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E24: Western States 2024, Founding of Kailas, Financial Comparison of Salomon / Merrell / Hoka / On

Ned and Markus are going through the latest news in the world of trail running. Lazarus Lake has stopped his adventure to cross America, the Sky Race series saw some African runners win and Southeast Asia had its first Trail Running Cup. Plus, a deep dive into the male and female runners who are going…

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Ned and Markus are going through the latest news in the world of trail running. Lazarus Lake has stopped his adventure to cross America, the Sky Race series saw some African runners win and Southeast Asia had its first Trail Running Cup. Plus, a deep dive into the male and female runners who are going to compete at Western States this weekend.

Also, Ned and Markus can’t help it to dig into more businesses of the trail world. They talk about the founding story of the huge Chinese brand Kailas and how they became the largest outdoor gear brand in China. Markus shares his findings of going through the annual reports of Hoka, On Running, Merell and Salomon. Quite a stark difference of financial health is discovered. Guess which brands are doing well, and which don’t?

Timestamps:

(00:00) Welcome

(00:30) Power Of Collagen

(02:00) Update on Lazcon

(06:10) Broken Arrow Sky Race

(07:45) Western States Outlook

(18:25) Southeast Asia Trail Running Cup 2024

(21:30) Founding Story Of Kailas

(28:50) Financial Analysis Of Merrell / Hoka / Salomon / On Running

(39:40) Athlete’s Participate In Growth Of Companies

(46:10) Lazarus Lake’s Poem

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https://kailasgear.com/pages/about-us

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