Beacon resident Guy Felixbrodt recently became the first person ever to complete a full Ironman triathlon with no shoes on. In this interview with reporter Brian PJ Cronin, he talks about why he did it, and shares his unique worldview focused on ambitious athletic feats, community service and the practice known as “earthing,” which emphasizes maintaining direct contact with the ground.

Behind The Story

Type: News

News: Based on facts, either observed and verified directly by the reporter, or reported and verified from knowledgeable sources.

The Skidmore College graduate has reported for The Current since 2014 and writes the "Out There" column. Location: Beacon. Languages: English. Areas of Expertise: Environment, outdoors