The most unbelievable race of the 2016 Olympics had an unbelievable woman behind it. And she wasn’t even on the track.
South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk stunned everyone when he convincingly won the 400-meter race and shattered Michael Johnson’s 17-year-old world record in the process. His winning time was 43.03, made even more unbelievable considering he hadn’t ran faster than 44.11 this year.
Shortly after van Niekerk’s beyond impressive performance, the story of his unconventional coaching spread. An Olympian with a 74-year-old great grandmother as his coach certainly is a new one. Find out more in this insightful article by Kevin L. Arvin , Certified Executive Leadership Coach, Chief Strategy & Communications Officer | Wheless Partners
Download the article here.