Kings of Instagram: Usain Bolt, Asafa Powell, Yohan Blake tops in followers among runners

May 2nd, 2018|

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The fastest man to ever set foot on the Earth, Usain Bolt is the only runner in history to complete a “triple-triple” with three […]

World’s fastest animals easily outrace Usain Bolt in 100-meter dash

April 8th, 2018|

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Among homo sapiens, none in history have been as fleet of foot as Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, but in the wider kingdom of Animalia, […]

Mind the Gap: Racing the Tube on foot in London

March 22nd, 2018|

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London’s underground railway — commonly known as The Tube — has been around since 1863 when its inaugural line connected the railway termini at […]

Norwegian Olympian Ezinne Okparaebo gives new meaning to StairMaster

March 2nd, 2018|

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The StairMaster became an ubiquitous piece of fitness equipment shortly after its 1983 debut, but now a real-life, flesh-and-blood stair master has taken Instagram […]

Fail Friday Follies: Guy turns treadmill spill into pushups after sneak peak

February 23rd, 2018|

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Gyms are replete with mirrors ostensibly for fitness junkies to admire the transformation of their own physique. But the mirrors also serve a double […]

Pole vaulter Allison Stokke reaching new heights on her own terms

February 23rd, 2018|

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Pole vaulter Allison Stokke unwittingly rocketed to fame in 2007, after a photo of her from a high school track meet appeared on a […]

Danish high jumper Janick Klausen practices on absurdly-high high hurdles

February 20th, 2018|

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If you’ve ever happened upon a track with the high hurdles set up and gave them a go, you’re probably well aware of how […]

Marathon Dog: Ludivine the bloodhound runs half marathon during pee break, finishes 7th

February 14th, 2018|

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In 2016, a two-year-old bloodhound by the name of Ludivine finished the Trackless Train Trek Half-Marathon in Elkmont, Alabama with a time of 1:32:56 […]

Shot at Glory: World’s fittest, fastest cameramen outrace 10K runners, Usain Bolt

February 8th, 2018|

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With the proliferation of automated drones and robotic cameras, cameramen are facing the same challenges as workers in a whole host of increasingly automated […]

Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge nearly breaks marathon’s two-hour barrier

December 28th, 2017|

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In 1954, Roger Bannister famously ran the first sub-four-minute mile with a time of 3:59.4. Fourteen years later, Jim Hines ran the first sub-ten-second […]

Fail Friday Follies: Pole vaulting world records and world wreckers

June 23rd, 2017|

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Centuries ago, pole vaulting originated in the Netherlands as a means to cross canals and marshy areas without getting one’s wooden shoes all mucked […]

Usain Bolt outraces James Corden, Owen Wilson, cast of thousands on ‘Late Late Show’

September 28th, 2016|

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When you’re the fastest man in the world, it’s your fate to be called out time and time again by everyone and their grandfather. […]