Re: t-and-f: Another couple trackos in bobsled

2002-02-23 Thread Donald McFarlin
We should add to the list Jeff Gadly, a teammate of mine at Plattsburgh State (NY), who was on the '80 Lake Placid (about 30 miles from Plattsburgh) 4-man bob team. He was a pretty good decathlete (div. III) and a heckuva nice guy, besides. I also participated in the '80 olympics, showing

t-and-f: Re: TF athletes in winter Olympics?

2002-02-23 Thread Jon Entine
The following article in The Black World Today (and another in Africana.com) addresses an aspect of TF athletes in the winter Olympics... -- Jon Entine http://www.tbwt.com/views/specialrpt/specialrpt_0249.asp Flowers Is No Fluke: Black Success In Bobsledding Part Of A Growing Winter

Re: t-and-f: Re: TF athletes in winter Olympics?

2002-02-23 Thread alan tobin
Oxymoron? Flowers Is No Fluke: Black Success In Bobsledding Part Of A Growing Winter Sport Tradition The first ever gold medal victory by a black in the Winter Olympics... How about ski jumping? Being very thin and having a strong push off the ramp are very important. Explosive muscles fibers

t-and-f: Limo, Chepchumba score cross country wins in Kenya

2002-02-23 Thread Michael J. Roth
Agence France-Presse NAIROBI (February 23, 2002 11:22 AM EST)- A superb, well calculated run gave Richard Limo his first national cross country title at the IAAF permit meeting here on Saturday while Pamela Chepchumba upset a strong field to win the women's title. The World 5,000 meters

Re: t-and-f: Re: TF athletes in winter Olympics?

2002-02-23 Thread Jon Entine
Alan: Unfortunately, Alan, your analysis is flawed and reflects as usual a determined myopic and unscientific view of basic physiology and body types by population. For the record, I did not mention in this article genetic superiority. That's an ignorant concept, one that I have always argued

t-and-f: Balkan Championships

2002-02-23 Thread Michalis Nikitaridis
Goergia Tsiligiri broke the Greek pole vault record with a clearance of 4, 37 m. tonight, during the Balkan Indoor Champs held in Piraeus. Another record came by Maria Papadopoulou who won the 800 m. race in 2' 04 94., while Stavros Kouroupakis broke the 13-year-old juniors pole vault record with

t-and-f: The Greek team for the European Champs

2002-02-23 Thread Michalis Nikitaridis
After the end of the Balkan Games, the Greek Federation announced the team for the European Championships MEN. Angelos Pavlakakis (60m.), Georgios Theodoridis (60m.), Aristotelis Gavelas (60m.), Anastassios Goussis (200m., 400m.), Stylianos Dimotsios (400m.), Panayotis Stroubakos (1500m),

t-and-f: New England Intercollegiates - Feb 22-23

2002-02-23 Thread Steve Vaitones
Boston University February 21-22, 2002 University of Connecticut wins its ninth straight New England title with a meet record point total. Dan Wilson ran 4:01.72 and 4:01.32 in the mile trials/finals. No Heps schools (Hep champs same weekend) Full results at www.neicaaa.org under past events

t-and-f: AP - Penn State pole vaulter killed in fall

2002-02-23 Thread Christopher Goss
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t-and-f: Trajedy at Big Tens

2002-02-23 Thread Joseph Karlgaard
Kevin Dare, a sophomore pole vaulter at Penn State, was killed during the vault competition at the Big 10 Championships in Minneapolis. A statement regarding Dare can be found at www.gophersports.com _ Chat with friends

t-and-f: Tragedy at Big Tens

2002-02-23 Thread Joseph Karlgaard
Kevin Dare, a sophomore pole vaulter at Penn State, was killed during the vault competition at the Big 10 Championships in Minneapolis. A statement regarding Dare can be found at www.gophersports.com _ Join the worldÂ’s

t-and-f: boos for Regina's world record

2002-02-23 Thread Post, Marty
Regina Jacobs is unquestionably one of the greatest distance runners in the history of US track and field and naturally her sponsorship contracts reward her amply for significant accomplishments but her even she should be embarassed by her latest record at NY today. In an indoor 3 mile race at

t-and-f: Penn State Pole Vaulter Dies at Big Ten Championships

2002-02-23 Thread John Sun
[February 23, 2002] Kevin Dare, a member of the Penn State men's track and field team, died today while competing at the Big Ten Men's Indoor Track and Field Championships in Minneapolis, Minn. A sophomore from State College, Dare, 19, fell during a pole vault attempt and hit his head on the

Re: t-and-f: Re: TF athletes in winter Olympics?

2002-02-23 Thread alan tobin
The only points that I am making, which in your fervor you refuse to consider, is that body type and physiology are key characteristics in certain athletic events and that those characteritistics are not equally distributed by population. Never once have I argued against this. I do believe that

t-and-f: Now if more people had balls like these . . . .

2002-02-23 Thread P N Heidenstrom
Agence France-Presse LIEVEN, France (February 21, 2002 02:12 PM EST) - The controversial Russian distance runner Olga Yegorova has not been invited to run in Sunday's indoor athletics meeting because she failed to meet the organizers' family-friendly criteria. A French promoter has also hit on

t-and-f: very sad news out of Minneapolis

2002-02-23 Thread Reuben Frank
Mark Craig's Star-Tribune piece on the death today of Penn State pole vaulter Kevin Dare is here: http://www.startribune.com/stories/503/1645942.html = This content in no way reflects the opinions, standards, or policy of the United States Air Force Academy or the United States

t-and-f: Off topic, but appropriate

2002-02-23 Thread Michael J. Roth
In the spirit of Monty Python, I post this to the list. You can insert anyone's name (esp mine) and it will work well to give a general idea of list dynamics. More of these can be found at http://www.intriguing.com/mp/ Enjoy, MJR ___ Title: Argument Sketch From: Monty

t-and-f: Nice Colorado Double

2002-02-23 Thread John Sun
Coming off their impressive performances at the USA Cross Country Nationals, Colorado's Jorge Torres and Dathan Ritzenhein traded wins in the 5K and 3K at the Big 12 Championships at Nebraska: 5000 Meter Run (Feb 22) 1. Jorge Torres, 13:51.32 2. Dathan Ritzenhein, 13:52.41 3,000 Metter Run