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Ready Set Go

English, Sports, 1 season, 43 episodes, 1 day, 19 hours, 38 minutes
This is Ready Set Go - with me, Justin Gatlin and my guy Rodney Green. You may know me as the most decorated sprinter of all time, or the guy who beat Usain Bolt in his last race, or the guy that overcame a lifetime ban. Regardless, you’ve never heard my story from ME. I am going to take you through the triumphs, tragedies, and rebirth of my career. Plus, the unparalleled access to the world or sports through my perspective. Ready, Set, Go!
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USA vs Jamaica Right Now, Tom Jones recap and Team USA Outfits

Recapping Tom Jones and jumping into the talent pool of sprinters right now between USA and Jamaica. Plus, USA team outfits, and looking ahead to World Relays.
4/18/20241 hour, 5 minutes, 5 seconds
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Matthew Hudson-Smith Early Rise to Stardom, Moving to America and Dealing with Suicide and Depression, Coming Back to Silver Medal at World Championships, and Being Ready for the Paris Olympics

European 400M record holder, and World Championships Silver medalist, we learn about the rise to stardom at a young age in the UK. Why moving to America was important in his quest to be great. The dark days through covid, and loneliness in the sport that pushed him to depression and suicide. Coming back through all the adversity to Silver Medal at Worlds. Ready for the Paris Olympics.
4/11/20241 hour, 32 minutes, 20 seconds
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Florida and Texas Relays were fast! Gabby Thomas and Julien Alfred are stepping. Therapy in Pro Sports, Can Team USA beat the Jamaican 4X100M Record?

Rod and I split up to cover Texas and Florida relays, the women came out firing on all cylinders, especially Gabby Thomas and Julien Alfred. Will Quincy Wilson make the olympics at 16 years old, and we get into the importance of therapy in pro sports. Lastly, some great mailbag questions, including Letsile Tebogo and the 4X100M record.
4/4/20241 hour, 9 minutes, 3 seconds
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Usain Bolt and Noah Lyles, Fred Kerley Season Opener, Jamaican Uniform Reveal, and 2012 4X100M

Winning a gold medal is one thing, but breaking a world record is another, we get into the recent comments from Usain Bolt in regards to Noah Lyles at this upcoming Olympic games. Fred Kerley opened his season and prepares for the Diamond League matchup in China vs Coleman. Olympic uniform reveals and the 2012 London 4X100M American record.
3/28/202447 minutes, 36 seconds
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Dawn Harper-Nelson Hurdling Legend from working 3 jobs in order to turn pro, the influence of Bob Kersee, and Olympic Gold in Beijing

The “First Lady” of RSG is here and it's a special episode as we give Dawn Harper-Nelson her flowers, truly deserved. We dive into UCLA where she competed with the best, the difficulties of turning pro and juggling three jobs to make due. The great Bob Kersee and his stamp on our sport and how her slow start in 2008 led to an Olympic Gold. Where is track and field today and how can we improve it, plus Olympic story time with Dawn.
3/21/20241 hour, 27 minutes, 10 seconds
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Track Beef vs Track Rivalries, USA vs Tebogo in Paris, and Why Track is set up to fail with Total Running Productions Creator Andrew Martin

Our first guest this season and we are joined by Andrew Martin of Total Running Productions, Andrew has built an incredible community with over 600,000 subscribers that are all track and field enthusiasts. We discuss track and field rivalries, why Tebogo is the Red, White, and Blues biggest challenger in Paris, and of course what needs to change in our sport.
3/14/20241 hour, 15 minutes, 49 seconds
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Christian Coleman beat Noah Lyles and our recap from World Championships plus the greatest 100M of all time

Stand up for the Bahamas, Devynne Charlton with the world record. Our recap of World Championships is in full effect, starting with the rematch of Noah vs Coleman. Why Grant Holloway is on another planet and the recent comments from Fred Kerley. The Olympic story is a big one, the fastest 100M of all-time.
3/7/202449 minutes, 1 second
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Christopher Morales makes history, Femke Bol vs Sydney McLaughlin, plus a preview of Indoor Worlds

