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Olympic Race Walking Is A Lot Harder Than It Looks

Yes, it is a sport, and yes, it is hard as hell.

By Eugene Daniels | July 22, 2016

Believe it or not, there's a very intense international sport called race walking. Newsy sat down with two-time Olympic race walker Larry Young for a little training on how the unconventional sport really works.  

This video includes images from Getty Images and The Noun Project and clips from Expoza Travel and National Track and Field Hall of Fame via Larry Young. Music provided courtesy of APM Music.

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