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
6 x 400m Races in 5 Consecutive Days?
October is the 48th anniversary of the 1968 Summer Olympic Games in Mexico City. You've probably seen the highlights on Facebook. Those Games will
Lee Evans to Sell Gold Medals from 1968 Protest at Mexico City Olympics
In an exclusive interview with Lee Evans, the 1968 Olympic 400 meter champion and anchor leg of the 4x400m relay (both World Records), I asked him on
4×100 Relay Baton Passing – Upsweep, Downsweep or Push Pass?
Is there a preference on how to pass the baton blindly in a 4x100m relay? At the International level, Canada, USA & Jamaica all use the push
Last Ten 400 meters Dash Olympic Champions
I was going to post the last ten 400 meters dash Olympic Champions, but decided to post the last 16 Olympic medalists since the post WWII "modern
Greatest Relay Leg – Herb McKenley 1952 Olympics 4x400m World Record
With the passing of Larry James, and his gold medal in the 4x400m relay in Mexico City, I decided to surf around for some great relay moments. In
Comparing 4x400m World Records of 2:56.16
In both the 1968 and 1988 Olympics, USA ran the exact same time of 2:56.16 in the 4x400m relay 20 years apart. (1968 was set in altitude in Mexico
2021 Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremonies – Did you know?
We're 124 years into the Modern Olympics since 1896, and we can expect a few changes along the way. The Ancient (original Olympic Games were held
Middle Distance Training (800, 1500, Mile, Steeplechase)
Last week, Tom McTaggart wrote Using Critical Zone Training in Developing Versatile Sprinting Potential. This article on Middle Distance Training was