Track and Field is on fire right now and this year we are going to see records broke in multiple events. Christopher Morales just made history in the Indoor 400M event and hes only a sophomore in college. Karsten Warholm is tearing it up and sending a message to all his opponents with the way hes training. Are we primed for an epic rivalry between Femke Bol and Sydney McLaughlin, plus NIL in our sport, and Justin’s Olympic story.
2/28/202457 minutes, 37 seconds
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Justin Gatlin attends US Indoor Championships and watched Noah Lyles beat Christian Coleman with a world leading 6.43

Letsile Tebogo came out and set a World Best in the 300M, and this continues to be an athlete we are not surprised by. Letsile Tebogo is poised for a strong Olympic 200M showing, and could walk away with the gold. Justin just returned from US Indoor Championships where we witnessed Tia Jones tie the World Record, see Grant Holloway continue to dominate, and the big showdown between Christian Coleman and Noah Lyles, which saw Noaw victorious and take his first World Lead in the 60M. All eyes now look to the World Indoor Championships in Glasgow!  
2/21/202443 minutes, 16 seconds
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Noah Lyles vs Christian Coleman and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Retiring a True Legend

The schedule continues and we just wrapped up at the Millrose Track Meet where we saw Christian Coleman make his debut with a 6.51 in the 60M. Shoutout to Devynne Charlton, the first World Record holder for the Bahamas. It's hard not to look ahead to this weekend with US Indoors, and share our predictions for the huge showdown between the World Record holder Christian Coleman and Noah Lyles. Why its important to recognize our legends and the responsibility of our young athletes to push Track forward. Lastly, we pay homage to the great Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and of course story time with Justin Gatlin from the 2012 Olympic Games. Make sure to follow:
2/15/20241 hour, 3 minutes, 34 seconds
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Setting the Stage for Noah Lyles to be the Most Iconic Sprinter of All-time and The Enhanced Games…for real?

We are gonna talk about it all year, Track and Field is buzzing right now and we saw that with the New Balance GP in Boston. People come out of the woodworks in an Olympic year. Noah Lyles just put everybody on notice, he's going to be a serious problem for his competitors, and he has set the stage to be legendary! What are The Enhanced Games…how will the IOC react and will people watch them. Plus, do we need to change the way our sport is covered? Make sure to follow:
2/7/202449 minutes, 56 seconds
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Will Noah Lyles Win The 60M | Justin Gatlin Comeback and The Olympic Year

It’s the Olympic Year and we are primed for huge performances at every level, people run differently when it's an Olympic Year. Plus, Noah Lyles' new commercial, did they go over the top? Is Justin making a comeback at 41!? Make sure to follow:
2/2/202455 minutes, 48 seconds
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Receiving a Lifetime Ban, Coming Back to the Sport and Beating Usain Bolt

Today I’m joined by my guy Frank Reed! We talk about my college recruitment process because some of these schools went all out on my visits. What was the reason why I decided to go to Tennessee and what did coach Vince Anderson say to me? We then discuss my race mentality early in my career and when I first decided I was going to go pro. What was it like to get served a lifetime ban and how was I able to come back to the sport that I loved? After getting banned, it had felt like I had lost everything but track was that one thing that stopped me from spiraling out of control. I came back to the sport on a mission and never looked back.   Make sure to follow:
12/22/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 27 seconds
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Renaldo Nehemiah The Greatest Hurdler of All-Time | Super Bowl Champion | Justin Gatlin’s Agent

Renaldo put the hurdles on notice and made the sport worth watching, the first man to break the 13 second barrier and break multiple records without ever walking into an Olympic stadium. His transition to the NFL and signing the largest free agent contract in history. Transitioning to becoming an agent and the future of Track and Field. Make sure to follow:
12/14/20231 hour, 32 minutes, 49 seconds
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Kyron McMaster is the Future of the 400M Hurdles and why he’s in the big 3 with Warholm and Dos Santos

