I never knew the guy personally, but he was one of my favorite athletes on the circuit.
He handled himself with class and I'll miss him. I was glad to see the BBC gave him some face time on their telecast today.
"It's just come to the point where my body can't take it any more. Maybe I can coach some hurdlers or some sprinters... give something back. I'm going to miss it, I really am, but it was fun."