Running Shoe Expert Brian Metzler Shares the Stories Behind the Shoes That Shape the Sport
Austin, TX, USA — December 3, 2019 — Running shoes are every runner’s favorite obsession, and Brian Metzler’s new book Kicksology lets readers run a mile inside the running shoe industry. In Kicksology: The Hype, Science, Culture & Cool of Running Shoes, seasoned running journalist and veteran shoe-tester Brian Metzler delves deep into the stories and hype of shoes and brands that have made running history. With his insider access, Metzler examines every facet of this lucrative, innovative, and massively popular industry.
In Kicksology, shoe fans, runners, and business enthusiasts alike will follow the rise and innovation of running shoes—through major cultural fads, attempts at injury prevention, and techy experiments done in the name of speed and performance. Kicksology is a fun, fascinating exploration of the running shoes that came before and the kicks that are coming next.
Metzler will be selling and signing books at The Running Event in Austin, TX, this Wednesday, December 4th. Books will be available for purchase at a special TRE discount.
Author Meet & Greet Details
The Running Event 2019 — Austin, TX
Wednesday, December 4th at 3:00 pm
VeloPress Booth #1548
Brian Metzler is a sports journalist who has tested more than 1,500 pairs of running shoes and has raced every distance from 50 yards to 100 miles. He was the founding editor of Trail Runner and Adventure Sports magazines, senior editor at Running Times, and Editor-in-Chief of Competitor magazine. He has written for Outside, Runner’s World, Triathlete, Men’s Health, and Men’s Journal. He is the author of Running Colorado’s Front Range and co-author of Natural Running and Run Like a Champion.
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