Podcast: what does it take to design a World Class athletics track?

Feb 12|NewsBy Solene Cathalan

Are you passionate about athletics and intrigued by the inner workings of the sports industry? If so, you're in for a treat! Sports Broadcaster Didier Le Miere's From Grassroots To Glory podcast has just released an insightful episode featuring our CEO, Jarrod Hill.

Meet Jarrod Hill, CEO of SPORTENG

In this episode, Jarrod takes us on a journey into the world of athletics and shares valuable insights into the design and development of sports fields, with a specific focus on athletics tracks. As a guest on the podcast, Jarrod sheds light on the unique elements that make the Victorian Athletic League stand out and how SPORTENG is contributing to the development of the next generation of Australian athletes.

Unveiling the core elements of modern athletics tracks

One of the core aspects discussed in the podcast is the importance of modern athletics tracks and their impact on athlete performance. Jarrod elaborates on key elements such as pavement drainage and the track surface, highlighting their significance in providing optimal conditions for athletes to excel. He emphasizes the importance of athletes being able to distinguish between a hard and soft track, a factor that can greatly influence their performance.

Decoding the science behind athletics track design

The podcast also delves into the science behind athletics track design, with a particular focus on the chemistry involved in creating the perfect track surface. Jarrod shares valuable insights into the meticulous process of designing athletics tracks, ensuring that they meet the highest standards of quality and performance.

Whether you're an athlete looking to understand the intricacies of track surfaces or a sports infrastructure enthusiast keen on learning about the latest advancements in the field, this podcast episode is for you!

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With SPORTENG leading the charge, the future of sports infrastructure has never looked more promising!

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