Ronnie Baker has no shortage of accomplishments. He’s a Professional Athlete for Nike, 2017 USA 60m Champion at a flying 6.45, and 2x NCAA 60m Champion. This man is one of the fastest people in history. Coming from humble beginnings, Ronnie attributes a lot of his success to his work ethic, family, and faith. We sat down with this young (he’s only 23) and upcoming athlete to learn why he does what he does.
Craig Engels attracted a lot of attention at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships last week. Engels, who transferred from North Carolina State University, finished seventh in the 1500m at the NCAA outdoors last season and came back this year after recently winning his second straight Southeastern Conference championship in the event. He won the 1500m heat Wednesday with a time of 3:40.07 seconds. In the final, Josh Kerr of the University of New Mexico ran 3:43.03 to win. Justine Kiprotich of Michigan State University edged Engels, 3:43.50 to 3:43.54. We sat down with Engels to learn more about his running career and why he does what he does.
Nadia Amy has become known for her impressive physique and has attracted an army of online followers, who are motivated by her pictures and training advice. At the young age of 23, Nadia is working hard in and out of the gym. Besides training 6 days a week, Nadia also works full time, is a student, and is growing her business (https://www.nadiaamy.com/). We sat down with this amazing human being to learn what makes her tick.
A native Australian, Jess has no shortage of accomplishments. An athlete her whole life, she only ran her first marathon in March 2012, when she ran the fastest debut marathon by an Australian woman ever, clocking in at 2:31:02. Jess’s second marathon was at the London Olympic Games where she ran a 2:31:17. Since her debut, Jess has had a number of other impressive performances at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, the Rio Olympics, and just recently, a PB of 2:27:01 at the 2017 London Marathon.