On The Line: Diving Into Sub-4, Fast Times, And Much More

On the latest episode of On The Line, the gang chats with Highland (AZ) High School graduate Leo Daschbach, who over the weekend became the 11th athlete to break four minutes in the mile at the Quarantine Clasico. But beyond that discussion, the gang dive into more than a handful of topics. 

Run Of Show: 

  • Welcoming Leo Daschbach to the show [0:45]
  • Leo re-visualizes his race [2:30]
  • A fast last lap for Daschbach [5:30]
  • The difference between on-paper strategy and racing [7:00]
  • Accomplishing sub-4 in a different way [9:30]
  • Pre-race nerves and getting ready for the race [10:50]
  • What's next for Leo [13:00]
  • Records are officially on the books [14:30]
  • Inspiring hope in the track and field world before season ends [16:00]
  • How fast can Leo run for an open 400 [17:40]
  • Favorite moment from the sub-4 attempt [18:30]
  • Just how surprising was this mile effort over the weekend [19:30]
  • Discussion on pacing, the pressure involved and the big moments [26:00]
  • Some of the best tactical moves from the field [29:00]
  • Breaking down Leo's final kick [32:40]
  • The equivalent to a sub-4 mile on the girls side [36:00]
  • Juniors or sophomores who could go after sub-4 in the future [38:40]
  • Discussing Brynn Brown's unofficial national record [42:50]
  • Kipyego beats rival Conor Murphy over the weekend at 800m [45:40]
  • Athing Mu was featured in the NY Times
  • Nico Young will go after Galen Rupp's national record to finish out the year

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