NCAA Track and Field Preview Podcast: Texas, “Ballsyness”, Bill Simmons on Matthew Boling, Praise for IAAF & Gabe Grunewald
June 05, 2019 to June 08, 2019
June 5, 2019
The NCAA Track and Field Championships are Wednesday to Saturday and LetsRun.com’s boots are on the ground in Austin ,Texas for our NCAA preview podcast.
After a little intro, we discuss Texas, guns, and a Flotrack party.
Then we preview everything NCAAs (10:08-47:32), touch on the Rome Diamond League (47:32), gender and sex issues with Caster Semenya and CeCe Telfer and praise the IAAF (51:44), have audio from Bill Simmons’ podcast on Matthew Boling (71:28), plus deleted threads of week and inspiration from Gabe Grunewald (86:34).
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0:00-10:08 Texas, Open Carry Guns, Jon goes to Flotrack HQ
[10:08] NCAA Preview (World #1s Grant Holloway and Daniel Roberts are after Renaldo Nehemiah’s collegiate record. World #1 Mondo Duplantis vs World #2 Chris Nilsen in pole vault).
[39:18] Men’s NCAA 5000 Talk and Grant Fisher vs Morgan McDonald “ballsyness”
[47:32] Rome DL
[51:44] Caster Semenya, CeCe Telfer, & Deadspin
[62:03] Duane Solomon vs Sammy Watson’s Olympic Chances
[71:28] Bill Simmons Podcast Discusses Matthew Boling & Donald Trump with Chuck Klosterman
[79:03] Deleted threads of Week: Violence in Baltimore
[86:34] Threads of Week: Gabe Grunewald Still Inspiring Us
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