The former football player and bodybuilder spent the last year focused on cutting weight without losing strength. Vidal’s shed 20 pounds thanks to an improved diet and intense training and says he’s as strong as ever.
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Strengths: Now with an endurance athlete’s build and a football player’s power, Vidal has become a formidable all-around racer.
Weaknesses: In addition to body weight, Vidal has had to raise his running speed over long distances.
Why He’ll Win: "'Fight or Flight' will be the mentality going into Vermont. I know I have been training to win."