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Two-Time Olympian Andrew Wheating joins Sasha Spencer on this week's Talkin' Ducks podcast to discuss his unorthodox route to Eugene, his time as an Olympian and what he wants to be remembered for in the future.
1:48 When Andy started running.
2:50 Talking about his connection to Jeff Johnson.
6:10 The intense routine he went through when he got to Oregon.
11:40 The dominance of Ashton Eaton.
20:10 Reflecting on the 2008 Olympics.
23:00 Talking about seeing Kobe Bryant at the Olympics.
32:25 Reasons for choosing to give up running professionally?
37:35 Talking about his new company ON.