Good Q&A with him here: http://www.runnersworld.com/elite-runners/chris-derrick-on-training-10ks-and-cheating
While he admits he's not in 'great form at the moment' do to some niggles, he is talking big. I love the confidence. At last we have an American who dreams of being one of the World's best, not just the US's.
My college teammate Garrett Heath just went out there and beat the world cross country champion [Japhet Korir of Kenya]. I never lost to Garrett in cross country, so if he can do that, I want to be able to do that, too. If I can be in good form and be healthy, I think I can run with anyone in the world.