Persistence pays: UCLA track star George Gleason

After appearing in magazines and on billboards for Hang Ten, Gleason started to shift his desires away from surfing and towards running. At first he ran just for fun and still prioritized surfing, but eventually decided that track would be his main focus.

“What really got me into it was just running from my house in Huntington on different trails, every day it seemed like I would go a little bit further,” he said.

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