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Middle-aged? You can become an Olympian

You didn’t begin swimming at eight-years-old, or execute your first gymnastics vault at five. It takes years of practice and hard work to make the cut as an Olympian. 273 more words

The DD Blog

2016 Olympic Trials – What I Wasn’t Expecting

The beauty of the Olympic Trials is that you never know what’s going to happen. Between July 1 and July 10, 2016, I saw plenty of things that I was not expecting to see. 1,261 more words

Race/Meet Report

It’s A Good Week To Be In Your 40s

Being a part of the medical team for the Olympic Trials has its perks. Some pretty cool SWAG, great camaraderie with other like minded professionals, and maybe even a few post-shift libations. 388 more words

The Fire I Found in Eugene

These past 12 days have been amazing. I don’t think I can express how transformative it was to witness the greatest athletes compete to represent USA at the 2016 Summer Olympics. 543 more words

Run

Final USA Track & Field Olympic Trials Review

THE FINAL CHAPTER

Men’s 5000m

Ok, there were definitely some other things that happened in the final two days in Eugene, but seriously, Bernard Lagat just won the Trials 5K at age 41. 1,646 more words

Sports

Bernard Lagat, at 41, leaves Hayward Field with image he promised his family

Moments after Bernard Lagat qualified to become the oldest U.S. Olympic runner of all time (sorry, Meb Keflezighi), he writhed on the Hayward Field track he has laid spikes on for nearly two decades. 867 more words

Olympics

Bernard Lagat wins men's 5000m final at 41 years old

Bernard Lagat, 41, is set to be the oldest U.S. runner ever to compete at the Olympics after he qualified for Rio by winning the 5000m final at the U.S. 120 more words

Track And Field