Nicolas Mermoud Pre-2010 UTMB Interview

iRunFar interviews Nicolas Mermoud, Hoka OneOne co-founder and 2-time top 10 at UTMB, before UTMB 2010.

By on August 27, 2010 | Comments

Nicolas Mermoud is a co-founder of the shoe company, Hoka OneOne. He also has a third place and eight place finish at the Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc. He’ll be running the race again this weekend. He talks about his third place finish, his outlook for this year’s race, and what is most special about UTMB.

Bryon Powell

Bryon Powell is the Founding Editor of iRunFar. He’s been writing about trail running, ultrarunning, and running gear for more than 15 years. Aside from iRunFar, he’s authored the books Relentless Forward Progress: A Guide to Running Ultramarathons and Where the Road Ends: A Guide to Trail Running, been a contributing editor at Trail Runner magazine, written for publications including Outside, Sierra, and Running Times, and coached ultrarunners of all abilities. Based in Silverton, Colorado, Bryon is an avid trail runner and ultrarunner who competes in events from the Hardrock 100 Mile just out his front door to races long and short around the world, that is, when he’s not fly fishing or tending to his garden.