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January 22, 2014 Comments (3) podcast

002: Christian Griffith: He survived a little thing named Arthur.

christian griffith ulrarunner

As an adventurer and ultra runner our next guest has a story of survival from the the unlikeliest of foes and great stories of Ultra running up volcanoes and in other amazing locales. He’s an inspiring man and his passion carries the show. Enjoy!


In this show learn about:

  • What a Masters athlete is
  • How he spent his youth by the ocean
  • How a barefoot kid in Nicaragua inspired Christian
  • How he kept cool during the Keys 100
  • How he got a paralyzed diaphragm
  • How he holds himself accountable to the world
  • Who inspires him

Quiz on Fire:

  • Yes, we quiz Christian on amoeba’s.

Quote on Fire:

  • “Pain is inevitable, suffering is a choice.”
  • “Live for a living.”

Connect with Christian:


Facebook: @christianG

Athlete on Fire resources inspired by Christian’s interview:

Keys100 – Ultra in the Florida Keys
Fuego y Agua – Crazy ultra in Nicaragua
KidsBiology.com – Used for the amoeba interview. Cool site.
Mountain Mist 50k
The Stick – Tool for loosening up before his runs.

Fitness on Fire

Christian has a great workout for you all to try out, ideally while you listen to his show. And don’t worry, we have a less intimidating version so anyone can get out there and get moving!




3 Responses to 002: Christian Griffith: He survived a little thing named Arthur.

  1. […] Let me know your thoughts: Christian Griffith interview on Athlete on Fire […]

  2. Ben says:

    Great interview. He’s a good guest. You should have him on after some events.

  3. […] conversation is an experience and so is getting out of your comfort zone to engage strangers.  Christian Griffith regularly posts about this engagements with strangers.  It’s inspiring for us to see and […]

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