Video: Ultra Runner Hits The Road

At 19, Rickey Gates dropped out of college for a road trip to South America that would kick-start a life of adventure and travel.

Now a sponsored trail runner a decade later, Rickey’s love for the road has not diminished. The fifth episode of Salomon Running TV’s third season, “On the Road,” shares Rickey’s thoughts and philosophy on the life he has chosen during road trips from Aspen to San Francisco in search of wild lands and some of the best trails in the USA.

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Editor-in-Chief Sean McCoy is a life-long outdoorsman who grew up hunting and fishing central Wisconsin forests and lakes. He joined GearJunkie after a 10-year stint as a newspaperman in the Caribbean, where he learned sailing and wooden-boat repair. Based in GearJunkie's Denver office, McCoy is an avid trail runner, camper, hunter, angler, mountain biker, skier, and beer tester.

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