Brad Walker

A pocket guide to coaching wisdom

This past week saw the final Apprentice Coach Program of the 2013-14 Season. What began in the fall as a fairly unstructured, informal opportunity for coaches to spend time in an elite environment has morphed into undoubtedly the premier track & field coaching education experience in the world. A program geared towards all levels of coach from all sports (although...

Diamond League action continues this weekend

Diamond League action continues this weekend at the Prefontaine Classic, with American Record Holder Brad Walker set to compete in the Pole Vault Saturday, whilst Shot Putter Reese Hoffa - a guest this past week at Altis - will compete today at the prestigious meet in Eugene. Further south, Altis Pole Vaulters Khyati Vakharia, Heather Hamilton and Vera Schmitz -...

Athletes compete at the World Championships

The IAAF World Athletics Championships begin on Saturday 10th August with a number of World Athletics Center athletes in Moscow representing their nations. American record holder Brad Walker begins his campaign to win back the Gold he won in 2009 alongside his training partner at the World Athletics Center, Steve Lewis. Lewis is Great Britain's record holder and both athletes...

Rutherford takes Bronze at Pre Classic

Olympic Champion Greg Rutherford finished third with a jump of 8.22 in the Men's Long jump Friday night. First place went to Russia's Alexandr Menkov with a World leading jump of 8.39. This jump is the best jump in the world since 2011. Greg commented following the meet in Eugene "8.22 (1.6) for third tonight. Missed opportunity to jump really...

Walker & Lewis head to Eugene

The Prefontaine Classic in Eugene is a memorable event for Brad Walker. In 2008, he cleared a personal best and American record of 6.04 in the legendary “Track town”. Brad will travel to Eugene this weekend for the Diamond League along with Great Britain’s record holder Steve Lewis. They are both looking to better the world lead (5.83) that has...

Brad Walker goes big in Phoenix

Brad Walker vaults a World Leading height in Phoenix of 5.83m. The 2007 World Champion has been training in Phoenix under the guidance of Dan Pfaff for the last few months and has enjoyed a successful start to the 2013 season after his switch to Phoenix. 'I'm loving the new training group, coaches, and all the support I've been getting,...
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