Since winning his first world title in 2011, Jordan Burroughs has had John Smith's record of six World and Olympic title in his sights. It took him a decade, but in 2021 Burroughs finally caught Smith as he recorded his sixth title by winning gold at the World Championships. The year leading up to Jordan's record tying title was a very interesting one for sure. From losing to Kyle Dake at the Olympic Trials, to his wife being pregnant with their fourth kid, to tearing his calf at the 2021 World Team Trials so much drama surrounded Jordan Burroughs.
When Jordan Burroughs Snapped His Calf
May 19, 2022
In match 2 against Alex Dieringer at the World Team Trials finals, Jordan Burroughs snapped his calf inside the final minute. He walks us through that experience and where he was at mentally.