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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
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    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
  6. 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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    Tell us how you feel about it. I, as a forum...

    Tell us how you feel about it.

    I, as a forum like this denizen, will indeed be thrilled if he breaks 2. It won't be a WR, but it sure will be a spectacular athletic achievement.
    Just off hand,...
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    I REALLY liked Trey Hardee's commentary - keep...

    I REALLY liked Trey Hardee's commentary - keep him!!
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    It sure is when it impedes, which, if both are...

    It sure is when it impedes, which, if both are clearing at the same time, it probably will.
  23. Easy: DL = 100 bonus pts Everything else = 1...

    Easy:
    DL = 100 bonus pts
    Everything else = 1 bonus pt
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    Hmm - 11pm to 3am EDT. Nah, I'll read about it...

    Hmm - 11pm to 3am EDT. Nah, I'll read about it the next morn.
  25. Rhetorical question answer - no, equally...

    Rhetorical question answer - no, equally dysfunctional.
    Ensuing question - will they be smart enough to fix something that's obviously broken? [hint: no]

    I vote that entry into the OG/WC be...
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