In the recorded history of professional running, experts long held the belief that human beings could never run a mile in 4 minutes. Scientific reasons were delivered to support this hypothesis and the typical propaganda then ensued.
Roger Bannister came along on May 6, 1954 (almost 60 years ago) and shattered those expectations. What was so different about him that he was able to do this? Scientists were clear as crystal on how human physiology couldn’t achieve this. So what happened?