Quote Of The Day
“I’m ready for this battle. I’m fighting for a whole class. I’m fighting for a whole generation. I’m fighting for a class that’s always been treated ‘less than.'”
“That time is over. For people to look at people as ‘less than’ because of a disability, that’s a wrap. That’s over. I will make sure that message gets pushed across.”
– Double amputee Blake Leeper, who ran 44.42 this summer, talking to Ben Bloom about why he’s fighting to get into the 2020 Olympics. Sorry, Blake, your artificial legs are an unfair advantage and even the Paralympics have banned you as you’re over their allowable height limit.
- Only USATF could be so dumb. The 3:27.40 that Bernard Lagat ran for Kenya in 2004 just got ratified as the American record
- Oscar Pistorius (400m, ZA) now teaching Bible study classes to gangsters in prison, and designed artistic vegetable garden
- Shoe contracts that END next week
- Allie and Brad move to Arizona (and start a youtube channel)
- Katlelyn Tuohy races on gym floor
- And the award for most disappointing race/runner of the year in 2018 goes to...
- Could Jenny Simpson move back to the steeplechase?
- Should I tell my girlfriend that asking her out was an accident?
- The Art of manliness: WHEN IS IT ACCEPTABLE FOR A MAN TO CRY?
- STRANGEST HS XC TRADITIONS