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Olympian Aaron Brown on the broken track and field business model

In this episode we’re joined by one of Canada’s most accomplished sprinters, Aaron Brown. Aaron is a 4-time Olympic and World medalist, and one of only 2 Canadian men ever to run under 10 seconds in the 100m and under 20 seconds in the 200m.

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Aaron recently wrote a piece for CBC’s Player’s Own Voice entitled “The track and field business model needs an overhaul”. In this conversation we dig into the problems and possible solutions for this broken business model. Aaron joined us last week from Nairobi, Kenya where he was fresh off of a victory at the Kip Keino Classic in his 200m season opener