Brad Kearns, 56, is a New York Times bestselling author, Guinness World Record setting Speedgolfer, 2020 #1 ranked USA Masters Track&Field age 55-59 high jumper, and former US national champion and #3 world-ranked professional triathlete. He has worked with Mark Sisson to promote the Primal Blueprint lifestyle with books, seminars, retreats, and online multimedia educational courses. In 2017, their book, The Keto Reset Diet, became New York Times bestseller, and briefly held the #1 ranked overall bestselling book position on amazon.com.
Brad hosts the award-winning B.rad podcast, covering health, fitness, peak performance, personal growth, happiness, relationships and longevity, with humor and a little spice. He also hosts weekly shows on the Primal Blueprint podcast. Brad's athletic achievements and devotion to healthy eating and a stress balanced lifestyle comprise what he calls the "MOFO Mission" (bradkearns.com/mofo): a commitment to age gracefully, preserve passion and competitive intensity throughout life, naturally optimize testosterone production, and have fun along the way.
In 2018, Brad broke the Guinness World Record for the fastest single hole of golf ever played (minimum hole length of 500 yards). Playing with a single club (3-wood) and sprinting full speed between shots, Brad played a 503-yard hole at Woodley Lakes (Van Nuys, CA) in 1 minute, 38 seconds, scoring a birdie four (Search YouTube For "Brad Kearns Speedgolf World Record"). Brad is 4-time top-20 finisher in the World Professional Speedgolf Championships, and a top-10 finisher in the 2019 USA Professional Speedgolf Championships. He placed third in the 2017 California Professional Speedgolf Championships, shooting 78 on a championship course in 47 minutes for his best Speedgolf score (adding together strokes and minutes) of 125.
During his nine-year career as a triathlete, Brad was one of the world’s top ranked professionals, amassing 30 wins worldwide on the pro circuit. Career highlights include a remarkable streak of seven victories in a row ('91-'92), a world duathlon series championship, two national triathlon championships, and a #3 world ranking in 1991. Brad is the last American professional male in to place in the top-5 in the ITU World Championships (1992) and still holds the Hawaii Ironman 24&under age division American record at 8:57 (1989).
In early 2020 at age 55, Brad high jumped 5'0" (1.52m) to top the early-season USA Masters Rankings and reach a #3 world ranking. In 2016 at the age of 51, Brad high jumped 5'5" (1.65m) at a practice session, equivalent to an All-American and top-10 national ranking in the 50-54 age group. At age 50, he ran a 400-meter time trial in 59.8. - running in the 50s, in his 50s!
Brad lives at Lake Tahoe, Nevada and likes to take a daily cold plunge, either in his chest freezer (search YouTube for Brad Kearns Chest Freezer Cold Plunge), or in the frigid lake in wintertime.