Dairy farmer vies for Olympic gold medal

The Business of Food with Steve Alexander

Elle Purrier St. Pierre is a Vermont dairy farmer and world class runner

U.S. 1500 meter champion and Olympic finalist Elle Purrier St. Pierre (and dog Maya) on her dairy farm in Vermont (Photos by Jamie St. Pierre)

Jamie St. Pierre, husband of Olympic runner Elle Purrier St. Pierre, talks with Steve Alexander about Elle’s running career and their uniquely agricultural courtship. They are dairy farmers from northern Vermont. Elle competed for the gold medal in the 1500 meter final at the Tokyo Olympics. She did not medal, but was the fastest U.S. finisher at 4:01.75.

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