Wednesday, 2 March 2011
Episode 24 - Roger Bannister & The 4 Minute Mile
We look at what we've described as sports "landing on the moon moment" as Sir Roger Bannister becomes the first man to run a mile in under 4 minutes.
Going through Bannister's career, and looking at what drove the man to push sporting achievement, we get to the core of what pushes a person to do what's viewed as impossible.
The obligatory tangents break off into the uneasy relationship that exists between the similar worlds of geekery and sport.
The Greatest Events In Sporting History' is available from both www.simplysyndicated.com or at