Charles Thorp

Charles Thorp is a contributing writer with a focus on adventure, lifestyle, and unique entertainment stories. He hosts live cause-based events and panels on behalf of Apple, Build Series, National Geographic, and ESPN. His bylines can also be found at Men's Journal, Uproxx, Wall Street Journal, Runner's World, and Bicycling Magazine. He created and hosts the "Great Adventures" podcast where the world's most fascinating people share travel experiences that changed their lives forever.

All Articles From Charles Thorp

The Training Secrets of the New 50-Mile King

Charlie Lawrence can do a lot in five hours. Here's how the ultrarunner set a new world record.

Adventure Racer Shares the Real Story Behind “Arthur the King”

Mikael Lindnord recounts the time a dog joined him on a grueling six-day race in Ecuador, which inspired the new movie

Dispatches From the Wildest Marathon You’ve Never Heard Of

What it's like to run 26.2 with Nick Bare on a private ranch outside Austin

Inside the Navy SEALs’ Mythical “Monster Mash” Marathon

Former SEAL Jonathan Wilson breaks down the grueling training exercise, and the 211-mile Veterans Day challenge it inspired

Metal Musicians and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Who Knew?

Five Finger Death Punch's Zoltan Bathory explains the symbiosis between the two, and what exactly happens in his "backstage dojo"

The 19-Year-Old Gamer Who Became a Professional Race Car Driver

Jann Mardenborough talks about his improbable rise, and "Gran Turismo," the Neill Blomkamp movie that captures it

What It’s Like to Go to War in the Octagon

According to former champion Max Holloway, the "best boxer in the UFC"

How Nick Bare Pioneered the “Hybrid Athlete” Revolution

The bodybuilding ultramarathoner talks military days, supplements and what's next

Meet the Green Beret Who Trained the Cast of Guy Ritchie’s “The Covenant”

Kawa Mawlayee is the only Afghan-American in the history of the Special Forces

The NFL Draft’s Third Pick on the Joys and Sacrifices of “Making It”

Will Anderson talks strength training, Courtyard and a dream realized

Can Lindsay Brewer Make It to the Indy 500?

The 26-year-old talks G-force workouts, Mario Kart and breaking down barriers

A Shaolin Warrior Monk on How to Develop Your “Iron Palm”

Shi Yan Ming talks meditation, hard qigong and breaking his first brick

The Legendary Green Beret Who Lives Like a Modern Samurai

Tu Lam, the man behind Ronin Tactics, on waking up and preparing to die

The Most Energetic Fitness Trainer on Instagram Shares His Secrets

Ron "Boss" Everline talks habit-forming, the NFL and Kevin Hart

How Keanu Reeves’ John Wick Stays in ‘Assassin Shape’

The man's played John Wick for a decade. How the hell does he do it?

Meet the Man Behind Michael B. Jordan’s Absurd “Creed III” Physique

The great Corey Calliet also got Jonathan Majors into "untouchable" shape