29 Jun '12, 6pm

Eat Your Young, How we promote our sport, An Interview with Matt Taylor, by Jon Gugala, note by Larry Eder: Kara...

Eat Your Young, How we promote our sport, An Interview with Matt Taylor, by Jon Gugala, note by Larry Eder: Kara...

Jon Gugala EUGENE, Oregon June 28, 2012 Matt Taylor describes himself as a "Marketer, Entrepreneur and Running Industry Insider." At least that's what his Twitter bio says. He's also a former steeplechaser for Yale, class of 2000, and his 8 minutes, 57.36 seconds collegiate best is still the fifth fastest in the school's history. Since graduation Taylor has been putting out gritty, true-to-life documentaries on running at its most visceral level, beginning with 2005's "chasing TRADITION," which explored some of the country's best collegiate distance running powerhouses, including Iona, University of Portland, and Adams State. He's done plenty more; check out his back catalog when you have time. After leaving a four-year tenure with Puma, for the last 10 months he's been developing a video game with Usain Bolt--aptly titled "BOLT!"--for your iPhone. It releases in July. But...

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