Would you like to get into sports writing?
Canadian sports journalist Alex Hutchinson is the author of New York Times best-selling Endure: Mind, Body and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance
But he wasn't always a writer.
In his early twenties, Hutchinson competed with the Canadian Athletics Team while training as a physicist. As his running career came to an end around 2006, he transitioned into sports journalism.
The book blends Hutchinson's passion for running with his scientific training in an attempt to probe the link between the human body and mind in top athletes.
In this interview, Alex explains:
And lots more.
I started by asking Alex to describe how he transitioned from a career as a physicists to becoming a sports writer.
Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance