Episode 498: Andrew Wheating – Operations and Content Manager with On Athletics Club & Two-Time Olympian

Andy Wheating is a two-time Olympian. He was in the Olympics in the 800m in 2008 and the 1500m in 2012. He ran for the University of Oregon and ran for the Oregon Track Club with Nike as a professional. He retired from professional running in 2018 and has now transitioned to a career with On Athletics Club as the Operations and Content Manager.

What we talked about:

4:10- Andy’s news of becoming a parent in April 2024

6:10- Andy’s role at the OAC
11:15- Coaching high school athletes

14:00- Andy’s running career

24:30- The weight of becoming an Olympian

28:20- Running with Nike and now working for On

41:35- The value of social media in a professional runner’s career

45:45- Maintaining the fun and joy in the sport

50:50- The decision to retire

57:50- Advice to anyone in a transition period

58:50- End of podcast questions

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