Michael Johnson, 400 Meter World Record Video/ Throwback Post

Now that my college track and field career is over as an athlete, I couldn’t help to think about how incredibly slow I am, at least compared to the 400 meter world record time set by Michael Johnson. People always say how I am o so fast… but they don’t know fast. My fastest 400 meter time was during my freshman year in 2004 at the end of the outdoor track and field season at Bates College. During a 4×400 relay, I ran a sub 48 in the anchor leg.…

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Yoshihide Kiryu, Japanese High School Sprinter Runs 100 meters in 10.01 (Video)/ Usain Bolt who?

So I just stumbled across this video of a Japanese high school runner who is insanely talented. I mean this kid is only about 17 years old and he ran the 100 meters in 10.01 seconds. AMAZING!! His name is Yoshihide Kiryu and he has ran other fast times too… so this is no fluke! His previous fastest time in the 100 meter was 10.21 and his 200 meter personal record is 21.43 so this kid is fast! Yea Yoshihide might be the next Usain Bolt… only time will tell.…

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Usain Bolt and Jamaica Men’s Track And Field 4×1 Team Sets New World Record In Relay

Usain Bolt and Jamaica Men’s Track And Field 4×1 Team Sets New World Record In Relay … So over the past few years, track and field have been more exciting than ever. Not only is the fastest man ever recorded currently running, which is special within itself, but he’s also from Jamaica… which is where my father was born, and great grandfather on my mothers side 😉 Now, of course, I’m American, born and raised here so clearly I don’t want to see America stumble like they did, but honestly,…

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2011 117’th Penn Relays / Some results, records, photos, videos and more~

2011 117th Penn State Relays… were just on TV and it was nice to catch up on my track and field! I remember running there while competing for Bates College. The crowd is probably the most amazing aspect of it all… yea even better than the talent that was there. I’ve never been around so many track fans in my life. The place is packed and absolutely on blast once any race begins. Just an intense rush that feels amazing… I miss that feeling to be honest! Usain Bolt during…

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