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Leonidas Athanasopoulos - An unexpected way to amplify our outdoor experiences and adventures

Leonidas Athanasopoulos - An unexpected way to amplify our outdoor experiences and adventures

Outdoor athletic and adventure should be complimented with contribution to local environment and society. Through that we are given the chance to create bonding with places and nature, enhancing our experience in an unexpected way while supporting the economy and balance of the ecosystem. We should be more than visitors, watchers or “clients” in the “experience-making” industry. It takes more than a protest, a provocative poster to protect the ecosystem. It requires a long-term offering commitment.

 

Leonidas Athanasopoulos was born in 1971. He is a husband, father, mathematician, long distance runner and information systems entrepreneur. He has run multiple marathons around the world: Boston, Chicago, Tokyo as well as ultra-trail mountain races:

 

2 times finisher of Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc - UTMB (2009 & 2014)

3 times finisher of Rodopi Ultra Trail - ROUT (2011, 2012, 2016) and winner of the 2012 edition

Finisher of the Kinabalu climbathlon at Borneo (World Heritage Site) that includes speed climbing Low’s Peak at 4.100m altitude

Finisher of Lakeland 100, in lake district area (UK)

Finisher of Metsovo Ursa Ultra Trail 100kms in 2018

 

Also, organizer of multiple triathlon races in Greece between 2008 and 2012, as well as mountain trail races till today (Imittos Epic & Athens Mountains cup)

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