Episode 61

The City: Off-Campus Episode 61: All-American Hawkeye Hurdler Jamal Britt


June 28th, 2021

47 mins 2 secs

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About this Episode

On Episode 61, Sam and Jack are joined by Jamal Britt while he's attending this year's US Olympic Track and Field Team Trials. We talk about Jamal's introductin to track and field and specifically hurdles, why he made the transition from football to track and how his journey from high school to junior college and eventually Iowa went, speaking to how each expereince Jamal has had has helped shape who he is as an athlete and man today. We get into the intricate details of hurdles like counting your steps, finding the benefit in training with others and how all of this has accumulated into Iowa being known as #HurdleU. We talk abouot Jamal's US Olympic Team trials and how his final season at Iowa will go with leader Jaylon McConico graduating.