In the last decade Frosty has been one of the most recognizable figures in trail running, gracing magazine covers and race podiums around the world. In early 2013, facing mounting struggles with injuries and motivation, she stepped away from the competitive running scene, unsure of where her future was headed. Anna’s adventure into her past is pause for reflection—the paths travelled, the races lost and won, a life on the road—as she searches for ‘home’.
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