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  • #76
    Re: Your favourite all-time athlete?

    I'm almost 49 and based on the responses on this list, I am probably one of the youngest here, I'm surprised someone didn't select Spiridon Louis ;-)

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    • #77
      Re: Your favourite all-time athlete?

      >For track women, it is JJK in a heartbeat. She has always been a
      >wonderful spokesperson for asthmatics (something I can identify with) and
      >always genuine and self-effacing. Jon's interview with her a few weeks ago was
      >just excellent. Her personality transcends her athletic achievements.



      Cheers, glad you liked it! JJK is one of my all-time faves too.

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      • #78
        Re: Your favourite all-time athlete?

        >There have been a lot faster big leaguers than Mantle. (In fact, didn't we
        >have a thread on that recently?)
        Of course, Mantle tore up his knee at an early age, so a lot of his speed was compromised. He really needed a good orthopedic surgeon and some serious rehab work. That was a different era and many of them worked out in the offseason by going hunting and playing golf.

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        • #79
          Re: Your favourite all-time athlete?

          Alberto Salazar.

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