Video: Sport Science tackles the decathlon

Sport Science: Bryan Clay

John Brenkus and the Sport Science team examine what it takes for Bryan Clay to compete in the decathlon.

The decathlon. It's ... intense. So Sport Science and John Brenkus offer a breakdown of this competition from event to event, showing how an athlete such as Olympic gold medalist Bryan Clay can be quicker than a soccer goalkeeper, faster than the New Orleans Saints' Darren Sproles (even with hurdles in Clay's way), and capable of jumping a rather tall animal.