Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life

#459 Why I Race and You Should Too - Featuring Eric Johnson

October 19, 2023 Kyle M Case & Lil Barron Episode 459
Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
#459 Why I Race and You Should Too - Featuring Eric Johnson
Show Notes

Sixty-three-year-old Eric Johnson is a 17-time Utah Best of State Male Amateur Athlete of the Year Winner. Eric has won 2 Utah Best of State Statue Awards for Sports, and is the first person to receive that honor twice. He is a member of 5 USATF National Champion Teams with the SoCal Track Club and a 10-time Huntsman World Senior Games Overall Racewalking Champion Gold Medalist. Eric has won a total of 50 medals in the past 12 years of track and field and race walking at our Games, 32 of which were age group gold medals. The list of Eric’s athletic accomplishments goes on and on, including competing on the 1980 U.S. Olympic Team in the 4x100 meter relay. Outside of his athletic pursuits, Eric is a Recreational Therapist/State Correctional Officer, Film Actor, and Philanthropist who currently resides in Lehi, Utah. Eric has also been featured in many magazines and TV commercials.