For The Record: Sam Whitmarsh Has Had A Fast Start To 2021

"I'm not really setting a specific time at the moment to hit. I just want to go fast and enjoy it." -- Sam Whitmarsh 

Cory sat down with Clute Brazoswood's (TX) Sam Whitmarsh recently to talk his history in the 800m, his mentality around training and racing, and more on his life living on the gulf. Check out more interviews with MileSplit in the series below. 

Interview Segments: 

  • Behind the name [0:30]
  • More on his recent US No. 1 800m [1:10]
  • On his plan at the Summer Generation Park Relays [2:30]
  • On where Sam puts his current fitness, and how close he is to sub-1:50 [3:30]
  • On race recovery, and then doubling back on a hard 400m [4:30]
  • The opportunities that are in front of Sam right now [5:50]
  • On the pre-race process, and the little things that matter [7:15]
  • On bypassing indoor in favor of outdoor [9:30]
  • Paying attention to the national scene in the 800m [11:30]
  • More on how racing makes Sam better [13:30]
  • The feeling to sign with Texas A&M [14:30]
  • On winning state in 2019, and now having another opportunity to compete for one [17:00]
  • On future dreams, making the Trials & Olympics [18:10]
  • An athlete whom Sam is inspired by at the next level [19:00]
  • On a special skill Sam has beyond the track [21:00]
  • Forseeable goals in 2021 [25:00]
  • On reflecting after big moments [26:00]

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