As if running 100 miles in 24 hours was not enough, try doing wearing a wetsuit, add 22 obstacles, jumping off a 38 ft cliff into a lake 38 times, scaling walls, diving into pools of icy water. Give it a try.
Isaiah Vidal Elite Pro Obstacle racer is on the podium at almost every race he enters. Richard Diaz catches up with Isaiah to find out his tricks and share some with the audience. Running is recognized as a critical component of Obstacle Racing. Some say running skill represents 75% of the winning equation. Isaiah is working hard to add this asset to his portfolio. As a Spartan Elite Pro each athlete is ranked by the number of events they participate in and those in which they win or place.
Michael Johnson won 4 Olympic gold and 8 World Championship gold medals. He holds the 400m world and Olympic records. His 200m time of 19.32 at the 1996 Summer Olympics stood for 12 years. Johnson is considered one of the greatest sprinters in history. He is the only male athlete in history to win both the 200 meter dash and 400 meter dash events at the same Olympics, a feat he accomplished at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. He holds the world's best time at the 300 m. Johnson is also the only man to successfully defend his Olympic title in the 400 m. Aside from his Olympic success Johnson accumulated eight gold medals at World Championships, and is thus tied with Carl Lewis and Usain Bolt for the most gold medals won by any runner in history.
The founder of diaz human performance LLC.My home website and the Natural Running Network. A life student of exercise physiology and human performance. Over 17 years experience in athletic clinical diagnostics.
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