"I will keep running for another chance to lead a Spanish fighting bull up the street. When that happens, I become one with the fiercest, most majestic animal on Earth. And in those moments, I am at peace."
After being gored in the thigh, Hillmann was hospitalized. He underwent surgery to remove pieces of horn and clothing from his leg.
In his new essay, he recounts the goring:
The book "Fiesta: How to Survive the Bulls of Pamplona," was meant as a how-to-guide for bullrunners, particularly novice English speakers. Edited by Alexander Fiske-Harrison, it also includes contributions from the mayor of Pamplona, Spanish bullrunners, and John Hemingway, a grandson of
"Our goal was to give back to the fiesta we love so much by teaching newcomers how to run safer," Hillman writes in the Washington Post.