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    I bet if Nike built a new high jump shoe that...

    I bet if Nike built a new high jump shoe that allowed someone to jump 8'6", we wouldn't think everything was hunky-dorry.
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    Athletes mention the "trampolining" affect from...

    Athletes mention the "trampolining" affect from the Vaprofly shoes. The newest version has a separation between back and front half of the sole. It also looks thicker than earlier models. If the...
  3. You really think a 19.75-200 guy is going to run...

    You really think a 19.75-200 guy is going to run an 800 !
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    I'm sure Kipchoge was told to just run a little...

    I'm sure Kipchoge was told to just run a little under 2:00, to keep the "drama" factor high. He obviously had a lot left at the end.
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    Yes, the 2016 US marathon team members are...

    Yes, the 2016 US marathon team members are automatic qualifiers for the Trials.
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    John Marshall (1:43) and Debbie Grant (2:00) 's...

    John Marshall (1:43) and Debbie Grant (2:00) 's son Myles is 1:47 half miler at Harvard.
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    That was the "Cub" with same sole as the Onitsuka...

    That was the "Cub" with same sole as the Onitsuka Tiger Marathon pictured above.
  8. Could upgrade their seats, add amenities (private...

    Could upgrade their seats, add amenities (private bathrooms, meals, drinks), free parking, the kind of stuff the NFL and NCAA colleges do.
  9. Norman beaked in April When did he peak ?

    Norman beaked in April


    When did he peak ?
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    Other option is to lower his grip (and improve...

    Other option is to lower his grip (and improve his technique) like Sam Kendricks. Looked like Mondo has put on 10 lbs. this year. Starting to look like his dad did when vaulting.
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    Distance between the two athletes (both arms...

    Distance between the two athletes (both arms fully extended) at the time of the exchange is the main benefit of the US method.
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    Has anyone ever went from last (100m) to first...

    Has anyone ever went from last (100m) to first (overall) in a championship decathlon?
  13. He's converting horizontal momentum to vertical...

    He's converting horizontal momentum to vertical energy. That's what the high jump is, but no one else is able to harness that much energy. Robinson from the US show the least speed toward the bar...
  14. Around 4:06 last 1600. Amazing race from...

    Around 4:06 last 1600. Amazing race from Cheptegei. Thought he might have left it too late, but he refused to be passed in last 300.
  15. Good (and surprising) series from Bowie.

    Good (and surprising) series from Bowie.
  16. Wow, 2:48 at 1200. Didn't think I would ever see...

    Wow, 2:48 at 1200. Didn't think I would ever see that in a Championship race. Looks like Centrowitz would have benefitted from running a couple of Diamond League paced (fast) races this summer....
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    Their mom certainly gave it her best effort !

    Their mom certainly gave it her best effort !
  18. When Helen Obiri decides she is going to win a...

    When Helen Obiri decides she is going to win a race, she is a force of nature. Lead basically every step of the race.
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    Doesn't he know that's the Beatles ?

    Doesn't he know that's the Beatles ?
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    guess Gatlin only runs hard in finals. Holloway...

    guess Gatlin only runs hard in finals. Holloway (check out his third leg for Florida at NCAA) needs to replace Rogers on third. Lyles on anchor.
  21. That ought to be good for a medal.

    That ought to be good for a medal.
  22. I have a lot of respect for an athlete (Nasser)...

    I have a lot of respect for an athlete (Nasser) who is willing to change her race pattern, in the biggest race of the year. Instead of doing the same thing she had been doing, she decided to go out...
  23. Biggest upset of meet so far. (other than people...

    Biggest upset of meet so far. (other than people dnf/dns)
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    Hey, everybody is a winner nowadays !

    Hey, everybody is a winner nowadays !
  25. 3 from the US in the final. (and another N....

    3 from the US in the final. (and another N. American!)
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