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African 400m Champion Baboloki Thebe

May 3, 2017



Q: So tell us a bit about yourself ? what got you in track ?



A :  My name is Baboloki Thebe am 20 years of age.I stay in Gaborone Botswana. Hahaha i love athletics and i wanna race up my country flag high.I grew up running all my life. 


Q: What has been the low point of your career thus far ?


A : My low point is the injuries that i come have come across in the last few years but only God  knows.


Q:  What goals have you set for yourself for 2017 ?

A : My goal is to  be an unforgotten hero and reach all goals i set for myself. In 2017 it is to improve my personal best and be in top 3 at the world championships .

Q: Let's talk relays ,you recently won silver in Bahamas at the World Relays, Bostwana has emerged as a superpower in the men's 4x400m ? has this been a surprise to you ? and what's your preferred leg on the relay ?


A: I knew we were going  to scoop one of the medals at the Bahamas World Relays cause all of our athletes are in the 400m top lists this year and we are all in great form. I like running the second leg.


Q: What do you enjoy doing in your down time and is a move to the States anywhere in your future ? 

A: I come from a poor family background so now any income i get i try to push it towards helping them cause now I am contracting a house so that my family can also feel the presence of myself and when i finish i will start to invest in all businesses and many more and i will like to thank my God for the talent. 





 

Johnny Dutch

April 28, 2016



Q  : What goals have you set for yourself in the 2016 Olympic Season ? 


A :  I have three main goals this year; make the US Olympic team, then bring home the Gold medal, and finish the season the best in the world. In the beginning of fall training, I told myself I will no longer doubt my God given ability. Unfortunately, I missed the 2008 and 2012 Olympic teams, but eight years later, I'm seasoned and more confident.  

Q : 
In the past a lot of critics have said you tend to peak too early in th...

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World Indoor Champion Vernon Norwood

April 28, 2016


Q:  What goals have you set for yourself in 2016 when it comes to the 400m and do you believe doing more 200's/gaining speed endurance is the key to a faster 400m as made evidence by Merritt,Van Niekerk and James all medalist in Beijing and all sub 20 capable sprinters ? 

A :   My goals for 2016 is to make the Olympic team this summer. I don't really care how fast I run I'm not aiming for time just aiming to make the team. I'll say it's my only goal thus far and my only focus for now. But of c...
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World Indoor Champion Christopher Giesting

April 19, 2016


Q: Tell us a bit about yourself ?

A:   
 For the many that don't know me, I come from a small South Eastern Indiana town called Batesville. Population about 6,500 where we're famous for manufacturing caskets, believe it or not. I just recently graduated from the University of Notre Dame, class of 2015, with a degree in Management Entrepreneurship from the Mendoza College of Business. I've basically been in Indiana all my life. In fact, upon graduation I decided to stay around campus and train a...

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Olympic Finalist Martyn Rooney

April 18, 2016





Q:  The first time I ever saw you compete was at World Jrs 2006, tell us how you felt before the games and your emotions after ? were you satisfied ?

A:    In 2006 I was lucky enough to go to the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne which was a brilliant experience, I ran well and achieved my target of running a British Junior Record but ultimately missed out on a medal. Beijing was a different adventure, I went there as the favourite which was new to me and in the final I focused on running 44 sec...

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X-Factor Finalist Max Stone

November 17, 2015






Q: For someone who was twice nearly not put through, making it to week 3 of the Live Shows must have been quite a blessing ? Were you happy 
with your journey ?

A : 
I am really happy with my journey on the X-factor . When i auditioned i struggled to think how I would fit in as I never thought i was the typical xfactor contestant in the way that I'm not all about dancing and massive stage productions with dancers , but after gaining the support from the audience at the 6 chair challenge I beg...

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Commonwealth Games Bronze Medalist Jeffery Gibson

June 7, 2015




Q:  Tell us a bit about yourself and your upbringing ?


A:  I was born in Nassau and raised between there, Grand Bahama, and Eleuthera. I am the oldest of 6 and was raised in a Christian home. At a young age I wanted to be a chef, interested in the tall hats that they wore. I later grew out of that when I took an interest in history in high school. This made me think that I should go into law seeing as how you have to study a lot of history. Early in primary school I started playing spor...

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Olympic & World Finalist Anaso Jobodwana

June 6, 2015





Q: 
What is the major aspect do you believe has contributed to your significant progress in the last few years?


A:  I think being surrounded by great coaches and a great team who make it easy for me to learn and grasp new cues for my mechanics and technical work. Just having a thirst for knowledge for what I do .



Q:   You have been a dark horse in the 200m event for the past 3 yrs making the finals in London and Moscow, do you believe you're underestimated a bit in the event compared to yo...
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World Indoor Medalist Jereem Richards

January 8, 2015




Q:  Reflect on your 2014 season, were you happy with it  ?

A : My 2014 season was a great one. I was more consistent in the 400m running 46sec all the time and I made a drop in the 200m to 20.58, so yes I'm happy


Q: Explain your decision to go to South Plains College, one of tracks most successful junior colleges of all time ?

A : I didn't have all the requirements to go to a Division one school so I had to go to a junior college in which south plains was the best choice.

Q:  Last year the 20...

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2014 U.S 400m Champion Gil Roberts

July 27, 2014


Q: 2014 has been a highlight year for you, what has stood out the most that you are most proud of ?


A: This season, I have been most proud of winning Outdoor USA Champs in the 400m.

Q: What goals have you set for yourself in the next few years ?


A: My main goal is to continue to show improvements from my previous year.




Q: What do you enjoy doing when you're not on the track ? favorite tv shows ?

A: Outside of track I don't do many other activities. I prefer staying at home, chilling, and watchin...

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