Running 48s for fun while working in the islands pouring asphalt to World Champion Silver Medalist. Kyron McMaster is here to stay and take down Karsten Warholm. The sport is growing, and the competition is getting stronger. World Athletics is making all the money, pay the athletes what they’re worth. Make sure to follow:
12/7/202352 minutes, 40 seconds
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Sha’Carri Richardson is Faster Than the Everyday man & NFL Speed Vs Track Speed | Ready Set Go

Can college programs build dynasty’s in today’s current climate with coaches transferring schools every year? Is there a real difference between NFL speed and Track speed, or should we just be looking at the two sides the same? How to identify top athletes from a young age, and the differences between boys and girls. Go to and use code "gatlin" for first deposit match up to $100 Make sure to follow:
11/30/202326 minutes, 16 seconds
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The COMEBACK from the Lifetime BAN, The Arrival of Usain Bolt

The last 365 of the ban also came with my firstborn Jace. I had to make the hardest decision to leave my son behind and follow my dream of returning to track and field. Working with legendary Coach Brooks Johnson, his passion drove me to work harder. The return wasn’t easy, no contract and Usain Bolt showing up on the scene. Remember that success comes with a level of sacrifice! Go to and use code "gatlin" for first deposit match up to $100 Make sure to follow:
11/24/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 39 seconds
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Legendary Coach Vince Anderson and his Sprinting Masterclass

Today we welcome legendary Track and Field Coach, and Justin’s college coach Vince Anderson. With over 30 National titles, and a relationship with track that spans over 50 years, we hear about the importance of training, technique, and mentorship. The ultimate masterclass to running, and instilling confidence in his athletes to reach the greatest results. Go to and use code "gatlin" for first deposit match up to $100 Make sure to follow:
11/17/202344 minutes, 11 seconds
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What are These Coaches Doing? These Athletes Really be Switching Sides!

Welcome back to Ready Set Go! Do you remember the different clothes you were rocking when you first started in track because we really wore some crazy outfits. Recently, we’ve seen a lot of the sport’s top athletes switching coaches so what can we expect to see from these changes? Also, what are some of the top red flags you should look for with coaches and have you seen those internet coaches that seem to think they know everything? The sport is changing so coaches really need to be changing too to stay with the times. Go to and use code "gatlin" for first deposit match up to $100 Make sure to follow:
11/10/202332 minutes, 57 seconds
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There is Some Serious Beef in the Sport…Who Called Out Usain Bolt?

You already know I have my guy Will Collins back for this one. First off, people are definitely sleeping on how difficult the relay actually is. Think about having to trust someone that you are constantly competing against throughout the year! What is needed to be a good relay team and why has the USA struggled? On this episode, we also take a look at some of the best rivalries we have seen in Track and what they have brought to the sport. Here’s a question for you all, why does it feel like Michael Johnson has beef with everyone? Go to and use code "gatlin" for first deposit match up to $100 Make sure to follow:
11/3/202334 minutes, 16 seconds
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Gang Wars in Track…Coaches and Athletes Need to Hear This!

I am back for another episode with my man Will Collins from Fast University. Everybody's always talking about the athletes but who are the men and women behind the scenes putting in that work that sometimes get overlooked? On this episode we talk about the vital role a coach plays in an athlete’s career and how the rivalries between different coaches and camps can get heated. What are some good and bad experiences I’ve had with coaches and what are some coaching styles that we believe are effective? Some Coaches really put it all on the line for their athletes and the job just isn’t easy. Go to and use code "gatlin" for first deposit match up to $100
10/28/202357 minutes, 24 seconds
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Will Collins and Greg Brown | Fashion, Sponsorship, Building Your Brand and Paying Homage to Track

