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- Episode 342: 4 More Years
- Episode 341: Olympic Recap with Malcolm Gladwell
- Episode 340: Olympic Recap Part 2: Men’s 800, Women’s 400, Men’s/Women’s steeplechase, Women’s 1500
- Episode 339: Olympic Recap: Men’s 400, Men’s 100, Women’s 10K
- Episode 338: Olympics Preview: Part 3
- Episode 337: Olympics Preview: Part 2
- Episode 336: Olympics Preview: Part 1
- Episode 335: Hardest team to make
- Episode 334: Firm Down For What
- Episode 333: Olympic Trials Day 9
- Episode 332: Olympic Trials Day 8
- Episode 331: Olympic Trials Day 7
- Episode 330: Olympic Trials Day 6
- Episode 329: Olympic Trials Day 5
- Episode 328: Olympic Trials Day 4
- Episode 327: Olympic Trials Day 3
- Episode 326: Olympic Trials Day 2 Recap
- Episode 325: Olympic Trials Day 1 Recap
- Episode 324: Olympic Trials Preview
- Episode 323: Pain in Spain
NBC OlympicTalk’s Nick Zaccardi joins Jason and Kevin to discuss Bernard Lagat’s upset victory in the 5000m, Justin Gatlin and Lashawn Merritt’s 1-2 finish in the 200m, Devon Allen’s Olympic podium potential. Then, Nick tries his hand at some 2004 Olympic track and field trivia.
Kevin and Jason break down all the action from Day 7 of the Olympic Trials including Keni Harrison’s shocking loss, Lashawn Merritt’s World Leading 200m, an eventful steeplechase and the ramifications from the 1500m semifinals.
Jason and Kevin are joined by Sports Illustrated’s Tim Layden to discuss the health of Usain Bolt, Allyson Felix’s prospects for the 200m, the fascinating women’s 800m, the contrasting styles of Clayton Murphy and Boris Berian, Justin Gatlin’s psyche, the ability of a track and field athlete to be a major star in the United States and much more.
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Jason and Kevin catch up on listener emails from the first four days of action and the Olympic Trials. Before that, Kevin chats with hall of fame coach Tom Heinonen about racing Pre, setting a “world record” in Mexico, running in Chile during the coup in the 1970s and much more.
Kevin and Jason are joined by Sara Germano of the Wall Street Journal to discuss the dramatic women’s 800m, Clayton Murphy’s upset victory in the mens 800m, the high stakes of racing in the Olympic Trials, the Boris Berian/Nike situation and more.
Kevin and Jason talk with NBC’s Ato Boldon about Allyson Felix’s clutch final 150 meters, Lashawn Merritt’s continued dominance, coaching Natasha Hastings to an Olympic berth, the lightning quick times in the women’s 100m, Justin Gatlin’s preparations for Rio, Usain Bolt’s injury status and Keni Harrison’s chances at a world record in the high hurdles.
Kevin is joined by Brendon Desrochers and Pat Price to review Molly Huddle’s commanding win in the women’s 10,000, Boris Berian’s strategy in the men’s 800m, the jam packed women’s 800m field and the all the other action from Saturday at Hayward Field.
Kevin and the Daily Relay’s Brendon Desrochers recap a wild men’s 10,000m, the last race of Sanya Richards-Ross’s career, Donavan Brazier’s early exit and all the other headlines from the first day of the U.S. Olympic Trials.
Jason and Kevin preview everything about the upcoming Olympic Trials including races they are most excited for, meet ups in Eugene and the conclusion to, what Jason is most excited about.
Also, the guys wonder if they are underrating Jimmy Vicault, more Semenya dominance and an injury to a guy pretending to run across the US.
-Kevin’s Oral History of the 800m US Olympic Trial
–Meet-ups schedule for the Olympic Trials in Eugene
–Run Across USA runner gets injured, abandons runs
-MidWes created a House of Run group on the Let’s Run Olympic Trials prediction contest
Jason and Kevin discuss the arrest of Jama Aden (the coach of many elite runners including Genzebe Dibaba) on doping charges, the fallout from the scandal thus far and it’s implications on the this summer’s Olympic Games.
Also, the guys chat about the disagreement between the IAAF and IOC on the Russian Olympic ban, Yohan Blake’s opinion of the Boston street meet track, Trayvon Bromell’s hamstring, Donavan Brazier’s decision to run the Olympic Trials and turn professional and the parity in the American women’s 800m.