Track and field’s ultimate NFL team

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World 4x400m champion and 400m silver medallist Tony McQuay was a gifted football player at high school. The one-lap sprinter tells SPIKES which athletes he would pick for his winning track and field football team.

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Ryan Whiting goes galactic

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When he’s not chucking planet shaped balls into the air, world indoor shot put champion Ryan Whiting is star-gazing. He tells SPIKES about taking his telescope to track and field meets, and shows us some of his pictures.

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"I knew I was fast as a kid but in those days it was all about football"

Olympic 4x100m silver medallist and 100m fifth place finisher Ryan Bailey is a genuine (American) football fanatic who would love to still be playing the game.

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"I knew I was fast as a kid but back in those days it was all about football. I liked to hit and I liked to tackle and that’s why I liked the sport so much. It helped me get all of my aggression out.

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