Learning how to Race Walk with an Olympian

One of the very special aspects of my new job is to meet Olympians and athletes of all kinds.  In my first few weeks I have had loads of introductory meetings with athletes, sport federations and other olympic related folks.  One of my favourites so far is a morning meeting which evolved into trying a new sport with Evan Dunfee. Evan is a leading Race Walker in the world and an all around nice guy.

Evan wrote a great article about Race Walking, which I recommend you read. And here is a primer on Race Walking:

Cover image credit: Felipe Dana/Associated Press