Simon Freeman has worked in marketing and communications for more than 20 years. Having started in publishing he moved into corporate communications and marketing agencies. In 2013 Simon launched Freestak with his wife, Julie. Specialising in marketing and communications for endurance sports and outdoor brands, Freestak has developed extensive expertise in helping brands connect with customers through content creation and working with influencers. Over the past three years Freestak has developed a proprietary platform to connect brands with content creators in run, cycle, outdoors, adventure and show sports. Additionally Simon is the co-founder and editor of independent running magazine Like the Wind.