Facts, Not Fiction

 

Search:

Type: Posts; User: 18.99s

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4
Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.
  1. Thread: 1:59...

    by 18.99s
    Replies
    230
    Views
    7,991

    High school? A college all-star relay team of 26...

    High school? A college all-star relay team of 26 women would have lost to him.
  2. Replies
    97
    Views
    3,662

    A counterclockwise swirling wind caused by a...

    A counterclockwise swirling wind caused by a stadium's bowl shape, so it helps the runners at all parts of the track. Nobody's ever taken wind measurements at both curves and both straights to check...
  3. Replies
    223
    Views
    31,333

    Another possibility is being redshirted due to a...

    Another possibility is being redshirted due to a preseason football injury.
  4. Replies
    97
    Views
    3,662

    That's because many of the top marathon runners...

    That's because many of the top marathon runners skip or don't prioritize the Worlds or Olympics, as other marathons pay much more.
  5. Thread: 1:59...

    by 18.99s
    Replies
    230
    Views
    7,991

    For sub-2 to happen in a rules-compliant race...

    For sub-2 to happen in a rules-compliant race within the next 15 years, these things need to happen:

    1. A flat course better than Berlin.

    2. A team of pacers who can provide a sub-2h pace to...
  6. Thread: 1:59...

    by 18.99s
    Replies
    230
    Views
    7,991

    Even if security wasn't the explicit intention of...

    Even if security wasn't the explicit intention of having the two trailing runners, their presence did significantly cut off the available angles of attack for any wacko who might want to tackle...
  7. Thread: 1:59...

    by 18.99s
    Replies
    230
    Views
    7,991

    In their positions, they'd be able to see and...

    In their positions, they'd be able to see and block somebody coming at him from the side if it's their responsibility to watch out for that.

    If the official reason is security, they won't say that...
  8. Thread: 1:59...

    by 18.99s
    Replies
    230
    Views
    7,991

    Maybe security? Somebody to watch his back....

    Maybe security? Somebody to watch his back. Having two guys in that position makes it harder for a nutjob to scamper onto the course and tackle Kipchoge, like what happened to de Lima years ago.
  9. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,792

    Did they walk around outside the resort in short...

    Did they walk around outside the resort in short shorts and sleeveless tops?
  10. Thread: 1:59...

    by 18.99s
    Replies
    230
    Views
    7,991

    Running sub-2 in an official record-eligible race.

    Running sub-2 in an official record-eligible race.
  11. Thread: 1:59...

    by 18.99s
    Replies
    230
    Views
    7,991

    He did it and I saw it!

    He did it and I saw it!
  12. Thread: 1:59...

    by 18.99s
    Replies
    230
    Views
    7,991

    Inge bros. rotating in.

    Inge bros. rotating in.
  13. Replies
    325
    Views
    17,808

    Are you a Sith? It's about reducing the...

    Are you a Sith?

    It's about reducing the frequency of the interactions, it's not an absolute thing where they'll never interact. Occasionally somebody in the slowest seeded 4 will win, but that's...
  14. Replies
    123
    Views
    12,910

    Of the 9 global championships starting from 2008,...

    Of the 9 global championships starting from 2008, SAFP participated in 8, made the 100m final in all 8, collected 6 golds and a bronze, with all 6 golds in in 10.7x. That's a GOAT career.

    FloJo...
  15. Replies
    325
    Views
    17,808

    They'd also benefit from being separated from...

    They'd also benefit from being separated from each other. Collisions are reduced when hurdlers of similar ability aren't next to each other.
  16. Replies
    325
    Views
    17,808

    They should stop putting the top 4 seeded...

    They should stop putting the top 4 seeded hurdlers together in the middle 4 lanes. Put them in 1, 3, 6, and 8 (or 2, 4, 7, 9 on a 9-lane track) so they're less likely to collide.
  17. Replies
    185
    Views
    12,241

    Remember Syd just turned 20! DM didn't break 56...

    Remember Syd just turned 20! DM didn't break 56 seconds until she was 23!

    Syd and her coach have done everything they can do for her age and stage. She just doesn't have the training and racing...
  18. Replies
    193
    Views
    12,991

    In tennis the players don't get upset by 6-5 not...

    In tennis the players don't get upset by 6-5 not winning a set. They know the rules about what the margin has to be to win a set.

    The shot putters understand that 1 or 2 cm is within the margin of...
  19. Replies
    34
    Views
    1,320

    AOY is about the whole season, not just one meet....

    AOY is about the whole season, not just one meet. Kovacs won less than 1/3 of his meets this year, didn't win the Diamond League, didn't win the US trials, and his win in Doha was considered an upset...
  20. Replies
    221
    Views
    18,266

    But who put McPherson there, an official or...

    But who put McPherson there, an official or McPherson herself?
  21. Replies
    106
    Views
    9,626

    Jamaica's first sub-2:58 since 1999, USA's first...

    Jamaica's first sub-2:58 since 1999, USA's first sub-2:57 since 2008.
  22. Replies
    221
    Views
    18,266

    Jackson went out too fast and burned up her fuel...

    Jackson went out too fast and burned up her fuel too soon, passing Swiety and Nielsen in the first 150m.
  23. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,329

    The Olympics is what it is, its timing is not...

    The Olympics is what it is, its timing is not under IAAF control. But if it ever happens to be in September or October again, as it was in 1988 and 2000, that's a good thing for track & field.
  24. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,329

    I think the September/October time frame is a...

    I think the September/October time frame is a good idea. The Worlds or Olympics should be the last meet of the season. Anything after is anti-climatic.
  25. Replies
    193
    Views
    12,991

    Maybe because it hasn't been proven to be more...

    Maybe because it hasn't been proven to be more accurate?

    A newfangled measurement system should be parallel tested with the established method in several smaller meets before being used for a...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4