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Jill Gunnufson

in Madison, WI

Not My Day Job

PRESENTED ON FEB 19, 2015
IN MADISON, WI @ VOL 12

Jill's day job consists of keeping servers humming, business clients happy, and banking regulators satisfied. Over the past 18 months, Jill's passion has become setting goals that challenge her body and mind in ways she never thought possible. She's lost 100lbs in this crazy process, ran several 5Ks, a triathlon, and even an adventure race. CrossFit has become her latest passion. It's hard to go from banker to Olympic lifter, but it's a transition she loves makeing every day.

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The Space and the Weight

BY YU AZUMA
@ VOL 99 ON JAN 23, 2013

Architect/designer/performer Yu Azuma explains how he combines all of these disciplines together, in a presentation entitled "The Space and the Weight." (in Japanese)

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You Are Ironman

BY GUEORGUI TCHEREDNITCHENKO
@ VOL 105 ON JUL 31, 2013

An Ironman triathlon is one of the hardest endurance races in the world; a 3.8km swim followed by a 180km bike ride and a 42.2km marathon to finish. Surely, only a super-human athletes with elite endurance could possibly hope to participate in such an event? Wrong; in this presentation, Gueorgui Tcherednitchenko presents the story of a perfectly average guy's adventures in Ironman training, and lessons that he learned from it along the way.

"Presentation of the Day" on August 3, 2013. 

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Feeding the Achieve

BY SAMANTHA NIENOW
@ VOL 19 ON AUG 15, 2013

Samantha Nienow and Rebecca Layman feed their inner desires to achieve as they train for the Half Ironman triathlon, a gruelling event made up of swimming, biking, and running. They push each other through highs and lows and offer each other support as they strive for the same goal. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 8, 2014.

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Bye-Bye Boring Desk Job, Hello Health and Happiness

BY NADINE BUBNER
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 04, 2015

"Yoga helped me when life got shaken through illness and the death of a family member, thats when I decided to become a yoga teacher"

Triathlete, Paddle-Board Yoga Instructor, and Entrepreneur, Nadine Bubner talks about escaping the corporate world and heading up a full-time business teaching yoga and meditation classes, while indulging in Ironman triathlon competitions on the side, evolving into a practice that combines yoga and endurance sport. This is her empowering story.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Thursday, September 17th, 2015. 

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The BHAG

BY LEANNE HUGHES
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 02, 2015

Watch this for inspiration on setting your next goal, running is the metaphor that can be applied to any BIG HAIRY AUDATIOUS GOAL!

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My Life in Running

BY GREGG WHELAN
@ VOL 9 ON SEP 02, 2015

Gregg Whelan, the Artistic Director of ANTI Festival tells about running and shows how it works for him in different contexts.

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Running in Silence: My Drive for Perfection and the Eating Disorder That Fed It

BY RACHAEL STEIL
@ VOL 14 ON SEP 07, 2016

Rachael Steil, author of Running in Silence, shares her story about the realization of the problems she encountered and how she overcame them!

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How a Fat Guy Loses Weight

BY BART SUMNER
@ VOL 14 ON SEP 07, 2016

Adult Language Warning!
The 5:2, or How a Fat Guy Loses Weight is the look into how a funny guy is battling years of being overweight… with serious results!

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Why I Dance

BY JUDE WALSH (WHELLEY)
@ VOL 30 ON FEB 23, 2017

Jude Walsh explores how dance has changed her perception of herself and her body. From Pecha Kucha Dayton, Volume 30, recorded February 23rd, 2016.