Guest Hobbs Kessler on His Cool Path to Breaking High School Indoor Record in Mile + Lievin Madness Podcast

February 10, 2021

Hobbs Kessler has one of the best stories in running right now. The new high school record holder in the indoor mile  joins us @ [spp-timestamp time=”86:30″] to talk about his quick rise to the top of the sport, and one of the coolest training situations in America under coach Ron Warhurst and sometime training partner Nick Willis.

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Kessler after making history

Prior to Kessler joining us, we talk about the amazing action in Lievin, France where Gudaf Tsegay smashed the women’s 1500m indoor world record, Jakob Ingebrigtsen ran a European record 3:31, and Getnet Wale and Grant Holloway nearly got world records. We praise Virginia Tech, look at the Bowerman Track Clubs Prickly Pear Invite, discuss Athing Mu’s Olympic chances, and whether Bryce Hoppel and Donavan Brazier are ducking each other.

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