Record-breaking rookie: In 2016, David broke the Mount Marathon record in his first attempt. “I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I was intimidated by the downhill so my only goal was to make it to the top as fast as I could.”
At the finish line: “I had no idea I broke the record when I crossed the finish line. Honestly, I was just relieved to have completed the race all in one piece.”
Inspiration vs. competition: His biggest motivation when competing is being on the starting line with other dedicated athletes. “Everyone is there to push themselves. Everyone has a goal. Once the race is over, you’re all proud of the effort regardless of the outcome.”
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