Podcast: 2021 (Tokyo Olympic) Predictions + Supershoes with Geoff Burns
January 6, 2021
Happy New Year everyone!
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.
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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