Ultrarunner Duane Konyn recounts his medevac rescue while running the Bigfoot 200 in 2019 in Washington state. Konyn suffered a rare but life-threatening injury after passing the 150-mile mark of the 200-mile race. He talks to Scotty about the details of his medical condition and the helicopter and medical crew that came to his rescue, not to mention his pacer who helped out when Konyn was doubled over in pain.
Scotty also talks with UltraRunning‘s editor, Amy Clark, in our monthly “What’s the Issue?” segment. Hear about all the exciting stories, race reports and more in the April 2021 issue.
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From Bigfoot 200: Duane’s Strava segment