuries of war and conflict. But for me, Afghanistan is a country of immense natural beauty and a […]

Jody Bailey: Setting the Stage

This story is from Like the Wind #16 – Words and Photography by Jody Bailey  For me, running photography is ever-evolving. As is the case for all artists and their own muse and mediums. When I start photographing running and runners, I have one aim; it is all about that perfect portrait. Tight crop. Perfectly even exposure. […]

Scott Partenheimer: Winning Streak

Featured in Like the Wind #8. Words by Scott Partenheimer – Illustration by Mark Frudd  Have you ever wondered about your running bucket list? What kind of running experiences do you want out of life before you ascend to the great trail in the sky? By the age of 33, I had tried every distance from […]