The two-time Olympian jumped upwards of six stairs at a time extending the length of the 29-step spectator seating area at a track and field stadium. The 27-year-old has run 11.10 for the 100m, a national record in Norway, and 23.30 for the 200m.
After seeing workout videos like this, it’s no surprise that Okparaebo possesses the explosiveness to set a national record in the marquee sprinting event.
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Some athletes were so impressed with the feat that they too have considered challenging Okparaebo in jumping 29 stairs in just six leaps.
— Andrew Wheating (@AndrewWheating) January 4, 2016
That crop included U.S. Olympian Andrew Wheating, decathlon world record holder Ashton Eaton and Canadian heptathlete Brianne Theisen-Eaton (the latter are behind the ‘WeAreEaton’ Twitter account).