“Every object persists in its state of rest or uniform motion - in a straight line unless it is compelled to change that state by forces impressed on it.” -Newtons Law of Motion. MOMENTUM is not accidental. It is intentional. It is fought for, every inch. Olympic hopeful John Cody Risch works toward forward motion as he trains and competes at the top level of American Racewalking in hopes of competing for Team USA at the Olympics.
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- Conversation on procrastination from Runners World.
GUEST BIO: John Cody Risch (Cody)
College: Cornerstone University
Current Coach: Nate Q VanHolten, Q Elite
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
- 3k RW NAIA National Champion 2014 – 11:57.96 *National Record
- 5x representing Team USA in international competition
- 8x medalist at US Championships
- Including 2x US Outdoor 5k Racewalk Champion (2017, 2018)
Racewalk PRs:1 mile: 6:10 official3k: 11:455k: 20:5610k: 43:5020k: 1:28:2930k: 2:29:51
Video of Cody Racewalking.
TOPIC: Rebuilding Momentum
Building and rebuilding momentum is important. John Cody Risch’s ability to continue forward-moving choices has helped Risch to become one of the top American US Racewalkers. The ebb and flow of accomplishment and opportunity is moved along by the steady work of disciplined momentum. Risch shares some great stories and insights (along with Fiancé, Monica Lawrence). Tune in!
We mention Michigan’s Fastest Track Camp run by Cody. You can find more information HERE.