I’m joined by Track coaches Will Collins and Greg Brown. You already know Will from the last episode so let’s start this one off by hearing Greg’s background and what got him into coaching. These two guys love fashion so let’s break down some of the best uniforms we’ve seen athletes compete in and talk about how fashion is the perfect way for athletes to express themselves on and off the track.   It’s great to see the sponsorship game in track is changing as we are seeing athletes not just being sponsored by the likes of Nike, Adidas and Puma but by major designer brands who are making an increased investment into the space. Also, when it comes to the competition itself, is there a better way to honor some of the greatest athletes?
10/20/20231 hour, 43 seconds
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Fast University | Marlon Odom and Will Collins on a New Mentality Towards Track and Field

Today I’m joined by my guys Will Collins and Marlon Odom from Fast University. Both of these guys were born overseas and we discuss how their upbringings have influenced them and their business “Fast University.” How did they first get started in Track and when did they start taking it to the next level? We then talk about their transitions into coaching and some of their beliefs when it comes to coaching different athletes.
10/12/20231 hour, 38 minutes, 43 seconds
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Geo “La Roca” López | Training with Canelo, Staying Undefeated and Being Compared to Fighters Like Mayweather

On today’s episode we are joined by up and coming boxer Jonathan López aka Geo “La Roca,” and his father. Growing up in a family of fighters, we learn how Geo was first introduced to the sport and what it is like to be trained by his father. Geo is still undefeated and he and his father recount their toughest matches in the ring and explain where he got the name “La Roca.” Catching attention from legends in the sport, Geo talks about what it’s like to train with Canelo, someone he has looked up to from a young age. Keep an eye out for “La Roca” because this knockout artist can’t be stopped.
10/5/202349 minutes, 8 seconds
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Gary Evans | Why Track Athletes Need to Be Paid More, Bolt’s Toughest Competitor and His Battle With Adidas

If you are a fan of Track and Field you probably know Gary Evans. Gary is a legend when it comes to coaching and he has worked with some of the top track athletes in the world. He talks about training Xavier Carter, a sprinter that could have been one of the greatest of all-time and how athletes in the sport should be paid more. Also, why are shoe companies trying to force him out of coaching and who are some of the track stars that he has trained? Gary has a lot to say about the sport so you definitely don’t want to miss this one.
9/28/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 54 seconds
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Deion Sanders, Coco Gauff, World Athletics Championships and What Else is Going on in the Sports World?

Welcome back to Ready Set Go! Let’s talk about what’s going on in the world of sports. Deion Sanders may very well be the greatest athlete of all time but what he is doing as a Coach up in Colorado is truly amazing. Also, that girl Coco Gauff has the makings of being a dominant champion in Tennis. Will she be the greatest female athlete that the sport has ever seen? You already know we can’t do an episode without talking about what’s happening on the track so make sure you tune to hear us break down some key performers from both the World Athletics Championships and the Diamond League.
9/21/202357 minutes, 15 seconds
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World Athletics Championships | Our Thoughts on Noah Lyles, Sha’ Carri Richardson, Grant Holloway and more!

We are back for another episode and today we’re talking about the outcomes so far from the World Athletics Championships. Some of the results have been straight up shocking. What’s the pressure like working all year long for just that one moment? We got a new champ in the women’s 100M so shout-out to Sha’Carri Richardson who won in dramatic fashion and on the men’s side, shout-out to Noah Lyles who proved all those haters wrong. Also, makes sure to watch out for Tebogo because he is next up and has potential to be a household name in the sport! Tune-in to hear our thoughts on some of the other top events and us make some predictions for the rest of the championships.
8/26/202349 minutes, 29 seconds
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Track Updates, Zharnel Hughes and the Titanic Submarine

We start this one off by giving our thoughts the tragedy of the Titanic Submarine. Let’s also discuss some conspiracy theories that continue to blow our minds and what would it be like to be a billionaire? We then move to to the to track and give a special shout-out to Ta Lou who is definitely a force to be reckoned with following some of her recent performances. Also, did you see the the major upset at the NYC Grand Prix from Zharnel Hughes who set the new British national record? That training with Usain’s coach Glen Mills has really been paying off! Listen in to hear us recap other recent track events and some sprinters you need to keep on eye on.
6/27/202351 minutes, 30 seconds
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Fred Kerley, Ferdinand Omanyala and Other Track Athletes to Keep an Eye On

