Episode number 128

Nienke Brinkman | Zegama Champion & Running Phenom

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Nienke Brinkman is a dutch marathoner and trail runner for Nike. She’s only been running since 2020 and has already established herself as one of the most talented and versatile athletes in the world. She broke the dutch national record in the marathon by running 2:22 in April and only six weeks later won and broke the course record at Zegama — an iconic Spanish trail race. In this conversation we talk about Nienke’s background, her academic pursuits, her versatility as an athlete, her victory at Zegama, and her goals for the future.

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