Roll On: How Social Media Erodes The Mind, Finding Meaning in Grief & Fitness After Covid (+ Endurance Wins & Rollie Victors!)

Welcome to another edition of ‘Roll On’, wherein Rich Roll and journalist & author Adam Skolnick riff on matters of interest across sports, culture, entertainment, and self-betterment. 

Topics discussed in today’s episode include:

  • Rich’s recent adventures in Miami (and getting COVID)
  • Oz Pearlman’s Central Park FKT
  • Robbie Balenger on ‘outlasting a Tesla’
  • Memorable performances from the Boston Marathon
  • Why the Past 10 Years of American Life Have Been Uniquely Stupid
  • Winners of the 2021 ‘Rollies’
  • Coaching check-in with Chris Hauth; and
  • We field a listener question on how to make sense of catastrophic and heartbreaking losses

If you want your query discussed in a future ‘Roll On’, leave it on our voicemail at (424) 235-4626.

Note: We will be recording a sleep specific AMA episode with Dr. Matthew Walker (RRP 600) in the near future. Please submit your seep questions for consideration by sending an e-mail to or leaving a voicemail at (424) 235-4626.

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