David Epstein

David Epstein

June 01, 2022

Setting the Record Straight: Sorry Malcolm Gladwell, But Matthew Centrowitz Absolutely Belongs in the Same Sentence as Nick Willis

Earlier today best-selling author and huge track fan Malcolm Gladwell wrote, "(Matthew Centrowitz) doesn’t even belong in the same conversation as, say, Nick Willis, who never won gold but nonetheless was a threat to win every big race he entered for a good 10 years." What a ridiculous statement. We had to set the record straight.
April 14, 2014

David Epstein Talks About Roger Bannister (On Final Day To Back Roger Bannister Film On Kickstarter)

David Epstein, author of The Sports Gene, has struck up a relationship with the great Roger Bannister. Hear what Bannister has to say about genetics and running and back the new Bannister film: Bannister: Everest On The Track on Kickstarter.
July 31, 2013

Sports Gene By David Epstein: A Must-Read For All Coaches

Every wonder how guys or gals on a cross-country/track team can "run next to one another, stride for stride, day after day, and nonetheless turn out" entirely differently in terms of results? David Epstein has and he explains how it happens in this New York Times best seller.