Quote Of The Day
“I know, but that didn’t sink into my head because I was young. I was working all night on a tugboat as a deckhand the day of the competition. I got off work at seven in the morning, drove down to the trials, threw, and then picked up a girl I was dating and went to the beach. It didn’t mean what it should have to me, but it gave me a look at what it could be.”
– US hammer thrower and 1984 Olympic flag bearer Ed Burke talking about when he first qualified for and competed at the US Olympic Trials in 1960. This comes from a great 3-part interview with Burke, who shares his inspirational story of making a comeback after 10 years away from the sport to PR and make the Olympics at 44 years old. *Part 2: The Comeback *Part 3: Carrying The US Flag
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