The first of two parts from this full length documentary.
The second of two parts from this full length documentary.
I was almost horrified at the pace of it actually, it was far too fast — far faster than I really wanted to do.– Peter Snell after breaking the world record for the half mile in Christchurch, on 3 February 1962
In true New Zealand tradition he played rugby and was a member of the school's first XV — this didn't stop him playing the occasional game of hockey.– Narrator
We're very fortunate in Auckland to have so many native bush tracks right handy to the city. And I find it is a very pleasant departure to the monotony of running on road surfaces. The uneven surface really strengthens the calf muscles.– Peter Snell on cross country training