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    If the Vaporfly really did give a 4% advantage,...

    If the Vaporfly really did give a 4% advantage, that should correlate directly to running time (not just the nebulous term, 'energy'), which would have been about 5 minutes. It was less, and well...
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    Virtually everything about T&F today has been...

    Virtually everything about T&F today has been 'enhanced' since the early days. Lighter shoes provide an advantage over heavier ones. Blocks provide an advantage over no blocks. Track and spikes...
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    The IOC is just like everyone else, concerned...

    The IOC is just like everyone else, concerned with the $$$. If TV says diminished money, the IOC listens.
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    Same 'people' who complained about the fiberglass...

    Same 'people' who complained about the fiberglass pole?
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    The obvious problem that the USA Relay Coach has,...

    The obvious problem that the USA Relay Coach has, that HS and college coaches don't, is that s/he has to deal with a pool of professional athletes that each have their own agendas, schedules,...
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    Similar experience. Went from a 16.2 120HHer to a...

    Similar experience. Went from a 16.2 120HHer to a 15.4 guy mid-way thru junior season when I got a pair of Tokyos! I just felt faster.
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    6'3"

    6'3"
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    Minor Stat Study

    Resurrecting an old stat interest from years before, I have updated my lists of 10th best performance on the year-list for

    World
    USA
    HS

    My interest was to track annual performance at the top...
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    The year one sits out, aka the redshirt year, one...

    The year one sits out, aka the redshirt year, one is typically NOT on the roster.
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    Which would be, of course, an excellent idea for...

    Which would be, of course, an excellent idea for several reasons: academically, psychologically, physically, socially, maturity, financially . . .
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    Eins - Dal's TWO 400Hs Zwei - Brigid's Mar Drei...

    Eins - Dal's TWO 400Hs
    Zwei - Brigid's Mar
    Drei - Hassan's 1500
  12. Would I be wrong to guess that for Eugene21, the...

    Would I be wrong to guess that for Eugene21, the majority of fans will NOT be Oregonians?
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    4 Bates, Emma (USA) 2:25:27

    4 Bates, Emma (USA) 2:25:27
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    To wit 9 Riley, Jacob (USA) 2:10:36 10 Mock,...

    To wit

    9 Riley, Jacob (USA) 2:10:36
    10 Mock, Jerrell (USA) 2:10:37
    11 Stinson, Parker (USA) 2:10:53
    12 Bumbalough, Andrew (USA) 2:10:56
    14 McDonald, Matthew (USA) 2:11:10
    15 Smith, Scott...
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    Mo F, in 8th place, was only about 4 minutes...

    Mo F, in 8th place, was only about 4 minutes faster than Brigid!!!
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    Great to see Paula R congratulate her!

    Great to see Paula R congratulate her!
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    Not at all. His inconsistency earned him his 5th...

    Not at all. His inconsistency earned him his 5th place spot on the chart.
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    He's not on the 2020 T&F roster either. ...

    He's not on the 2020 T&F roster either.

    https://goducks.com/roster.aspx?roster=291&path=track#sidearm-m-roster
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    Game-days at my boarding prep-school was an...

    Game-days at my boarding prep-school was an all-day celebration, win or lose. At Stanford the only football memory I have is the (Huge!) Bonfire pep rally the night before the Big Game. Other than...
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    That is exactly my point too. Drafting on the...

    That is exactly my point too. Drafting on the track is negligible, but running a marathon inside a cordon of pacers is a significant help.
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    My only criticism to this (and even that is...

    My only criticism to this (and even that is negated by the very fact that it won't count as a WR) is that in a 'real' performance barrier-breaking event, he would have to contend with normal air...
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    In exploring the frontiers of human performance,...

    In exploring the frontiers of human performance, it is often necessary for one person to forge ahead of others.
    Great breakthroughs are possible in the absence of competition and that goes (for me)...
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    Just zoomed thru the replay and the best part for...

    Just zoomed thru the replay and the best part for me was seeing all the all-star pacers cheering him on.
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    That's happened to me more times than I can...

    That's happened to me more times than I can remember in the last 30 years, which is why I always have some painters tape tied to the standards, so I can see what the wind is doing right there. If...
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    I'll wager it was done by sheer force of habit....

    I'll wager it was done by sheer force of habit. When you're trying to keep the jumping going, it's a natural reaction to stop the bar (after assuring yourself it wouldn't come down), so even though...
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