The Story Behind Inika McPherson's Favorite Tattoo
Jul 18, 2017Inika McPherson always stands out at track meets. Her intensity around the high jump pit is palpable, and her elaborate collection of tattoos catches the eye. The Olympic finalist has over 30 tattoos on her body, and each one bears significant meaning. One of her favorite designs, a Betty Boop tattoo, tells the heartfelt story of an early memory with her mother. On the surface, it's a cartoon, but in actuality, it's a representation of her mother's influence.
Jenny Simpson's Rise From 2009 NCAA Collapse Is A Lesson For All Athletes
Mar 21, 2017I remember watching the 2009 NCAA Cross Country Championships on TV when I was a sophomore in college. Specifically, I was pumped to watch Jenny Barringer (now Simpson) roll on the field; I thought there probably wouldn't be another college athlete like her.
The Jenny Simpson FloFilm Shoot In Photos
Jan 18, 2017Last week, FloTrack traveled to Boulder, Colorado to shoot the upcoming FloFilm on Olympic bronze medalist Jenny Simpson. In three days, the FloTrack staff of Ryan Fenton, Tyler Gorrell (camera man), Tony Stolfa (camera man), and I captured in-depth interviews with Jenny, her husband Jason, her coaches Mark Wetmore and Heather Burroughs, her training partners Kara Goucher and Sara Sutherland, and members of her church.
All-Access to Your 2016 Team USA Olympians
Jul 15, 2016These videos give our audience an unparalleled look behind the scenes of some of the best athletes in the world, specifically Olympians on Team USA. We don't just show you their workouts - but give you insight into their training regimen, philosophy, and life off the track. These documentaries cover the runner's career as well as their current life and their perspective now looking back on their accomplishments.
Nike Oregon Project "The Program" Full Series
Sep 3, 2013Full 6 Part Series Out: The Program Nike Oregon ProjectThe Program: Nike Oregon Project is Flotrack's finest and most acclaimed premium offering to date. A six part series, the feature provides viewers with a behind the scenes exposition on one of the finest running groups in the world. The Program is filled with character pieces on Mo Farah, Galen Rupp, Dathan Ritzenhein, Mathew Centrowitz and Alberto Salazar. It also features episodes chronicling the Nike Oregon Project's training as well as a remarkable anecdotal piece that relives the Project's time at the London Olympics, leading up to the 10k final where members, Rupp and Farah, took home silver and gold medals. Below is also a bonus episode on the near death experience that changed Alberto Salazar's life. Beneath that is a chronological listing of parts one through six of The Program. Episode release dates listed next to episode title. Episode 1: The Untold Olympic Story (7/16) In part one of our six part series, Alberto Salazar, Galen Rupp and Mo Farah reveal their training and build up through the 2012 London Olympics. Viewers are taken behind the scenes with the NOP as they discuss the lead up to race day and the unfolding of the historic Olympic 1ok final that crowned Galen Rupp, Olympic Silver Medalist, and Mo Farah, Olympic Champion. User Review: "Probably the best video I've seen in my entire life."