Driven with Cam Levins: 36 Miles (Ep. 1)
We filmed it, we edited it, but we still don't believe it. Flotrack is proud to present the first episode in our new original series, Driven. Flotrack traveled to Cedar City, UT to spend some time with the Mileage Legend himself, Cam Levins. In this first episode, you'll see bloody toes, lots of miles, and the everyday lifestyle of a mileage junkie. You've never experienced anything like this.
The Return of Lukas Verzbicas (Trailer)
Imagine you're one of America's promising young athletes. You've barely started your career but have already made a name for yourself. There's so much promise, so much hope. The sky's the limit. Then, one day, everything changes. You're once world-class body has been mangled and destroyed. Seven hours of surgery is required for your severe spinal fracture. The doctors have doubts that you'll ever walk again. You've gone from the the highest of the highs to the most unimaginable low. Would you call it quits? Could you recover physically, emotionally? Lukas Verzbicas wasn't wondering "if" he'd come back from injury, he was wondering "when." A story that exemplifies the indomitable human spirit, Verzbicas has made the journey from world's best, to the hospital bed, and back. There's still a lot of work to be done. It won't be an easy road back. But he's Lukas... he's Driven. Stay tuned for episode one coming Monday, April 29th. Not yet a member of Flotrack Pro? Sign up here to watch all episodes of Driven. Want to follow Lukas in the Tri, click here!
Driven with Bernard Lagat: Training with the Fastest American of All Time (Ep. 1)
Kip is fit. Fresh off his American indoor 2-mile record at the Millrose Games, Bernard Lagat looks towards running the longest race of his career, the NYC Half-Marathon. In the first episode of Driven with Bernard Lagat, we go for an "easy" 10 miles with Kip and some familiar faces. He also gives us a lesson on the lynx with his big poppa. Watch Episode 2 with Lagat while he climbs for 4 miles in the desert of Tucson. Want more Driven? Click here for additional episodes.
The Return of Lukas Verzbicas (Ep. 1)
Back in September, Flotrack visited Lukas Verzbicas in Colorado Springs, CO. Following his horrific accident, Verzbicas was a shell of his former world-class self. Training was an afterthought. Back in April, Flotrack saw Verzbicas again, but this time in Chula Vista, CA. Rather than watching him train on the Alter-G treadmill, we saw him back to his normal training regimen. The legend of Verzbicas continues. What drives you? Want to follow Verzbicas and USA Tri? Click here! Watch episode 2 of Driven with Lukas Verzbicas where he talks about leaving University of Oregon and the attitude between triathletes and runners.
Cam Levins Training in the Mountains of Utah (Ep. 2)
He's back. Episode two of Driven with Cam Levins hits on the hard stuff: Performance-enhancing drugs, proving critics wrong, and bouncing back from bad workouts. What drives you? Watch episode 1 of Driven with Cam Levins HERE
Driven: Why Did Lukas Leave the Oregon Ducks? (Ep. 2)
Episode two of Driven with Lukas Verzbicas answers two important questions. What's Verzbicas' daily training? Why did he leave the University of Oregon? One of the most accomplished prep athletes in history chose to attend UO, but left after a few months. Does he have regrets? How did he move forward? All those answers and more as Lukas looks back on his past, but has his eyes up locked on the future. What keeps him going? Watch episode one of Driven with Lukas Verzbicas here! Want to follow Verzbicas and USA Tri? Click here!
The Kenyan Workout - Driven: Jake and Zane Robertson (Ep. 1)
It's been six years since Jake and Zane Robertson packed their bags for Kenya. Now they're beginning to see the fruits of their labors, representing New Zealand in the 2013 World Championships in Moscow. However, the road wasn't always easy. Limited resources and struggling to establish themselves among the world's best have tested the twins, but six years later they have no plans on moving back. How do they do it? Episode one of Flotrack's Driven with Jake and Zane should tell you. This was created in partnership with the upcoming film "Transcend." Check out their Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/TheFilmTranscend.
Driven: Nick Symmonds Series (Trailer)
He's the coolest, most entertaining middle distance runner in the world. He dated Paris Hilton, he's been called the "Brad Pitt" of track. Most importantly, he's a world silver medalist in the 800m. Nick Symmonds is the man. Premiere Dates: Episode One - Tuesday, 9/10 Episode Two - Tuesday, 9/17
Cam Levins is Driven (Trailer)
A sneak peak into Flotrack's new original series, Driven. The first episode will feature the man, the myth, and the mileage legend, Cam Levins. How much dedication do you have to become of the best in the world? You can watch "Driven" and more with a Flotrack Pro subscription. Sign up and watch the full episode HERE.
