Eliud Kipchoge and his pacers wear Vaporfly when he sets the unofficial marathon world record at 1 hour 59 minutes 40 seconds at the event. Photo: EPA-EFE Eliud Kipchoge and his pacers wear Vaporfly when he sets the unofficial marathon world record at 1 hour 59 minutes 40 seconds at the event. Photo: EPA-EFE
Eliud Kipchoge and his pacers wear Vaporfly when he sets the unofficial marathon world record at 1 hour 59 minutes 40 seconds at the event. Photo: EPA-EFE
Mark Agnew
Opinion

Opinion

View From The Edge by Mark Agnew

Nike Vaporfly escape Tokyo 2020 ban but what can runners learn from cycling and swimming about ‘technological doping’?

  • Running is not the first sport to struggle to maintain a level playing field in the face of advancing technologies

Eliud Kipchoge and his pacers wear Vaporfly when he sets the unofficial marathon world record at 1 hour 59 minutes 40 seconds at the event. Photo: EPA-EFE Eliud Kipchoge and his pacers wear Vaporfly when he sets the unofficial marathon world record at 1 hour 59 minutes 40 seconds at the event. Photo: EPA-EFE
Eliud Kipchoge and his pacers wear Vaporfly when he sets the unofficial marathon world record at 1 hour 59 minutes 40 seconds at the event. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Mark Agnew

Mark Agnew

Mark Agnew joined the Post in 2017 to capture the booming extreme sports scene in Hong Kong. He has been involved in outdoor and extreme sports his whole life. Since living in Hong Kong, his interest has expanded to endurance sports, including ultra-running and long distances ocean rowing.