We are back! We had a long weekend of Track & Field so let’s start this one off by talking about the National Scholarship Invitational that I am using as a platform to give back to the sport and create opportunities for young aspiring athletes. Fred Kerley continues to dominate this year but are people sleeping on this kid Ackeem Blake? We then give our thoughts on Ferdinand Omanyala and the fact that he has a target on his back. Who are some of the other runners on the men and women side that we have an eye and who do you need to look out for over the next coming months? Also let’s talk about some of the legends. Great to see guys like Bolt back on the track as an an ambassador for the sport and did you hear Asafa might be looking to get three more sub 10 races to crack 100 total?
6/7/202353 minutes, 43 seconds
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Ja Morant, the NBA and Track & Field Updates

To start this one off, let's give our thoughts on recent track competitions and who has impressed us. We don't know what it is but for some reason it is really hard to run fast in Japan but that man Fred Kerley doesn't seem to have a problem. He and Ferdinand Omanyala are the definitely the two to watch out for. Also did you see Sha'Carri Richardson's dominating win in Nairobi because she was running angry. Let's also give our thoughts on NBA playoffs as a whole, this Ja Morant situation and how it could impact the people around him.
5/24/202338 minutes, 24 seconds
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Track & Field, Competition and What's New in Sports

On this episode we are covering not only Track & Field but discussing what is going on in the sports world in general. Let's talk about taunting and showing off on the race track. As a competitor there's nothing more agitating than get showed up by the competition but as a fan, animosity and rivalry between athletes couldn't be more exciting. Who in the Track & Field space has caught our eyes recently? Finally, let's talk about what else is going on in the sports world. The NBA playoffs are in full effect so of course we have to bring up the classic Jordan vs. Lebron debate. Also, is Formula One going to continue this rapid growth?
5/10/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Evolution of Track & Field

Let’s take this episode to talk about the state of Track & Field because the sport is constantly evolving and these young athletes are killing it. Let’s shout out the future of the sport on the women’s and men’s side. There may be some serious trash talking, rivalry and build up but at the end of the day it’s all about how you show up on race day. This sport is intense and there is always someone looking to take your place.
4/27/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 22 seconds
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Michael Nelskyla, Jusan Hamilton, Colton Herta and Nick Sanchez

Ready Set Go! What up family? Today we are changing up the guest list a bit and giving you some gems from the business world. You are getting MULTIPLE GUESTS THIS WEEK! The CEO of Save, Michael Nelskyla and Jusan Hamilton, the first Black race director in NASCAR history! But that’s not it, we also have some real SPEED in the mix as well. We are blessed by the presence of Colton Herta, and Nick Sanchez. Both gentlemen are making their way through the asphalt and we get a chance to sit down with them to discuss GREATNESS.
4/19/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 40 seconds
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Michael Coe | Former NFL Cornerback and Super Bowl Champion With the New York Giants

We are joined by former NFL athlete, Michael Coe. We talk about how he was a multi-sport athlete and his family’s background in sports. Michael speaks on how he first got into track and how this training helped him in football. What was the process like in preparation for the NFL and how did he deal with the injuries he endured while he was being scouted? Nobody truly sees the sacrifice behind the scenes. He recounts the moment he was drafted to the Indianapolis Colts and what it was like playing against his father who was an opposing coach.
4/12/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 55 seconds
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Luis Puertas | Army Veteran and Paralympian

We have a special episode today. We are joined by army veteran and Paralympian Luis Puertas. He recounts the gruesome story of the bombing that took his legs while he was serving in Baghdad, Iraq. How did he go from a hospital bed to competing? His recovery story is both unbelievable and inspiring. Hear how he began running, his greatest career accomplishments and the challenges he has had to overcome on his journey.
4/5/202347 minutes, 23 seconds
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Giving back and pushing Track and Field forward

