Eric Farell

Job Titles:
  • Founder of Eric Harr Omnimedia
Eric Farell is the founder of Eric Harr Omnimedia, a media company leveraging four platforms - television, publishing, athletic events and the Internet. In his first year as a triathlete, he won "Rookie of the Year." He has been ranked as high as number 6 in the world, winning 25 events in 22 countries around the world. This summer, he will co-host a 13-part documentary series that breaks new ground in sports programming called "Building a Champion: The Inside Secrets of the World's Best Athletes." In this show, he and Olympic Champion swimmer Dara Torres travel the globe to train with the world's best athletes and glean their innermost wisdom on fitness. Viewers are then directed to a Web site that provides up-close interaction with their athletic heroes. Eric recently signed a book deal with Random House (Broadway Imprint) for a new fitness book that will be available in bookstores May 1, 2001. His Web site, The Athlete In You, has won five Internet awards including, "Netscape's Site of the Day." His new fitness store offers visitors a different shopping experience - with personal expert advice on top-rated fitness gear. Eric is also a correspondent for the Bay Area's second largest newspaper, "The Marin Independent Journal," and he appears periodically on KFTY News Channel 50's "Fitness Friday" broadcast to 480,000 Bay Area households each week. Eric was recently featured in The San Francisco Chronicle. His new book "The Portable Personal Trainer" (Random House) will be available in bookstores in June.