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CLIP 6292

Guide to the steeplechase event

Guide to the steeplechase event

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Key Info
  • Guide to the steeplechase event
  • Duration: 02:35
  • The steeplechase is a 3,000m race on the track including hurdles and a water jump. Presenter and former athlete Jo Ankier demonstrates the technique for tackling the hurdles and water jump and describes the need to build up physical and mental endurance for this challenging event.
  • Subject:

    Physical Education


    Athletic Activities

  • Keywords: steeplechase, athletics, track sports, jumps, hurdles, endurance, stamina, training
Ideas for use in class
  • Gives a good introduction to the steeplechase event and details some of the training and preparation required. Discuss how training for other events - long distance running, hurdling - could be adapted to suit a steeplechase runner.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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