From the writers at Dead Spin.
Stephan Shay has de rigueur facial hair. He can be found in Southern California coffee shops, sometimes wearing a beanie. He’s tan. He’s fit. He wakes up to the sound of waves playing on southern California sand, and takes road trips up and down the coast.
He also has a 1993 BMW, a job, a bank account, and just found out he qualified for the 2016 US Olympic Marathon Trials.
What’s wrong with that picture?
I got Stephan (pronounced STEF-in, not ste-FON) on the horn to suss out this mythical dude lifestyle. It was worse than I thought. He’s also banking 1000 clams a month by not paying rent, recouped his original investment in a year, and has been trotted out as an example of how to live lightly on this earth. He’s found his mojo, his jam, his chi.
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