Toughest runner ever!
Week That Was
Amby Burfoot interviews Christie Aschwanden on the Science Behind Recovery
Details on How a Man Killed a Mountain Lion with His Bare Hands
Steve Magness: What You Say Matters: How The Post-Race Debrief Influences Performance. …Does/did your coach give you any feedback?
Podcast with Malcolm Gladwell
Coming attaction: 112th NYRR Millrose Games. On the tube in Eugene on Saturday, NBC channel 3, 1:30 PM. …There are no no prominent indoor track meets in Oregon (though one of the best I ever saw was in Portland, the World Indoor Championships) or Los Angeles. As to the latter, the Times Indoor and the Sunkist were the two major indoor meets at the Sports Arena.
Was present on 2/10/62 to witness Jim Beatty become the first human to go sub four indoors. Video.
‘Pain is Weakness Leaving the Body’ and Other Lies I’ve Been Told: A Reading List on Mental Health and Sport
Jen A. Miller/NYT: Run-spiration. And a whole lot more. NYT is a great newspaper. But there is limited access without a subscription. Try a trial, quite cheap subscription. If you like it, get a regular subscription with complete access and the Sunday Times delivered on your doorstep for $20 per month. Hint. Bargain for your best deal.
Beet juice news
Why We’ll Look Back at Our Smartphones Like Cigarettes
Why PE Fails… Hey, take a hike around your neighborhood. There are no kids out playing, riding bikes, etc. Kids today are raised to be inert.
Heart and Humor: Eugene, where great athletes are just like the rest of us
Gritty photos of NYC runners
Check out the 2019 February OTC Newsletter. Note story on the University of Oregon track & field team got Navy SEAL training. Tough stuff!!! Will try to get more details.
Week That Was.
Last Year’s Thru-Hiking FKTs Were Out of Control. …Assisted. Unassisted. Uh, seems kinda nutty to me. Read Scott Jurek”s North. 45 days of misery and stress. And his new record was broken soon after. And that since broken, about four days faster. Sic transit gloria mundi.