Strong Women on the Long Trail

In keeping with the theme of REAL strong women in the backcountry, I'd like you to meet Nikki Kimball.  Nikki is a Vermont native who holds the women's speed record (FKT) for ultra running the Long Trail.  For Nikki though, just being the fastest woman to do the entire 273-mile Long Trail isn't enough.  Check out her interview with Vermont Public Radio about her FKT attempt next summer, where she will attempt to run the entire trail in only 4.5 days and find out the reason she's doing this: