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6 New England States; 6 high points; 31 hours and 34 minutes;
July 2013 – (Boulder, Co) – Dynafit North America, the world’s only full-line full-time supplier of backcountry skiing, alpine running and alpine biking products is proud to announce that Marshall Thomson, their Summer athlete captain as well as the defending winner of the Leadville trail marathon, ran himself into the record books.
On Tuesday July 23rd Marshall set out to run the highest points in the six states of New England. Starting at Mt Katahdin in Maine (5,268 feet) and then continuing to Mt. Washington NH, Jerimoth Hill RI, Mt. Frissell CT, Mount Grey Lock Mass, and finishing on Mt. Mansfield in his home state of Vermont.
“We embody speed and performance in all of our activities”, said Jim lamancusa, Director of Sales and Marketing for Dynafit. “Having Marshall do this on his own without any support proves that we stand behind the best athletes in the world”.
Thomson is joined by Eric Carter and Meredith June Edwards to create the Dynafit elite Summer athlete team. Dynafit North America has a team of more than 20 professional athletes which includes ski running, speed touring, ski touring, free touring, freeride touring, and now ultrarunners. Eric Carter a Pacific North West Sky Runner and recent speed skier on Rainer is quickly becoming the fastest man from sea to sky. While Meredith June Edwards, first place finisher at the High Sierra 50k and long distance runner from Jackson Hole continues to reach the podium across the country.
“There is so much more potential in mountain running that I am driven to explore,” said Marshall. “My goal for the next few years is to run as much as possible while pushing the limits of possibility. I am psyched to be aligned with Dynafit as I take the next steps in my career.”
For more than 30 years Dynafit has teamed up with the world’s finest mountaineers, alpinists, climbers, skiers, and endurance adventurers who have defined the limits of what is humanly possible. Dynafit works closely with Research, Design & Development, creating innovative designs that push new technologies and inspire cutting-edge products.
For more information on Dynafit’s team captain Marshall Thomson and the rest of the athlete team, check out www.dynafit.com
An athlete-driven brand from the beginning, Dynafit is committed to designing faster, stronger, and lighter gear for ambitious backcountry athletes who never compromise. Development of each product is pursued in concert with a select team of athletes, and no product decisions are made without clear go-ahead from the team.
Based in Munich Germany with North American Headquarters in Boulder Colorado, Dynafit arrives on top first with the biggest smiles, with plenty of power left for the ultimate ride down. The highest mountains and most extreme conditions require both the lightest and most bomber gear in the world – no compromises. That is why Dynafit invests in the world’s top athletes, designs, and technology
For more information and photos please contact:
North America: Eric Henderson | Tel. 303.444.0446 | Eric.Henderson@Salewa.com |
International: Maria Englhart | Tel. +49 89 909 93 151 | email@example.com |