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Dijon Gebremustard
RE: NYTimes article on TUOHEY and other FEMALE H.S. PHENOMS

kibitzer wrote:

"[S]ince 1980, just one female winner of the Foot Locker National Cross Country Championships has made an Olympic team, compared with seven male high school champions. Just four have won an individual N.C.A.A. championship, but none of those were in cross-country."

Looks like someone forgot about Molly Siedel breaking the FL curse just three years ago. I sent them a brief correction on that but the sentiment is correct. It was a nice article, but I feel like it was too ambiguous about implicating Salazar, who really has nothing at all to do with Tuohy. And I think a nice counter-example would be Jordan Hasay, who many theorized would break the FL curse, and then fizzled out after college only to eventually return full-force in the marathon. It would be nice to see more of those types of career progressions.

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