Going to try to keep this thread on topic.
Emma isn't getting younger and her peak is probably going to be 9:02. Since she competes with integrity, she's not going to get any faster in the steeple. iF she wants to prolong her career she needs to test her luck in longer event. It doesn't feel like she really wants to do this however.
Emma has had a rough few years emotionally with her mother's cancer diagnosis and death. There's no way this didn't take an emotional toll on her running. I think it's what contributed to her 2021 struggles the most.
But yes, we're going to see a significant changing of the guard in the steeple. I do think Wayment is the best American steepler in the game right now.