Dragon Door: It sounds like you've been involved in fitness and athletics for quite a while. How did you originally get started?

Joe DiStefano : It's kind of a funny story. I grew up playing sports and played baseball for many years.


But, when I was in middle school I really got into skateboarding.

Even though baseball was my life, and I had been swinging a bat since I was two, I had the most success with skateboarding.

I even racked up a few sponsors, and went to competitions. Both baseball and skateboarding are pretty explosive sports.

For baseball, I had to maintain a 7:40 mile for my entire career. I never really got into endurance sports, and in fact I couldn't... read complete interview