The Stride is proud to present Liam Procaccino who competes nationally in 400m track sprinting.
Liam currently competes in both amateur and professional competitions and on January 2016 was ranked as the top 400m runner in Australia under 20 years of age. At this time Liam was also ranked in the top 10 overall in Australia over this distance.
Liam’s achievements in 400m athletics are extensive. As a junior Liam was seen as an athlete with great potential after making the Stawell Gift Asics Bill McMannus 400m final at the age of 15. In 2014 Liam was selected into Athletics Victorias talent identification program, and throughout high school Liam continued to flourish in the sport of athletics. In his final year Liam captained Ballarat Grammar schools athletics team, and in 2015 became the 400m record holder for the ICCES (Independent Country Co-Educational Schools) competition. This is in addition to his success he had throughout the year in the professional athletic leagues. On the professional circuit Liam won the 2015 Bendigo International Madison 400m Black Opal Classic as well as the 2015 Stawell Gift Jack Donaldson Memorial 200m.
Liam and The Stride High Performance Team continue to address the essentials when it comes to Liam achieving year in and year out success. The Stride help manage Liam’s technique, strength and conditioning plans, injuries all the way down to his diet. This is to address chances of injury as we well as creating the best opportunity for optimal performance.
After representing Victoria in Australian Nationals in Perth 2016, Liam continues to strive to compete at the highest possible level with his ultimate goal being Tokyo 2020.