Lashawn Merritt vs Kirani James – The Greatest (Track & Field) Show on Earth

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This article is guest blogged by Lee Ness, a UKA qualified Event Group Coach for Sprints and Hurdles, the Head Coach/Sprint Coach at City of Salisbury Athletics, and Running Club and Track and Field Team Manager for Wiltshire Athletics Association. Click here for all articles written by Lee Ness. … [Read more...]

48 Best Interviews for Speed, Strength Training, Recovery & Inspiration

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If I can make one quote about this blog, it would be from Issac Newton. If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants There is no way I would have the knowledge (and share the knowledge to you) if it weren’t for my previous coaches, as well asking questions to the smartest … [Read more...]

Interview with Peter Fortune – Coach of Cathy Freeman [PODCAST]

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Thanks to Mike Hurst who made this podcast available. Peter Fortune became Cathy Freeman’s coach shortly after she was a member of the 1990 4x100m Relay team for Australia. The rest is history for her 400m accomplishments … 2 World Championships Gold medals (97 Athens, 99 Seville), an Olympic … [Read more...]

Interview with Brian Theriot – UCLA Sprinter turned Pro 800/Mile

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This is part 13 of the Freelap Friday Five Series, Season Three. To review the past 41 interviews, click here. Part 1 was Jeff Cubos, Chiropractor and Performance Therapist Part 2 was John Godina, World Athletics Center founder & Elite Shot Putter Part 3 was Questions & Answers from … [Read more...]

LaShawn Merritt Training with Mike Hurst [PODCAST]

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Last year (Jan 2012), just before LaShawn Merritt changed coaches from Dwayne Miller to Loren Seagrave, I had the chance to interview him on Skype. You can watch that video here. Fast forward to March 2014, and LaShawn Merritt is in Australia for the Sydney Track Classic meet. He clocked 20.42 … [Read more...]

So You Want to Be a Decathlete? w/ Eric Broadbent

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This is part 9 of the Freelap Friday Five Series, Season Three. To review the past 38 interviews, click here. Part 1 was Jeff Cubos, Chiropractor and Performance Therapist Part 2 was John Godina, World Athletics Center founder & Elite Shot Putter Part 3 was Questions & Answers from Peter … [Read more...]