KHC021 - Matthew Centrowitz

As a 3x olympian and 2016 Olympic 1500m gold medalist, Matthew Centrowitz’s name speaks for itself. Listen to stories of famed track and field legends like Bill Dellinger, Hicham El Guerrouj, and Centro’s father, Matt Centrowitz Sr. What does it take to become an Olympic gold medalist? Listen and find out!

Enjoy the listen.


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0:00:00 Introduction

0:02:10 What does it take to become an Olympic Champion?

0:06:11 The Mamba Mentality

0:08:30 Focusing as a professional runner

0:09:26 A “tactical” Olympic final

0:14:15 Matt’s favorite races

0:16:35 U of O running career and turning pro

0:20:00 Where are all the rockstar runners?

0:25:00 The legend of Bill Dellinger

0:36:13 Similarities between Matt Centrowitz and Matt Centrowitz

0:40:45 Work your ass off, so you’re not the underdog

0:43:00 Being prepared for anything

0:50:00 “Old guy” in the field

0:55:00 The villain in the running community

0:57:30 How are you feeling physically?

1:01:40 Advice from the “King of the Mile”

1:08:54 The 1908 curse

1:16:33 Not knowing you’re the son of an Olympian

1:31:57 Matt Centrowitz Sr.

1:40:12 Records are meant to be broke

1:44:40 Difference between average and an Olympian

1:48:34 Thoughts on the Lift, Run, Shoot day




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