Jennifer Pharr Davis @ Pybus
Jennifer Pharr Davis, an Appalacian Trail record holder, American long-distance hiker, an author, a speaker, a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, and an ambassador for the American Hiking Society, reveals the secrets and habits behind endurance as she chronicles her incredible accomplishments in The Pursuit of Endurance.
With a storyteller's ear for fascinating detail and description, Davis takes readers along as she trains and sets her record, analyzing and trail-testing the theories and methodologies espoused by her star-studded roster of mentors. She distills complex rituals and histories into easy-to-understand tips and action items that will help you take perseverance to the next level. The Pursuit of Endurance empowers readers to unlock phenomenal endurance and leverage newfound grit to achieve personal bests in everything from sports and family to the boardroom.
Pharr Davis has hiked more than fourteen thousand miles on six different continents. In 2011, she set the unofficial record for the fastest thru hike of the Appalachian Trail with a time of 46 days, 11 hours, and 20 minutes, an average of 47 miles a day, a record she held for four years.