Natasha Hastings

Sprinter / United States Track Team

Bio

Bio

Natasha Hastings is a professional sprinter from Brooklyn, New York. Hastings ran track and field at the University of South Carolina. During her time at South Carolina, Natasha won an NCAA Championship for the 400 meter event. When she was 22, Hastings made the U.S. Olympic team and won a gold medal in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games for the women’s 4 X400 meter relay race. She also competed in the 2016 Summer Olympics in RIO.

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born

Born

July 23, 1986 (age 30)
height

Height

5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
teams

Teams

United States Track Team
position

Position

Sprinter
misc

College Attended

University Of South Carolina

Natasha Hastings Competition Days Necessities

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How Olympian Natasha Hastings Helps Secure Dreams At NFL Draft

The USA Track and Field two-time Olympic gold medalist is a trailblazer when it comes to NFL training, implementing an additional burst of speed to some of professional football’s most sought after

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Natasha Hastings Talks About The Business Side Of Track

In order to do what she loves, professional runner Natasha Hastings has to take care of the business side of things. She talked to Like A Pro about sponsorships, appearances, and other ways she has

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USC Alumna Natasha Hastings Talks Historic Final Four

Natasha Hastings is an alumna of the University of South Carolina. While she is always proud to be a Gamecock, the University’s recent basketball success has her school spirit at an all-time high.

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Natasha Hastings Beauty Products

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What Natasha Hastings Does In The Gym

In order to reach a world class level of fitness, you have to challenge yourself. Natasha Hastings knows this and gives Like A Pro a peek into her rigorous workout regimen.

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What Natasha Hastings Eats

In order to be in the peak condition for world competition, track and field star Natasha Hastings has to be careful about what she puts in her body. With that being said, she talks about not going

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The Highlight of Natasha Hastings’ Track Career

Many professional athletes can recall a highlight of their career vividly. But for Natasha Hastings that isn’t the case. You will sometimes hear about athletes entering the zone or reaching an adre

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Natasha Hastings’ Favorite Place To Race

After running competitively for most of her life, Natasha Hastings has been to tracks all across the world. Here she reveals her favorite racing venues she’s raced in.

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Natasha Hastings Offers Advice to Young Athletes

Natasha Hastings wants every athlete to know that you are never too young nor too old to have a dream. She was ten years old when she first decided she wanted to run in the Olympics, and she dedica

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The Moment Natasha Hastings Realized She Was A Pro

After leaving the University of South Carolina early, Natasha was thrown into the world of professional sports. She quickly realized that in track, anyone can consider themselves a pro. But once sh

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Natasha Hastings' Olympic Experience

Natasha Hastings won a gold medal in both the 2008 and 2016 summer Olympics. In 2008, at only 22 years old, Natasha won her first gold as a part of the 4X400M relay team. After missing the 2012 gam

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Natasha Hastings’ Least Favorite Workout

When asked what her least favorite workout was, professional runner Natasha Hastings, said it isn’t one workout specifically that she hates the most, but the first week of training that’s especiall

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Natasha Hastings’ Favorite Food

As a self described “foodie,” Natasha Hastings was excited when we asked her to talk about her favorite foods. Natasha goes back to her roots when it comes to her favorite dish.

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U.S. Wins 6th Straight Gold In Women’s 4x400-Meter

RIO DE JANEIRO — The winning streak started 20 years ago, and it’s still going strong. In the final night of Olympic track and field in Rio, the U.S. women’s 4x400-meterteam won its sixth c

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Natasha Hastings' Love for Fashion

Natasha Hastings prides herself on having a great sense of style. In this video, she explains why the Fall is her favorite fashion season, and reveals a few of her favorite pieces.

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The Beginning of Natasha Hastings' Track Career

Natasha Hastings describes the start of her track career as, “a mix of being born into it, and being discovered.”. Both of Natasha’s parents ran track, and she used to accompany her dad to practice

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Natasha Hastings and Sweat Cosmetics

Natasha Hastings is a proud user of Sweat Cosmetics, and describes her decision to use Sweat products as, “a no-brainer”. She loves their products because it combines her two favorite things; athle

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Natasha Hastings And USA Track And Field’s Work With Run Jump Throw

In her journey to find success in her track and field career, Natasha Hastings has had a lot of help along the way. That is why Natasha helps out with USA Track and Field’s initiative Run Jump and

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Natasha Hastings Training Video For Rio

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What Natasha Hastings Does To Relax

With a schedule packed with training, travel, meets, and other events, Natasha Hastings reveals what she does to unwind and relax. From shopping to TV, learn about what Natasha does off the track.

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Who are Some of Natasha Hastings' Favorite Fashion Icons?

Natasha Hastings loves making fashion statements. In this video, she reveals which celebrities she thinks have the best sense of style.

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Natasha Hastings’ Event With Sweat Cosmetics

Sports have helped teach Natasha Hastings many life lessons. Although she has gone on to have quite an accomplished career, she has not forgotten the growing pains of adolescence. Natasha has teame

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The Music Natasha Hastings Listens To When She Runs

Natasha Hastings talked to Like A Pro about the music she listens to when she’s training, or prior to a big race.

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USA Gold Medalist Natasha Hastings Preps for Rio with Sprint Endurance Training

During Olympic and World Championship competition for the U.S., Natasha Hastings may sprint through the 400 meters. But when she trains, she has a different mindset, one that permeates her entire p

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Natasha Hastings' Favorite Workout Gear

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Natasha Hastings' Fashion Youtube Video

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Natasha Hastings' Favorite Athletes

Natasha Hastings grew up idolizing Venus and Serena Williams. While she also admired the U.S. track stars, Hastings loved the tennis playing sisters for their on-court dominance and ability to make

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Natasha Hastings' Collegiate Track Career

In this video, Natasha Hastings reveals her favorite memory from running track at the University of South Carolina. This tremendous feat not only represents her ability as a sprinter, but the stron

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Natasha Hastings' Travel Tips

Natasha Hastings has traveled all over the world to compete in various track meets, and recently sat down with Like A Pro to discuss some of her favorite travel tips. Natasha hates packing, so she

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Natasha Hastings' Favorite Memory from College

Natasha Hastings was not much of a football fan until she went to college at the University of South Carolina. The intensity of SEC football converted her into a fan, and she recalls a fond memory

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