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​A RUNNER.
A HURDLE.
AN UNEXPECTED COACH.

​​​If I were to offer my top three tips to anybody looking to get serious about running, I think they’d be: eat right, get new shoes and find a good doctor. The funny thing for me is that I needed to find the good doctor before I figured out the other two.

My experience with UW Medicine…

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​AN INJURY.
A PARTNERSHIP.
ANOTHER SUMMIT.

​I’m a professional climber. And that makes me a terrible patient.

That might sound funny to say, but in my case it’s true. My job requires that I spend much of the year traveling to remote parts of the world, so I’m seldom able to come in for appointments. This high level of climbing also requires…

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​A CALLING.
A TERRIBLE PAIN.
A REAL HERO.

No kid says, “When I grow up, I want to be on disability.”​​

I certainly never said that. But there was a time not too long ago when that was a very real possibility.

The most important things in the world to me are my family and my job. Everything else is a distant third.

My colleagues and I have…

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