"34 year old Ryan Sandes has become a local and international trail running sensation, competing on all corners of the globe."
He is the first person to win all 4 races in the 4 Desert Series and in 2013 became the first person to ever win an ultra trail race on all 7 continents. In 2011, Ryan won the Leadville 100 miler mountain race in Leadville, Colorado, setting the 3rd fastest time in the history of the race and the fastest time by a non-American - it was his first 100 miler. He's involved with a number of philanthropic ventures and is an ambassador of the prestigious Laureus Foundation and special mention about his phenomenal career was made at the International Laureus Awards in Abu Dhabi. In 2016 he launched his autobiography, Trail Blazer which has been a world wide success. The book will be available in Spanish and French in early 2017. People are inspired not only by his athletic ability but also his humble and down-to-earth approach to life.He is a highly sought after motivational speaker. Ryan is considered one of the world’s leading ultra trail runners.