In this video, Salomon TV follows François D’Haene and a group of friends as they return to the Pacific Crest Trail in 2019 after their record-setting run on the John Muir Trail. This time, their objective is to run the fastest known time for the 512-mile section from Canada to Oregon through Washington’s high snowy passes — before winter storms make it impossible.
About Adam Hodges
Adam Hodges, PhD, is a trail runner, mountain endurance athlete, and coach with credentials from the United Endurance Sports Coaching Academy (UESCA), USA Triathlon (USAT) and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). In addition to coaching multisport athletes, he has coached high school cross country and track runners in California and masters swimmers in Colorado and California. As a USAT All-American triathlete, he has competed in the ITU World Triathlon Championships, the ITU World Duathlon Championships, and the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii. As a masters runner, he has won a series title in the XTERRA SoCal Trail Series. His current pursuits include trail running, climbing, mountaineering, skimo, and cross-country skiing.