WOW of the Year Rupp Olympic Workout - Best of 2012
American distance running was given a giant silver gleam of hope this summer as Galen Rupp finished 2nd in the Olympic 10k. This WOW shows off Galen as the complete package runner that we saw light up the track in August. Check out Galen Rupp crushing an indoor workout at altitude. - Filmed on Feb,18 2012 in Albuquerque, NM - Aired on August 4, 2012
Top Secret Mo Farah and Galen Rupp Workout
If you really want to know how Galen and Mo get that extra edge over competitors here it is. An extremely reliable source leaked this footage..
All About the Last Lap - Galen Rupp Workout
Olympic Sliver Medalist, Galen Rupp, does a weight session to prepare for the final 400 meters of the 10K and 5K. Rupp's Coach, Alberto Salazar, explains that last lap speed is the only way to win a medal. Rupp showed his last lap speed in the 10K at the Olympics, but now does Galen have enough left to repeat that performance in the 5K.
FloHouse reaction to Leo Manzano silver medal - Most Memorable Moment, Best of 2012
Flotrack's Most Memorable Moment, Best of 2012 - Watching men's 1500 final in London! (August 7, 2012) - This is a video of the Flocasts crew (Flotrack, Flowrestling, Cyclingdirt and Gymnastike) all together watching the men's 1500 meter final. Flocasts started in Austin where Leo Manzano lives and trains. Mark Floreani, the founder of Flotrack, was a teammate of Leo's at the University of Texas. Texas along with Leo was one of the first programs and athletes to open there doors to Flotrack. In addition Leo's coach, Ryan Ponsonby, was Mark's partner in crime from day one of Flotrack as they drove around the country getting the first videos anyone ever saw on the site. Since then we have been there almost every step of the way from traveling with Leo, filming workouts, actually pacing Leo in his workouts and celebrating specials occasions (birthdays, holidays, etc...). As we grew closer to Leo throughout his career we understood how much the Olympic dream meant to him. And as you can see in the video, it wasn't only the lovers of track & field....everyone in the company who knew Leo understand. The emotions in the room we something like we had never felt before and it is a moment we won't ever forget.
WOW - Leo Manzano Rainy Tempo Run
Want to see what an Olympic finalist does a week before he runs the biggest race of his life? Leo Manzano gets in a solid two mile tempo run in the pouring rain before throwing in a few 100 meter accelerations. Watch Leo in the 1500 meter final on Tuesday, August 7 at 4:15 EST as he chases his shot at an Olympic medal. Music: "The Game (AZEDIA Remix)" by Will and the People
A day at the track with Melbourne Track Club
Home to many of Australia's top middle distance and distance runners, the Melbourne Track Club took to the track at St. Mary's College in the UK about a week before Olympic track and field kicked off. With such a deep variety of talent on the track, athletes are able to hop in and out of intervals with different groups, creating a unique setting of runners specializing from 800 meters to 10,000 meters training together. Song: Miike Snow - Silvia (Voodoo Farm Remix)
Rupp's Rain-dance, Bolt LIVE Tonight & Oregon Cold War
Yesterday evening's events lit our butts on fire with a 1-2 combo of Mo Farah and Galen Rupp in the men's 10,000 meters! Rupp ended a 48 year drought of medals in the 10k for the USA. Tonight get ready for Bolt and the 100 meter final and don't forget American's next hope in the distances.....Evan Jager!
WOW - Ciaran O'Lionaird Pre-Olympic threshold run
Irish 1500 meter Olympian Ciaran O'Lionaird has been playing catchup this summer after being plagued by an Achilles injury during the spring. This threshold session done in between hard efforts is meant to flush the lactate from his system and prepare him for his next workout on the track. Look out for Ciaran in the first round of the 1500 meters on Friday, the first day of track and field competition at the Olympic Games. Workout: 15 minutes of [100 meters in 15 sec, 15 sec rest]
Andrew Wheating makes moment with Michael Phelps - Funniest Athlete, Best of 2012
(August 1, 2012) Wheating Missed his moment, with his his long lost twin.. Olympic Medal Monster Michael Phelps.
