Man vs. Bike: Felix Sanchez, Thomas Oehler face off in unusual 400-meter hurdles race (video)

Thomas Oehler, Felix Sanchez
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Put a sprinter and a biker on the track and have them race 400 meters. That’s no contest.

But throw hurdles into the mix, and it becomes a little more interesting.

That’s just what happened at a track meet in Linz, Austria, which hosted a professional track meet Monday.

Two-time Olympic champion Felix Sanchez of the Dominican Republic faced Thomas Oehler, whose profession is “trialbiking,” according to Red Bull. Oehler apparently won, handily.

Here’s Instagram video with clips from the race:

(h/t @cjbirmingham)

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