Roll On: The Art Of Memoir


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Welcome to another edition of ‘Roll On’, wherein Rich Roll and journalist & author Adam Skolnick riff on matters of interest across sports, culture, entertainment, and self-betterment.

Today we dissect top headlines from the world of endurance, celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Rich’s book Finding Ultra, talk about what makes an impactful memoir, and announce an exciting new giveaway. NOTE: this episode was recorded one day PRIOR to the Uvalde school shooting, so this topic is not discussed.

Specific topics discussed in today’s episode include:

  • the murder of star gravel cyclist Moriah ‘Mo’ Wilson ;
  • the upcoming sub-7-hour Ironman triathlon project;
  • advice from 90 year old runners;
  • pop star Cody Simpson making the Aussie World Championship Swimming Team; and
  • what Rich learned about writing, publishing, life, and success on the 10th anniversary of Finding Ultra.

Today’s episode is also viewable on YouTube:

Giveaway: To celebrate a decade of Finding Ultra, we’re giving away 50 personally inscribed copies of the book. If you would like to enter, go to, join the mailing list, and await an email with further instructions. Enter by June 9th to secure an entry. No purchase is necessary, see official rules for details.

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