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  • tandfman
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    Did you know that the high jump isn't an indoor event? Neither did I.

    >>Like the javelin, the high jump is only an outdoor event<<

    http://www.dukechronicle.com/article...outdoor-season

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  • lonewolf
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    Originally posted by Atticus View Post
    They seriously need to patch up that shack. It's really leaky and drafty!
    Every track program should be so lucky as to have a "shack" like the one at TAMU. I have worked a lot of meets in that shack and never got wet. In fact, on most of those days the meet could have been held outside...

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  • Atticus
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    Originally posted by dj View Post
    Maybe from the meet results page

    Light Rain, 63F, Wind: 6mph from the E, Humidity: 93%, Pressure: 29.72in
    They seriously need to patch up that shack. It's really leaky and drafty!

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  • dj
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    Originally posted by tandfman View Post
    >>Samford junior track standout Karisa Nelson captured her school's first-ever national championship after running a thrilling mile at the recent NCAA Division I track and field outdoor title meet.<<

    http://www.al.com/sports/index.ssf/2...risa_nels.html

    Where on earth could they have gotten the idea that the meet was outdoors?

    Maybe from the meet results page (http://www.ncaa.com/di-mens-and-wome...p-results-2017)


    Event Status
    Women 1 Mile (Final) Scored
    Saturday 4:00 PM Total Races: 1

    Record Name Date
    NCAA Meet Leah O'Connor - Michigan State 4:27.18 3/14/2015
    Collegiate Jenny Barringer - Colorado 4:25.91 2/28/2009
    Facility Jenny Barringer - Colorado 4:25.91 2/28/2009

    Results: Women 1 Mile (Final)

    Place Athlete Affiliation Time
    1 Karisa NELSON JR Samford 4:31.24
    2 Elinor PURRIER JR New Hampshire 4:31.88
    3 Danae RIVERS FR Penn State 4:33.89
    4 Kaela EDWARDS SR Oklahoma State 4:34.27
    5 Therese HAISS SR Arkansas 4:34.54
    6 Nikki HILTZ JR Arkansas 4:34.57
    7 Millie PALADINO JR Providence 4:34.62
    8 Siofra CLEIRIGH BUTTNER JR Villanova 4:34.78
    9 Amy-Eloise NEALE JR Washington 4:35.12
    10 Grace BARNETT JR Clemson 4:38.27


    Women 1 Mile | Updated: Sat Mar 11 19:19:12
    Light Rain, 63F, Wind: 6mph from the E, Humidity: 93%, Pressure: 29.72in

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  • gm
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    Originally posted by tandfman View Post
    >>Samford junior track standout Karisa Nelson captured her school's first-ever national championship after running a thrilling mile at the recent NCAA Division I track and field outdoor title meet.<<

    http://www.al.com/sports/index.ssf/2...risa_nels.html

    Where on earth could they have gotten the idea that the meet was outdoors?
    They probably figured no one would be silly enough to run indoors in the South in March!

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  • tandfman
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    >>Samford junior track standout Karisa Nelson captured her school's first-ever national championship after running a thrilling mile at the recent NCAA Division I track and field outdoor title meet.<<

    http://www.al.com/sports/index.ssf/2...risa_nels.html

    Where on earth could they have gotten the idea that the meet was outdoors?

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  • dj
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    [QUOTE

    >>. . . the Tigers and Lady Tigers will split up Friday for competitions at home in the Carl Maddox Field House and in New Mexico, where a banked track will be beneficial to the team’s hurdlers and short sprinters.<<
    ][/QUOTE]

    So, hurdlers of all sizes are helped, as are short sprinters. Tall sprinters get no advantage!

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  • Atticus
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    Originally posted by tandfman View Post
    Did you know that a banked indoor track helps short sprinters and hurdlers?
    Oh, you didn't know they're running those races up in the high lanes? Downhill all the way, baby!
    Last edited by Atticus; 02-03-2017, 12:35 PM.

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  • tandfman
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    Did you know that a banked indoor track helps short sprinters and hurdlers? Neither did I.

    >>. . . the Tigers and Lady Tigers will split up Friday for competitions at home in the Carl Maddox Field House and in New Mexico, where a banked track will be beneficial to the team’s hurdlers and short sprinters.<<

    http://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rou...127d9c427.html

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  • tandfman
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    OK, this one is a cheap shot, because it's on a site called cinemablend.com, not on some newspaper's sports pages. But I had to laugh when I read it.

    >>Trevante Rhodes, also known as "Tre'," has taken part in Track and Field, as well as the 100 and 200 Meter Dash.<<

    http://www.cinemablend.com/news/1608...oonlight-actor

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  • aaronk
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    The Kent State Golden Flash Gala Women's PV entry list has someone named Jenn SHUR of Adidas listed!
    Ever hear of her?

    LOL

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  • Atticus
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    Originally posted by berkeley View Post
    running an astonishing 43 minutes and three seconds
    That is indeed a VERY astonishing time!!!

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  • berkeley
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    Here's a beauty from the Daily Nation's article on a Bolt/Rudisha 400m (http://www.nation.co.ke/sports/athle...l/index.html):
    "... van Niekerk, 24, who shattered American Michael Johnson's long standing 400 metres world-record at the Rio Olympics, running an astonishing 43 minutes and three seconds."
    I'm hereby challenging WVN to a match race at 400m. He can choose the time and place.
    Last edited by berkeley; 12-03-2016, 10:50 PM.

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  • Atticus
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    Originally posted by tandfman View Post
    >>Jamaica’s Stephenie Ann McPherson picked up second . . . in the 400 metres hurdles . . .
    McPherson . . . clocked 50.33 seconds<<
    Some day . . .

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  • tandfman
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    Here's a good one:

    http://www.stabroeknews.com/2016/spo...-400m-hurdles/

    >>Jamaica’s Stephenie Ann McPherson and Christine Day picked-up second and third positions in the 400 metres hurdles at the 12th stop of the Diamond League series in France on Friday.

    McPherson, a 400m finalist in Rio de Janeiro, clocked 50.33 seconds to finish behind American Natasha Hastings who won in 50.06 seconds<<

    Needless to say, the race was 400 flat, not hurdles.

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