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2020 Gold

Yesterday’s mail. USATF. United States of America Track & Field.

Today’s posts are influenced by yesterday’s hour of Jeopardy Greatest of All Time show, and the commercials, plus a piece of US Mail, pictured above.

It’s been so long since i’ve run more than a 15-minute mile pace.

How long?

Five years maybe.

There is something about age-group competition that has the wonder of elementary school playgrounds in Spring.

An Olympic Year always heightens this childish emotion.

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Rio Olympics ended last night

Olympics closing 2016
Last night.

 

Rio Olympics ended last night. Hopefully we can get back to regular sleep habits.

Team USA was phenomenal. So many great stories. And a few not so great.

Michael Phelps in the pool.

Usain Bolt on the track.

Epic.

 

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Buzz Worthy?

Appetite for better

Glacier Park history
We could still be riding horses. Glacier National Park’s Lake McDonald Lodge.

 

Appetite for better.

This is something i have learned to harness and thrive on from a lifetime at Disney.

The drive to be the best in the world.

The life of learning to live with never being satisfied, because you’re always wondering, “What if we tried this?”

It’s commercially evident watching the 2016 Rio Olympics which began three days ago.

 

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Buzz Worthy?

He was in High School when he decided there was a better way

Quote on making decisions
Stumbled across this on our TV screen while listening to a music channel. Dick decided to do something.

 

By the time this goes live, the 2016 Rio Olympics will be history. Will Vashti Cunningham, now 18 and a recent High School graduate, be the new Olympic Women’s High Jump Champion?

She’ll be using the Fosbury Flop, as will every other high jumper, men’s and women’s.

The Fosbury Flop revolutionized the high jump.

As a high schooler in Medford, Oregon, Dick Fosbury revolutionized the high jump when he developed a new technique that quickly became known as “the Fosbury Flop,” which involved going over the bar headfirst and backward, with one’s body horizontal to the ground. The technique worked so well that Fosbury improved by one foot in high school — from 1.61m/5-3.75 to 1.92m/6-3.75.

At Oregon State University, Fosbury first cleared 7′ during the 1968 indoor season and became a surprise winner at the Mexico City Olympics in 1968 by clearing 2.24m/7-4.25 for then-Olympic and American records. He was elected to the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame in 1992 and has also been inducted into the Oregon Hall of Fame, the National Track & Field Hall of Fame, and the World Humanitarian Hall of Fame.

All this happened because someone thought “what if”.

 

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On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.

 

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Staying Motivated

There are 150 days until the 2016 Rio Olympics

Masters Track 2016 Outdoor National Championship
Note to self.

 

There are 150 days until the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Also around the corner are the Masters Track & Field National Outdoor Championships.

Note to self.

Might try the shot put and discus this year.

 

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On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.

This website is about our physical health. To easily and safely leave this site to read today’s post on jeff’s spiritual health website, click here.