Host Melvin Echard discusses Olympics, coaching philosophy and the launch of new educational platforms at ALTIS with Coach Andreas Behm (recruiting and education director/ hurdles coach) and Coach Kyle Hierholzer (education manager/ jumps & combined events coach).
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Aries is the World record holder in the 110 hurdles but he recently had a kidney transplant. In this podcast he tells his story of pain and triumph.
"It is all in your MINDSET. If you change the way you look at yourself, you ultimately change where you take yourself." - Tameka Jameson
Greg Rutherford has been a European, World, Olympic, and Diamond League Champion in the Long Jump. He knows what it is like to win, but he also knows how it feels to come up short.
Hurdler Isabelle Pedersen is a former World Youth and World Junior champion and she finished 9th and the 2015 World Championships. She is a very emotional person, but she has learned how to channel that emotion and use it for her advantage.
Sprinter Jeremy Dodson talks about what it means to be a student of the sport you participate in.
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Coach Ro is an ALTIS coach who is currently based in Shanghai, China. In this podcast, he talks about what it is like to coach in a much different culture than the one that you grew up in. He also speaks on how he got his athletes to buy into his program.
Andre is the 2015 NCAA and Pan Am Games Champion in the 100 and 200 and World Championships Bronze Medalist in the 100m Dash. He will be joining ALTIS for the 2016 season. In this podcast, he talks about his long 2015 season and some of his goals for the future.
University of New Orleans Head Coach Benjamin Dalton talks about his definition of success and the impact that mentorship has had on his coaching career.
Sprinter Shai-Anne Davis talks about her move to ALTIS and learning to deal with deep insecurities as a woman.
Sprint Coach Chidi Eniya talks with about his beliefs with base training and how they have changed over time.
Sprinter Hafsa Kamara talks about her strict upbringing and some key rules that really helped to succeed in track and in life.
Sprinter Tremaine Harris talks about image and how easy it is for an athlete to build a negative one and be misunderstood.
Jumps Coach Natasha Harvey talks about what it is like to be a black woman in the work place.
Distance Runner Lisa Dobriskey talks about what cheating really does to the sport of track and field.
Sprint Coach Lauren Smith used to be a sprinter and like many athletes plan, she made a smooth transition from coach to athlete.