couple of others....
Sam Mattis, discus thrower from Penn, one of the few Ivy athletes at the 2015 NCAAs. He wins (on his last throw?). Later that night or the next day, he and his father go out to eat, no entourage, just the two of them, 3000 miles from home. The restaurant patrons recognize him and applaud. Sam was stunned at the response.
Mac Fleet looking like a fighter jet on afterburner with 300 to go, in full flight on the way to his first NCAA title.
Devon Allen jumping into the stands at the 2016 Trials
Jordan Hasay...."Come to Orey-gun, clap clap, clapclapclap"
AJ Acosta doing a deep orifice extraction to complete the NCAA 1500 sweep in 2010
Kellie Scheuler (Summit HS, Bend OR), winning 16 state championships at Hayward : 4 x (100, 200, 400, relay)
Bekele splitting 13:10/13:15 at the 2008 Pre 10k
Christian Smith coming back from appendicitis to make the Olympic Diving Team
Lauren Fleshman making the 2012 OT 5k final after running 10 miles PER WEEK for months