Archive for January, 2009

DR. BERT LYLE – USAIN BOLT,………..A LEGACY AND RE-EMERGENCE OF STRIDE LENGTH IN SPRINTING

In 1973 I found myself at Texas Women’s College, in Denton, Texas.. I was there at the invitation of Dr. Bert Lyle who was the athletic director and head women’s track and field/cross country coach there. Let me interrupt right now to state this is a long and convoluted piece to make my point showing […]

THE AUDACITY OF DOPE …..Mr President,.. Please excuse the small plagarism from on your book title

Yesterday, January 20, a little after 12:30 PM my time, John Smith called me. ” Hey man, what are you doing ? “ ” I am crying like m——-f——- baby.”. “Yeah, man I can really dig that. I feel you. ¬†It is really something seeing Obama up there like that.¬†“. John and I go back […]

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THE ROUSH TO JUDGMENT……. Yesterday, I read that Steve Roush, head of competition preparation for the USOC resigned. You may recall the name as it was previously¬†mentioned in connection with the tendency of administrators to want their constituency to serve them rather than they, the officials, serving the constituency they are charged and mandated to […]

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——– Original Message ——– Subject: ” THE AUDACITY OF DOPE ” From: brooks@spikesandflats.com Date: Sat, January 03, 2009 6:39 pm To: blog@spikesandflats.com The last installment discussed drugs/doping and attempted to provide a partial history as to why we are where we are with drugs and some of the forces that are present that will allow […]