The CHill Zone of T&F: Conway's View From the Finish Line

What’s Happening to Track and Field?

Jan 29th, 2023
5:17 pm PST

How do you ruin something good? Well, how about trying to fix something that isn't broken? Like trying to get rid of the 200 and triple jump. I mean who needs Noah Lyles, Erriyon Knighton, Kenny Bednarek, Shericka Jackson, Abby Steiner, Christian Taylor, or Yulimar Rojas in the sport? Maybe you could invalidate the competition of all field events except the final attempt? Making only the final jump or throw matter! I mean, who cares what the athletes did previously? Why should it matter if a record was set in one of the previous FIVE attempts? Perhaps you should use electronic equipment, like starting blocks and computers, that can sense movement before it even happens!! You know, like "pre crime" in the movie "Minority Report"! We'll get the cheaters before they get a chance to cheat, and throw them out! After all the goal is to eliminate as many athletes as possible Read More...