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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