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Oscar Smith High School's (VA) Kurt Powdar currently has the fastest time in the nation for both the 55m dash and the 55mH.
That got us to thinking: How do his nation-leading marks stack up to the best hurdler-sprinters over the past four years?
The answer is that he's among the best ever, though we also have to keep in mind it's only December.
|RANK BASED ON SB||ATHLETE||55M DASH SB||55MH SB||COMBINED SB|
|6.42 (Current US No. 1)||7.21 (Current US No. 1||13.63|When considering all athletes who are eligible for the 55m/55mH categories over the last four years, Powdar would rank third fastest overall. His current combined time of 13.61 seconds is only behind William Henderson and Grant Holloway.This season, Powdar is only 0.02 seconds off of his lifetime PRs, but he has a ways to go to make the top of the list and overcome Holloway's combined time of 13.27. Take a look at the full the full rankings below.
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Combined 55m Dash and 55mH Time
Combined 60m Dash and 60mH Time