About the author Reinis Kregers
I am a semi-professional decathlete from Latvia who one day aspires to compete on the Olympic
stage among the best decathletes in the world. My highest athletic achievement is 5th place at
the European U20 championships in 2011. I graduated from Kansas State University in 2016 with a
bachelors in Kinesiology.
My short professional career has involved working as a personal trainer, youth track and
field club assistant coach, as well as strength conditioning coach. I am currently continuing
my decathlon career in Prague, Czech Republic under an international sports ministry, Athletes