You Hallucinated What?! 21 Questions With Courtney Dauwalter

Maybe the only thing more impressive than Courtney Dauwalter’s domination in ultraraces is what she sees after hours of nonstop running.

UTMB, Western States, Moab 240 — Courtney Dauwalter has the kind of race-win resume reserved for ultrarunning royalty.

But sit her down and pepper her with questions like “What’s your favorite walk-up song?” or “Can you drive a stick shift?” and you see a totally down-to-earth (if exceptional) person. Oh, except for the hallucinations — those are definitely weird.

Learn about all that and more in this episode of 21 Questions.

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Adam has been covering daily news and writing about cycling, camping, hiking, and gear of all kinds for 15+ years. Prior to that, Adam lived in Hawaii and Puerto Rico, at which time he realized he’d never have a “normal job.” His pastimes — farming, bike racing, and fitness — provided a gateway to all manner of physical challenges and recreation outdoors.

Based in Kansas City, MO, Adam tests as much gear as he can get his hands, feet (and dog) into each and every day. As editor in chief, he works to maintain GearJunkie’s voice, style, and commitment to accurate and expert reporting across every category.

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