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RICH ROLL IN VEGO – 2014

RICH ROLL IN THRIVE – 2014

RICH ROLL IN SWEAT EQUITY – 2014

RICH ROLL ON SET  – BEHIND THE SCENES COVER SHOOT

THE BHARANI EFFECT – 2013

RICH ROLL ON DITLO – 2013

 CNN INTERVIEW WITH SANJAY GUPTA – 2012

CNN.COM BOOK REVIEW: FINDING ULTRA

RICH ROLL ON NPR: “FINDING ULTRA: THE ULTIMATE ATHLETIC TEST”

 

RICH ROLL ON THE JOE ROGAN EXPERIENCE PODCAST

RICH ROLL ON THE ADAM CAROLLA PODCAST

CNN – INTERVIEW WITH DR. SANJAY GUPTA – 2010

(October 29, 2010) CNN’S Dr. Sanjay Gupta interviews Rich Roll about his story, Ultraman and plant-based diet. In addition, please also check out the companion article written by Rich for CNN.com. Click HERE to view the article.

CNN – WORLD’S 25 FITTEST MEN 

CNN – HOUSE CALLS WITH DR. SANJAY GUPTA

(June 8, 2009) CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta profiles Richard and his inclusion on the “MF 25″ list in his weekly CNN “Get Fit” segment, which begins at 19 minutes into this 22 minute video.  He discusses Rafal Nadal, LeBron James then Richard, happily highlighting the plant-based nutrition aspect of Richard’s training regimen.

CNN – FROM MISERABLE MAN TO ULTRAMAN

 

 

 

(November 2, 2008) By Rich Roll, Special to CNN — At age 40, Rich Roll called himself fat, unhappy and fed up…(click HERE for full article) 

MEN’S FITNESS MAGAZINE — “THE MF 25″

(June 2009).  Five years ago, MEN’S FITNESS MAGAZINE premiered its first annual “MF 25″ list of the 25 fittest guys in America.  This year the prominent list went global, and Richard was awarded a coveted spot on the list as the World’s fittest “Real Guy”, his name featured alongside some of the superstars of today’s sports world, including Rafael Nadal, Usain Bolt and LeBron James. (click HERE for full article)

PLANET GREEN

(November 1, 2010) After experiencing a life-altering epiphany just short of his 40th birthday, Roll transformed himself in one of Men’s Fitness Magazine’s “25 Fittest Guys in the World” in a few short years. How, you wonder? It starts with a vegan lifestyle and, well…it rolls from there. (click HERE for full article)

PETA INTERVIEW

(click HERE for print interview)

MEN’S HEALTH LIVING MAGAZINE: REBUILD YOUR LIFE

(March 2008) By Matt Allyn. NOBODY GOES INTO BIG-MONEY LITIGATION SEEKING personal satisfaction. But 8 years ago, Richard Roll, a Los Angeles attorney, realized he’d strip-mined his soul to dangerous depths. (click HERE for full article) 

OUTSIDE MAGAZINE: VEGAN ULTRAMAN RICH ROLL

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(January 29, 1010) By Heidi Volpe. If you think the Ultraman traiathlon is insane, try and comprehend five Ironmans five days in a row. Rich Roll isn’t just thinking about it–he’s going to do it. (click HERE for full article)

VEGNEWS MAGAZINE

(December 2009) Dedicated, hard-working, and completely ripped, this ultra-endurance, veggie-fueled athlete is competing in the name of health, fitness, and the animals……(click HERE for full article)

STANFORD MAGAZINE — STRONG FOR VEGETABLES

(click HERE for article)

(March 2010) By Will Laughlin. RICH ROLL is something of a real-life Popeye, a man whose leafy diet fuels shocking feats of strength….

MINDBODYGREEN.COM: Q & A WITH RICH ROLL

(click HERE for article)

(May 21, 2010) By Colleen Wachob. There are few people on the planet as fit as ultra-distance endurance athlete Rich Roll. Even among the elite, disciplined cadre of Ironman athletes, Rich sets new precedents for endurance challenges.

WEST HAWAII TODAY: AN AMAZING ACHIEVEMENT

(click HERE for article)

(May 20, 2010) By Dawn Henry. Lester, Roll complete 5 ironman-distance courses in 7 days.

