I've been watching the sport for a long time and seen very few people react to crushing disappointment in a good way. I'm not sure if I've ever seen the reigning world champion fail to make the Olympic team so tonight's race must have been devastating.
But I do know if I've ever seen someone respond better to it.
If you want to see total class and learn how to react when you face a crushing setback, then please watch this video.
PS. He said he's probably not going to do the 1500. I hope he changes his mind. If he wants to focus on crushing the DL later this season, that's totally understandable as well. I hope he has an amazing showing in Eugene next year.