About this episode

This is a replay of a Singletrack Podcast episode released September 19, 2022, where I was interviewed. Singletrack is the podcast covering the professional trail and ultrarunning scene, hosted by Finn Melanson.

In this episode of the podcast we talk about:

  • starting a podcast and having an audience
  • the business side of content creation
  • sponsorship and brand partnerships
  • living out your passions and carving a niche
  • supporting and sustaining athletes and content creators

Tune into 2:27:46 to hear Jon Levitt answer a listener question: what shoes should I wear?

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Thank you to Tracksmith for sponsoring this episode.

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