Nick Symmonds talks waging war and meaning of Olympics
This morning Nick Symmonds was a guest on CNBC in London (see interview below). The talk about sponsorship was a main topic of interest and it spurred some follow up questions on the matter and around the Olympics. Symmonds fills us on how the push for sponsorship rights have affected his life throughout 2012 while training for the Olympic Games. Nick has been outspoken in feeling that athletes are not in a favorable situation with governing bodies, like the IAAF and USATF, when trying to gain sponsors for supporting track and field careers. We get into the Olympic Games, an event that makes billions but does not share the earning with the people that make the event....the athletes. In this interview we have Nick in his rawest form, outside of major television and big lights, but in his room in Teddington where he answers some big questions for the Flotrack community.
Team USA preps for London at Birmingham training camp
In the final weeks before the London Olympics, many of America's finest athletes are putting in their final preparations at the official USA Track & Field training camp in Birmingham. Several top sprinters, middle distance runners, throwers and jumpers took to the track on Monday morning for their training sessions and Flotrack was there to capture their practice just four days before the Opening Ceremonies on Friday.
Manzano Hangover, Juiced Horses and Hurdle Hysteria - Run Junkie
The Flo boys recap what it means for Leo's victory, equestrian debacle and tonight's final. Come get yo fix!
London Calling! Togas, Mad Money, and Patriotism Run Junkie 201
Here comes a big bowl of Junkie tea before we celebrate what is about to blow our running minds. If you are investing in athletes we tell you who is going to give you bang for your buck. Flo is flooding London and you get your britches ready!
Mo Farah & Galen Rupp 10k post-race press conference
Mo Farah and Galen Rupp discuss their Olympic medal winning performances at their post-race press conference. Please excuse the video opening, the press conference action begins around 0:40.
Silver Medalist Galen Rupp Olympic Journey
American Distance Running has been waiting for one of our own to restore us back to the greatness we once had. We have seen countless stars shine brightly but fall short on the big stage. Now, at the 2012 London Olympics, we are back. Here, the newly crowned silver medalist Galen Rupp gives exclusive insight into his historic breakthrough.
Mad Sanya Wants Gold
Sanya Richards-Ross has been the best female 400 meter runner on the planet for the last eight years, but she does not have an individual 400 meter gold medal. Clyde hart says he has been mad since Beijing and so has Sanya, she wants the medal bad.work
Checkin in with Trey, A Whole Foods Celebrity
After his final throw in Daegu, Trey Hardee hurt a loud "pop" in his elbow. Trey had to undergo surgery this fall but the Two-Time World Champion is almost 100%. Trey was featured in Austin Fit Magazine early this year and is slowly becoming an Austin Celebrity. Especially with the Whole Foods Crowd.
Ryan Hall Post London Marathon
That heart sinking moment when we saw the cameras pan back to Ryan slowing to a hault and sulking over to the side rail was one that hit US distance fans hard, it hit Hall even harder. Now back in Flag, Ryan reflects on the injury, the remorse, but more importantly, the drive and positive attiude that wills him to his next race..NYC
NJ*NY TC Elite Training Group
Meet the New Jersey*New York Track Club, a team of professional runners with Olympic aspirations training on the East Coast and racing around the world in pursuit of excellence!
Leo Manzano after winning silver medal at 2012 London Olympic Games
Leo Manzano came into the 2012 London Olympic Games having made only one global championship final, which was in Berlin back in 2009 where he finished last in the race. Last year Leo missed the final with a hamstring injury, an injury that crept up on him before this year's Olympics. Manzano had to take some last minute steps to get his body back in the right spot to compete with the best in the world. He talks about his experience in London and what is like to win the first US Olympic 1500m medal since 1968. He also addresses the controversial Algerian champ, Taoufik Makhloufi.