Podcast: 2021 (Tokyo Olympic) Predictions + Supershoes with Geoff Burns

We give some of our predictions for the 2021 hopefully Tokyo Olympic year.

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by LetsRun.com
January 6, 2021

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In this week’s Track Talk podcast, we take a look ahead and give our 2021 predictions. Then we are joined by Geoff Burns @ [73:26] to discuss the super shoe revolution. Geoff was the 2016 USATF 100km champion, has a PhD in kinesiology, and is a post-doctoral research fellow at the Michigan Performance Research Lab in the Exercise and Sports Science Initiative.

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Prior to that we talk about a thrilling Hakone Ekiden, the pro track season that is shaping up, athletes switching sponsors, getting dropped, and retiring.

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  • Show notes:
  • [3:22] Hakone Ekiden (shoes worn here)
  • [18:45] Indoor Track is Here /XC Season Shaping Up
  • [26:31] Athletes Switching Sponsors / Getting Dropped (Ryan Hill, Molly Seidel, Ben True) 39:28 Kyle Merber retires
  • [44:39] 2021 Predictions: (Houlihan,Brazier, Coburn, Tokyo)
  • [58:56] Jon’s bold prediction
  • [63:55] Men’s 100m
  • [73:26] Geoff Burns

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