On The Line: Breaking Down A Loaded Desert Dream Meet

On the latest episode of On The Line, the gang discussed the Desert Dream Last Hurrah Invitational, interviewed Amador Valley's (CA) John Lester, discussed a major Texas invitational coming up this weekend and ponder whether any other athlete will break four minutes in the mile in the weeks to come.

Run of Show: 

  • Breaking down John Lester's 800m [1:05]
  • Welcoming John Lester to the show [5:00]
  • On his dramatic improvement [7:00]
  • John's thoughts down the homestretch [9:00]
  • Factors for improvement in 2020 [10:15]
  • What's kept John going over quarantine [12:15]
  • Achieving success in a more difficult setting [14:00]
  • The goal for John's next mile attempt [16:30]
  • Achieving a potential high school national record [18:30]
  • Going from football to track [19:30]
  • John's plan from here on out [22:15]
  • Breaking down that great girls 1,600 race [28:00]
  • Discussing Gavin Schurr vs. Anthony Smith [32:10]
  • Kate Jendrezak's stellar sprint double [38:00]
  • Underclassmen who excelled at Desert Dream -- Ty Garrett, Abby Vanderkooi, Rheinhardt Harrison [39:50]
  • Athletes we're looking forward to see at the Leander Spartan Invitational [49:00]
  • The possibility for a sub-4 at the end of June [52:40]

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