Samantha Achterberg Schultz aims a laser gun, one element of modern pentathlon. Photo by Shannon Gray, courtesy of Samantha Schultz.

Episode 45: Samantha Achterberg on Why Modern Pentathlon Is 5x More Fun

Release Date: August 9, 2018

Modern Pentathlon is the Olympics’ own sport, developed by the founder of the modern Olympics himself, Pierre de Coubertin. Contributor Ben Jackson interviews 5-time U.S. Senior National Champion Modern Penthathlete Samantha Achterberg on how the sport works and why it’s a must-see at the Olympics. Plus, Jill and Alison create their own versions of a modern pentathlon that may or may not be as good as the real thing.

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(photo by Shannon Gray, courtesy of Samantha Achterberg Schultz)


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