Monday, July 24, 2017


I followed track and field for many years, and still pay a little attention to it.  Marty Liquori and Jim Ryun were childhood heroes of mine.

There are finishing kicks (and I love these)

And then there are comebacks.

Hunter has gone under 3:57 for the mile indoors and under 8 minutes for the 3000. He might figure prominently for the 2020, 2024, and 2028 Olympics. (Even though YouTube is allowing an embed, the video has disappeared.  If it happens again, the link is

Interesting family.

1 comment:

Galen said...

The best kicks are the ones that you still can't believe, no matter how many times you watch or slow it down, like the Dave Wottle or Billy Mills clips. The rarest ones are like the last one from the youtube video, where Steve Jones gets overtaken and then comes back to win. Thank you!