The 'Most Elusive' Man in North America The High Fat Diet of an Ultra Runner 2 months ago   13:55

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Dag Aabye is a septuagenarian Ultra Marathon champion who lives completely off the grid. Can two filmmakers track him down—and if so, what will they find? Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/555527/dag-aabye-death-race/

"Never Die Easy" was directed by Adam Maruniak and Justin Pelletier. It is a part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The Atlantic.

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Molly Davis
Just a beast,worldbeater,badass,of epic proportions. Find me one millennial that can hang with this cat. NEVER HAPPEN😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂
M.J. Lyman
Whatever......
justin beaver
the narration in the beginning sounded Hamilton Morris
Tim Scotty
Got bored really quickly into this boring documentary
vísdómr
Never die easy Dag keep on running brother. Amazing
Michael
I thought this was very well done for 12 year olds with no experience!
TrolledYouSilly
Dag has more screen time than Venom did in his own movie.
joe8075
A modern age Viking. Superb example of harmony with nature.
das dabs
this man is living how we all should ...we have become consumed with status and money ...buy toys we have to work more to pay for and then use them once yr if tht ......family life is dying too parents are gone working to much do not guid kids to become good ppl but let the net....smart phones vid games to parent their children .....think we are in bad spot now wait till the nxt gen is running the planet .
Peanut Wiggin
I too have a quaker Parott!
Cozy Hozer
Great camera work. Nice story. Thanks.
molalugi boitumelo
we can tell you reading from your note pad buddy!
molalugi boitumelo
the voice over is very pretentious
kindred reeb
You can’t be the most elusive man and have a movie about your life
Carl Laliberte
Your reporter must be awestruck someone can actually survive without Starbucks and a cellphone
Grasshopper
Dag was elusive even on this video. It was over halfway before he was even introduced into the video. Gotta say though, he's living the dream!
Finkus Lahoya
Great music at the end, who made it?
Chickenbone
This didn't seem to provide any information
Blitherer Masterman
The 'most' elusive man doesn't exist, but there are obviously hermits that nobody knows about.
Tom Shephard
Damn these comments are so critical wtf. I thought it was really cool. Suspenseful buildup, and a worthwhile and interesting payoff. Good work!
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The High Fat Diet of an Ultra Runner The 'Most Elusive' Man in North America 2 months ago   12:58

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Running continuously for over 100 miles in mountain terrain takes a different kind of athlete—and a different kind of diet. Through years of training as an ultra runner, Timothy Olson has taught his body to become "fat-adapted," using fat from animals and plants to fuel him through feats that seems superhuman. In this episode of FUEL, we examine how Timothy's food regimen benefits his performance.

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