The Athlete’s Viewpoint. By Chris Lukezic. Chris Lukezic, Georgetown '06, has run 3:33.28 for 1,500 meters and 3:54.46 for the mile. My mother wasn't exactly thrilled that day in October 2000 when she discovered that I had carved numbers into the drywall next to my bed. It wasn’t just a bunch of numbers, though.
By Jessica Hillam (Idaho State, 2007) / Summer 2007
Jessica Hillam (Idaho State, '07) has been a thrower (shot,discus and hammer) since her high school days in Idaho Falls. Here's her personal take on some of the problems girl throwers encounter, and how she has succcessfully dealt with them.
Summer 2007 / Courtesy of kimbia.net
Matt Tegenkamp broke the American Record for 2-miles, running 8:07.07 at the Prefontaine Classic. Here he recalls the three spring races that led up to the Pre two- mile, and then discusses that American Record race as he experienced it. (courtesy of Kimbia.com, used by per- mission).
BEFORE: June 4, 2007
The pole vault is still a recent event in women's track and field. Stacy Dragila was the first to better 15 feet, in 1999, and she went on to win the first Olympic gold medal in the event in 2000. She raised the American record to 15-10 in 2004.
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