In this parody video, Washington State distance runner John Whelan (left/photo by Paul Merca) does his best Ben Stiller/White Goodman impression from the movie “Dodgeball” in this commercial, called “Bohler Gym”, named after WSU’s on campus training facility.
In the movie, Stiller shills his Globo Gym. Here is the commercial for Globo Gym:
Below is the parody of the commercial, as done by Whelan, with a little help from his WSU men’s distance crew. You, the reader can decide which one is better—the original or the parody.
Speaking of the Cougars, the team returns to action this Saturday, as it hosts the 17th annual Cougar Invitational track meet at Mooberry Track on the WSU campus, featuring teams from Gonzaga, Lewis-Clark State, Whitworth, Spokane CC & George Fox.