The 2013 Prefontaine Classic is in the books. The record books that is. Sunny Oregon skies, warm temperatures, no wind and plenty of elite competition from around the world came together to produce one of the most memorable Pre Meets in history. World bests, meet records, a national high school record/ junior record and multiple personal bests were the order [...]

A Good Day (or two)

The scene played out like this. A 2013 NCAA D1 indoor conference meet. Women’s 55m Finals. Starting blocks were being adjusted. Practice starts being completed. What I witnessed next is something I hope I never see again while either officiating (as I was this particular day) or spectating a track and field event. A particular athlete set her blocks, assumed [...]