Andrew Wheating goes solo, leaves OTC Elite
“It’s nothing against the guys on the team and it’s nothing against Oregon Track Club, I just needed a bit of breathing room.”
By Chris Hansen, The Register-Guard
For seven years, Andrew Wheating was one of the more predominant and popular members of the Nike sponsored Oregon Track Club Elite professional track and field training group in Eugene.
This season, the former Oregon Duck star and two-time Olympian, is going solo.
Wheating said Tuesday he has distanced himself from OTC Elite, though coach Mark Rowland continues to assist with his workouts.
“It’s nothing against the guys on the team and it’s nothing against Oregon Track Club, I just needed a bit of breathing room,” Wheating said. “It’s been a rough last five years and I’ve been trying to find the right way to do it, do something, and eventually I came to the conclusion maybe it’s best to write my own daily program and do the workouts, but on my time instead of having a regimented every-day schedule.”
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