Episode 16: Matt Elias (London 2017 Bumper Show)

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This week’s Trackcastic is a bumper show, to accompany you on your commute to the LONDON 2017 World Championships!

Part one features an interview with Welsh hurdling and relay sensation, Matt Elias (00:02.05 to 00:54.44)

We had an absolute blast chatting to Matt about

  • His first CWG’s experience in 1998
  • That amazing run in Manchester 2002
  • The important role his experiences as a Junior athlete played on his development
  • His challenging Olympic experience
  • & his new role as a coach

Part 2 begins at 00:55

  • We discuss results from the European Junior and u23 championships
  • Open our Athletico post bag
  • Give you our predictions for the World Championships coming up in London


  • We’ll draw the Trackcastic teams for #FantasyLondonLuckyDip;

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: If you are attending the world championships or live in London:


Don’t forget to add yourself to Chris’ Athletico spreadsheet!

Enjoy the champs, hope to see you in London

Athleticos x

Episode 15: James’ Grand Plans for Athletics

On today’s show,

  • We’ll be dealing with the fall out from last week’s steamy episode

  • We’ll be reviewing the British team selections, the London Diamond League and those crazy German javelin throwers

  • PLUS we also have a new athletico guest joining, @ohnoitstruscott, James Truscott

3 more weeks until the world championships!!!

Athleticos x

Episode 14: David’s (Bringing Sexy) Back

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Almost a year on from our first podcast and David has returned Spain. Hurrrrah.

On the show today,

  • We give a wink and a nod to our favourite podcast of the moment, ‘My Dad Wrote a Porno’ as David takes a very sexy trip to the trackcastic offices
  • We check up on David’s bold predictions made at the beginning of this year
  • Chris (the only athletico to own a diamond league diamond, FOR REAL!!) tells us why this year’s diamond race is in serious need of a re-structure
  • We discuss some DL results, as well as our favourite races from trials at home and across the sea.
  • PLUS we pose some questions for Seb

WARNING: this episode of Trackcastic is deeply sensual and alluring (read: non-sensical and disturbing)


Athleticos x