Episode 8: Nickademus De La Rosa (Ultra-runner / Coach)


February 16th, 2023

55 mins 52 secs

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About this Episode

Nickademus, or Nick, is a renowned ultra-runner and coach. He started running at the age of 15 and quickly made a name for himself in the ultra-running world, becoming the youngest Badwater 135-mile foot-race finisher at 19 and winning the infamous Barkley Marathons. In 2015, he started coaching, incorporating both movement and psychological analysis in his training. After a heart surgery in 2018, he became aware of his codependent relationship with running and now uses his experience to help athletes cope with changes in their athletic careers. Nick holds multiple certifications, including CSCS, ACE and Running Analysis, and enjoys working with both experienced and new athletes, helping them develop a healthy relationship with sports and overcome obstacles to habit development.