DK Metcalf

DK Metcalf’s 100M Trial Will Show the Greatness of Track

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Track and Field is one of the greatest, most challenging, and most underappreciated sports in the world.

It’s a rare sport, like wrestling, where individual success doesn’t necessarily equate to team success. It’s one of the most thrilling sports that many in the U.S. don’t appreciate outside of an Olympic year.

It produces some of the greatest athletes in the world, as well as some of the biggest, most unique personalities and fashion trends worldwide. From the gold spikes of Michael Johnson, the sunglasses of Jeremy Warner, and the deadly smile of Usain Bolt to the style and flair of Flo Jo and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, track has given us names, faces, styles and performances to remember.

That’s why the latest athlete to get into the blocks might fit right in.

The blue hair, big smile, and bigger body of Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf make him the perfect candidate for a sprinter. But how did the 6’4, 235-pound receiver get the itch to run? Well, it all started when the Seahawks played the Cardinals in October of last year.

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