Track Talk Podcast: USATF Grand Prix @ Oregon Relays, Tinman Blows Up, and Extensive Interview with Aussie Mile Sensation Jye Edwards

April 27, 2021

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Aussie miling star Jye Edwards joins us at 81:56 to talk about going from 4:00 to 3:50 equivalent in the mile in one year and winning the Aussie Trials (video of his win here). He talks about his Dreams Become Reality rise to the top of the sport, not having a sponsor, where he would have gone to college in the US and much more.

Prior to that we talk about the USATF Grand Prix, the first pro meet at Hayward Field. We break down all the great action (Cole Hocker, Trayvon Bromwell, Olli Hoare), not so great (Jenny Simpson, Raevyn Rogers), talk about Drake (Nico Young and Clayton Murphy), and for the 2nd time in 4 days talk about Tinman Elite firing Tinman Tom Schwartz before our extensive interview with  Jye Edards .

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Show notes:

  • 7:00 Eliud Kipchoge is BAAACK (race video)
  • 19:42 Australian Champs and the amazing story of Jye Edwards
  • 26:59 Athing Mu 1:57?! – Could she get gold?
  • 36:48 Christian Coleman banned
  • 44:41 Justin Gatlin > Noah Lyles in Florida + Jo’vaughn Martin 9.94
  • 54:22 Coach Sonia O’Sullivan
  • 60:26 Caster Semenya 5,000m Runner
  • 64:41 US Road Mile Champs and Clayton Murphy and Craign Engels at Drake
  • 72:36 Thread of Week: Skinny David Rudisha

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