We just wrapped our Nike Speed Camp and it has us thinking about the people that poured into us. Our passion for Track and Field is what drives us today; it's our responsibility to push the next generation and sport forward.  
3/29/202347 minutes, 16 seconds
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My Guys

Today I’m sitting down with my cousin Micah and my best friend Paul. These two mean the world to me and they’ve always had my back. We relive some of our greatest times together and how we all became so close. Let’s hear their perspectives on my ban from competing, my battle against negative media and the darkest times in my life. I leaned on these guys a lot and they never let me down. Listen in to learn things about myself that only my closest friends would know from competing, to partying, to travelling and much more. This is an episode full of laughs, emotion and memories.
3/6/20231 hour, 23 minutes, 14 seconds
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Mom and Dad

Let's hear from the people who raised me! To start it off, let’s take it back to 2004. The Olympics in Athens, Greece was a crazy time for the family. Hear their experiences as they traveled the world to watch me race. There are so many travel stories that nobody has heard before. What was all the media attention like? How did they react when I broke the world record in Qatar? Let’s hear directly from them what was it like when I made my comeback. I am truly blessed to have their support throughout my life. Once again, shout out to the listeners and of course shout out to the haters.
2/27/20231 hour, 25 minutes, 36 seconds
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The Family

This is a special one! I sit down with my mom and dad to talk about my career. Almost 20 years of racing around the world and they were there all the way. Hear my career from their perspective. Y’all know they laughed the first time I came home with a track jersey? Let’s really take it back to my early days from states championships in Pensacola to the college recruitment process. Hear how I chose the University of Tennessee after all the visits and countless letters from other schools. We also discuss when I got the letter in the mail saying I failed a drug test. What a crazy time of confusion for myself and the family. Listen in to some personal stories that nobody but my parents know.
2/20/20231 hour, 44 seconds
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Rise Again 

Maybe the most consistent year of my career, 2015! Even when I was ranked #1 - when Bolt came around, you had to be on guard. Going back to Doha in 2015, where I ran away with 1st place and a 9.7. Coming off Doha, people were talking and I put everyone on notice. I was running 9.7s consistently, I was in such a rhythm. From my broken ankle to a strange 2016 Olympics at Rio, dealing with the Zika Virus, it wasn’t a typical Olympic experience. Finally, climbing the mountain one more time, and beating Bolt in his last race! Bringing back the Gold and sitting on top of the throne!  
2/13/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 59 seconds
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This is the Origin Story

We take it way back this episode, to the events that shaped me, from making my first track team in middle school to single-handedly clinching State Champion with the University of Tennessee. All of these moments were pivotal throughout my climb to the top of the 2004 Olympic podium. The journey was far from smooth but it is one only I can tell. This is the Origin Story.  
2/6/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Return to Track and Field

The last 365 of the ban also came with my firstborn Jace. I had to make the hardest decision to leave my son behind and follow my dream of returning to track and field. Working with legendary Coach Brooks Johnson, his passion drove me to work harder. The return wasn’t easy, no contract and Usain Bolt showing up on the scene. Remember that success comes with a level of sacrifice!  
1/30/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 15 seconds
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Fighting For My Life

This is Ready Set Go - with me, Justin Gatlin and my guy Rodney Green!  Day 1 in the courtroom, I relive the feelings, emotions, and what was about to be the uphill battle my family and I would face. I've never felt alone in my career, my parents are my rock, the toughest part was watching them deal with the stress. I had to endure an unorthodox system, I went through three lawyers and a million dollars to prove my case. I went from the “guy” to not wanting to be ME anymore. No matter how hard it got, my love for the sport never wavered. The driving force to compete and be free drove my desire to get back. 4 years later, I was REBORN!
1/22/202341 minutes, 11 seconds