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For this episode we welcome Ohio State Associate Head Coach Joel Brown. We discuss Joel's long professional hurdling career, his start into coaching and the development of 200 runner Anavia Battle.

1:30 Track & Field can humble you quick ... give us an instance where you realized there are levels to this.

3:30 Give us your evolution as a hurdler, high school and college

10:00 Growing up in Baltimore

13:10 You entered the pro ranks during arguably the deepest error of hurdling. What was that like going from a top NCAA hurdler to competing as pro along side the likes of Dayron Robles, Liu Xiang, Ladji Doucoure etc?

19:30 Tell us about competing at Helsinki World Champs - that had some of the craziest weather ever



23:35 How would you describe your hurdle style, what made you an elite-level hurdler? And talk us through who you liked competing against?



26:40 The transition from elite athlete to college coach can be different for everyone share with us your experience and what it was like for you?

29:20 Who are your coaching mentors and influences?

33:10 Having seen so much of this sport from a variety of different view points, what advice would you give yourself as a volunteer if had the opportunity to do so?

34:15 Talk us through the amazing development of Anavia Battle and some of your coaching points/philosophy in regards to the 200. She had a phenomenal season culminating earning a spot on the US Olympic Team

41:45 Give us a great track story - you have been around the sport at every level.

43:50 Who else would you like to listen to on this show?

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