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    Made me look! ...

    Made me look!



    http://athsvic.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2019-zatopek-full-results.pdf
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    One of the coldest I have ever been was at the...

    One of the coldest I have ever been was at the 1991 Army-Navy game in Philly. I was teaching English at the Naval Academy and decided my wife and I should make the trek. Game-day was Dec 7, 1991, 50...
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    That struck me odd too. Once an Olympian, always...

    That struck me odd too. Once an Olympian, always an Olympian.
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    Hey, what's the dealio on PVer Zac McWhorter? He...

    Hey, what's the dealio on PVer Zac McWhorter? He jumped a PR 5.70 at BYU today. He was a recruit for them out of HS ('17), but doesn't appear on their roster.
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    Anchors Aweigh, my boys, Anchors Aweigh! The...

    Anchors Aweigh, my boys, Anchors Aweigh!

    The star on the water tower always looks mighty fine!

    edit - The knuckleheads from WP deserved to lose by more.
    They knew QB Perry wasn't even going to...
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    We all have our crosses to bear!

    We all have our crosses to bear!
  7. Thread: Eugene WC 2021

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    Sounds like a wise old man!!

    Sounds like a wise old man!!
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    Had he not stumbled and lost his composure, he...

    Had he not stumbled and lost his composure, he 'probably' would have won, but not even under 10.50.
  9. The reporter is someone's friend, daughter,...

    The reporter is someone's friend, daughter, sister. To smear her reputation is particularly nasty, and by extension, critiquing the film would involve calling it nasty in its willful disregard of the...
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    He ran 10.78 in the final before being DQed.

    He ran 10.78 in the final before being DQed.
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    Also a great pick; she's the mid-field motor, the...

    Also a great pick; she's the mid-field motor, the Michael Bradley of the women.
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    If you can run for an hour. We went to the top...

    If you can run for an hour.
    We went to the top of Pikes Peak (14000') and I could walk around, but I did get light-headed. By the time we got to Leadville (10000') we had acclimated, and I didn't...
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    False analogies - they are neither wheels nor...

    False analogies - they are neither wheels nor springs. They are simply made from materials that dissipate less energy than other shoes, just as there are tracks that do the same thing.
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    A quick Google search finds several commercial...

    A quick Google search finds several commercial running camps in the 7500-8000' range, but then there's this bad-boy at 9000!
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    So, from everything I've read so far, including...

    So, from everything I've read so far, including the recent NYT inquiry, the Vaporfly does not ADD anything to the runners' energy, they just take away less, which means they are simply more energy...
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    She's entered here this weekend: ...

    She's entered here this weekend:

    https://www.usatf.tv/gprofile.php?do=view_event&event_id=16&mgroup_id=45365&year=2019
  17. Thread: Eugene WC 2021

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    It's not even that hard to do in an area that...

    It's not even that hard to do in an area that size, esp. with the hi-tech rep that the NW shares with Silicon Valley.
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    It's flat-out false. Milesplit has every HS mark...

    It's flat-out false. Milesplit has every HS mark he recorded. His PR is 10.32 (1.1) at the Fla Rlys this year. He doesn't even have a windy faster.
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    OK, good to know. I hope 'not on the roster'...

    OK, good to know. I hope 'not on the roster' means 'we're sorting out eligilbility issues' which can be resolved. I'm sure we're all rooting for this kid that has had 'focus' issues.

    edit - I see...
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    I don't believe in Miracles, but I certainly...

    I don't believe in Miracles, but I certainly believe in miracles, the first and foremost of which is my family.
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    Quite the hatchet job. The truth, as always, is...

    Quite the hatchet job. The truth, as always, is between the two extremes, but I suspect she is closer to saint than unrepentant sinner. Relative to the rest of us, who would not give up our lives to...
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    Yeah, I was thinking the same thing as I read it....

    Yeah, I was thinking the same thing as I read it. It seems the father is much more interested in the child's 'legacy' than the actual child himself.
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    I do agree with that, but Carli Lloyd (my...

    I do agree with that, but Carli Lloyd (my personal fave) is 37 and still a force to be reckoned with, even as the team cherry-picker.
    Megan, at 34, was absolutely at her peak in 2019.
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    Wow, I find that a spectacular minimalization of...

    Wow, I find that a spectacular minimalization of her contribution to the USWNT, where she is THE key element in the attack. They are always looking to get the ball out to her wide, knowing that she...
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    In Mississippi?! Not on their roster either ....

    In Mississippi?!

    Not on their roster either . . . yet?

    https://sports.hindscc.edu/sports/mens-track-and-field/roster
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