Episode 540: Kendall Ellis- U.S. 400M Champion on her way to the Paris Olympics!

Kendall Ellis won the 400m at the 2024 U.S. Olympic Track and Field becoming a National Champion and securing her spot to run the open 400 at the Paris Olympics. She PR’d in both the semi final and the final at the trials running a time of 49.46 in the final. This was her first PR in 6 years…. and you’ll hear in this episode she wasn’t so hung up on that at all over these years because there were so many wins along the way.

Kendall is an Olympic Gold Medalist in the 4X400 relay and an Olympic Bronze Medalist in the 4X400 mixed relay. She also competed in open 400m at the 2017 and 2019 World Championships where she won Gold in the 4X400 relay both times. Kendall is sponsored by New Balance and she ran for The University of Southern California where she was a 3X NCAA champion.

In this episode we talk about the race itself and those post race feelings as well as how she stays mentally focused and has learned to believe in the work she has been putting in over the last decade of competing. She also shares with us what her prayer was going into these races.

Please enjoy my conversation with Olympian Kendall Ellis!

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