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These Regular People Tried Hurdles And It Was Pretty Damn Uncoordinated

The emotional hurdles we had to overcome were the real challenge here.

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Jumping over shit is fun, right? Training with attractive professional athletes is fun too, right? We thought so. So, we decided to bring in the UCLA hurdles coach and a former UCLA decathlete to teach us how to hurdle:

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The coach explained that your front leg is known as your "lead leg" and comes up to your chest when your jumping over the hurdle, while your back leg is known as your "trail leg" and comes up to your elbow. Basically, like this:


And last, but not least, came the biggest challenge of all; the 36-inch hurdles. These are higher than the adult women's competition hurdles, which are kept at 33 inches. And they looked scary as hell...

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