HAWAII 24/7: LESTER, ROLL FINISH 5 IRONMANS ON 5 ISLANDS

(click HERE for article)

(May 12, 2010) By Karin Stanton. Jason Lester and Richard Roll will probably sleep in Wednesday. And they certainly deserve it.

HONOLULU ADVERTISER: ENDURANCE HARDLY DESCRIBES THIS TREK

(click HERE for article)

(May 7, 2010) Jason P. Lester and Richard Roll call it the Epic5 Challenge

TRI-CENTER: LOOKING BACK AT EPIC5

(click HERE for video)

COMPETITOR: EPIC5 CONCLUDES ON KONA

(May 12, 2010: Click HERE for article)

COMPETITOR: CATCHING UP WITH EPIC5′S JASON LESTER & RICHARD ROLL

(May 11, 2010: Click HERE for article)

COMPETITOR: EPIC5 MOVES TO MAUI

(May 10, 2010: Click HERE for article)

COMPETITOR: EPIC5 REBOOTS ON MOLOKAI

(May 9, 2010: Click HERE for article)

COMPETITOR: EPIC5 TAKES DAY 3 HIATUS

(May 8, 2010: Click HERE for article)

COMPETITOR: EPIC5 MOVES TO HONOLULU FOR DAY 2

(May 7, 2010: Click HERE for article)

COMPETITOR: EPIC5 UNDERWAY

(May 5, 2010: Click HERE for article)

COMPETITOR: EPIC5 LAUNCHES

(May 5, 2010: Click HERE for article)

SLOWTWITCH — THE BEST, BRIGHTEST & BRAVEST OF 2009

(click HERE for article)

(December 28, 2009) By Timothy Carlson. The year had emerging stars, excellent comebacks, tough cookies who bounced back from bad breaks, close calls and some excellent coaching.

PROFILES IN COURAGE: Richard Roll led Ultraman Day 1, then suffered a hard solo bike crash at the beginning of the second day that put gouges in his arm, leg and shoulder. He could not lift his arm up to shoulder, but finished 171-mile bike and 52.4 mile run to place 6th.

SLOWTWITCH – 4 ULTRA STORIES

(click HERE for article)

(December 1, 2009) KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii — “It’s not about the result, it’s about the journey.” — Richard Roll, 43, entertainment lawyer from Malibu, 7th place in 24:30:31

SLOWTWITCH – ULTRAMAN DAY 3 REPORT

(click HERE for article)

(November 30, 2009) KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii — Richard Roll, the 43-year-old entertainment attorney from Malibu, California who led Day 1 with a race-best 2:21:56 swim and 3rd-best 5:35:22 bike, overcame injuries from a painful Day 2 bike crash to finish 7th in 24:30:31 after a gutsy 7:51:40 run.

SLOWTWITCH – ULTRAMAN DAY 2 REPORT

(click HERE for article)

(November 28, 2009) HAWI, Hawaii — Day one hero Richard Roll suffered a worse crash, leaving the 43-year-old entertainment attorney with serious looking road rash on his hip, arm and leg and seriously impaired range of motion in his arm and leg. Still, he soldiered through to an 8:41:33 bike and stands 6th in 16:38:51….

SLOWTWITCH – ROLL, ARMSTRONG LEAD ULTRAMAN

(click HERE for article)

(November 28, 2009) VOLCANOES NATIONAL MONUMENT, Hawaii — Five-time women’s champion Shanna Armstrong and longshot, second year competitor Richard Roll led the first day of the 25th Ultraman World Championship held on the Big Island of Hawaii….

GOLDMEDAL MINUTE WITH RICHARD ROLL

(January 10, 2009) Click HERE for video interview with Gold Medal Mel Stewart.

EVERYMAN ENDURANCE PODCAST WITH RICHARD ROLL

(click HERE to view article & listen to podcast)


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(December 23, 2008) To celebrate his 40th birthday in 2006, Richard overhauled his diet, became a dedicated vegan, put on his running shoes and jumped back into the pool. Two years later, Richard has slimmed to a 165-pound machine, prepared to tackle the most challenging mental and athletic endeavor of his life—as a vegan….