Carrie interviews Olympian Andrew Wheating! Andrew talks about his decision to retire from professional running, his family, favorite memories from the Olympics and his future plans.
Recorded February 21, 2018
Andrew Wheating is from Norwich, Vermont. He ran for the University of Oregon Ducks from 2006-2010 where he won 3 individual NCAA championships (2×800, 1500) as well as 2 relay team NCAA championships (Indoor DMR). In 2008, at the age of 20, he qualified for the Beijing Olympic Games. He signed a professional contract with Nike where he went on to compete in the 2012 London Olympic Games (1500m). After running professionally for 7 years he opted for retirement in January of 2018. A lesser known achievement is that he has eaten 24 Reese’s Cups in one sitting, some say he didn’t have the stomach for twenty-five.