Driven with Nick Symmonds: Renaissance Man (Ep. 1)
A self-proclaimed entertainer and an unassuming workaholic, Nick Symmonds is one of the more intriguing athletes in track and field. He's beloved by fans and he's respected by the best middle-distance runners in the world. The charismatic 29-year-old is coming off the busiest and most successful year of his life and he shows no signs of slowing down. Symmonds is an all-around great guy who finds a way to enjoy the little things in the sport. His unique perspectives on track and field can best be described as.., refreshing. He's cool as a cucumber. And that's pretty damn cool.
4 Mile Climb, 3 Years To Go - Driven with Bernard Lagat (Ep. 2)
The fire still burns bright. Joined by Stephen Sambu and Abdi Abdirahman, Bernard Lagat prepared for the NYC Half-Marathon with a grueling 4 mile uphill run in the Sonoran Desert. The 38-year-old Lagat has broken records and won medals, but what keeps him going? What drives Lagat? If you missed episode 1, watch it here.
Driven: Jake and Zane Robertson (Trailer)
At the age of 17, Jake and Zane Robertson left their family in New Zealand and moved to Iten, Kenya in pursuit of becoming world class distance runners. Training among the best in the world and living the lifestyle told in so many gold medal stories, they began to chase their dreams. Many runners have made the trip to the running mecca, but very few non-Africans have fully immersed their lives in the culture the way the twins have. Now six years later, Flotrack brings you an inside look at what it truly means to make the ultimate sacrifice to live out your passion. Series premieres Tuesday, November 12th and will be available for all Flotrack Pro subscribers. Sign up here. This was created in partnership with the upcoming film "Transcend." Check out their Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/TheFilmTranscend.
Driven: Robby Andrews' 4 Mile Tempo (Ep. 2)
Robby Andrews won NCAA titles in the 800 meters using his devastating kick. Increased volume and strength are crucial parts of his training as a pro, and tempo work is often prescribes by coach Jason Vigilante. Pacing a 10k was in order this spring, and Vig asked Robby to run "faster and further than ever before." Watch Driven, Episode 1 with Robby Andrews.
Driven with Nick Symmonds: Nick Symmonds, LLC (Ep. 2)
Innovation in both his training and business plan has yielded incredible results for Nick Symmonds, but that's not enough for this Renaissance Man. He's the third fastest American 800m runner of all-time but wants the American record of 1:42.60. He wants to grow his business but needs to be able to get past sponsorship red tape. He wants to make track and field interesting, but needs some support.
Inside triathlon with Lukas Verzbicas
Note: This interview was conducted back in September. Lukas Verzbicas, the national high school record holder in the 2 mile, sits down with Flotrack to talk about his switch to triathlon. Here looks talks about training, the things he missed about the track and his picks for current track and field athletes that would make great triathletes.
Robby Andrews Driven: I Got Scared (Ep. 1)
Robby Andrews won NCAA titles in the 800. Now in his first full season as a professional, Robby Andrews is at home in New Jersey preparing to compete against the world's best. Mistakes made at the 2012 Olympic Trials are in his rear view mirror. Robby is a year older and focused on representing the US at the World Championships in Moscow.We'll see if Andrews can return to form after an Olympic Trials he describes entering "scared." Watch Driven, Episode 2 with Robby Andrews.
Bernard Lagat refusing to back off
It was his longest hill session in his half marathon build up. After nearly a four mile continuous uphill tempo and fading from his training partners...a young Stephen Sambu and long-time friend Abdi Abdirahman....Lagat refuses to slow from tempo pace on his cool down. With New York City just around the corner and his first attempt at the new distance, Lagat is driven.
Driven with Cam Levins Teaser
A little sneak peak from episode two of Driven with Cam Levins. Sign up and watch the full episode HERE.
Cam Levins tested in California
Back in January Cam Levins went out to California for some analysis to be done on his body and running. The tests discovered what makes Cam different from other runners and possibly reasons for his body surviving the mileage he throws at it.
Flotrack on site with Cam Levins
Flotrack's new series, Driven, is coming soon with mileage junkie Cam Levins! Stay tuned... Sign up and watch the full episode HERE.