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

My Favorite All Time Sprinters

Sep 28th, 2012
5:54 pm PST

It’s that time of year for lists - typically “Top Ten” lists. And I am in the process of doing research to put together my end of the year lists. While I’m doing that however - there is lots of data to go over - I thought I would start by sharing some of my “Favorites” in list form. Favorite hurdlers, middle distance runners, field event athletes, etc Read More...

2012 Outdoor Preview – Hurdles

Mar 28th, 2012
3:37 pm PST

  If you like speed and competition then you must like the hurdles. Unlike the pure sprinters, who seem to avoid each other as much as possible until forced to toe the line for championships, the hurdlers compete often and face each other with regularity. The sprinters tend to get more publicity but of the four hurdle events three of them have legitimate shots at having WR’s broken – two by more than one individual Read More...

Dai Greene and the Drug Issue

Mar 6th, 2012
4:44 pm PST

It’s “Championship Week” for the indoor season, and I’m going to spend the rest of the week talking about the upcoming NCAA and World Championships. But I feel compelled today to comment on an issue that continues to destroy our sport – DRUGS – because one of the potential headliners in London has brought this topic to the forefront in a not so flattering light Read More...

2011 in Review – Men’s 400 Meter Hurdles

Nov 11th, 2011
6:15 pm PST

This was a very interesting event. On the one hand it had the potential to be great with athletes like Angelo Taylor, Bershawn Jackson, Johnny Dutch, and Javier Culson returning from a hot 2010 season. And with L.J. Van Zyl blazing from the late winter, it looked like this might be THE hottest event of the year Read More...

Worlds Day Six – USA Day (Sort Of)

Sep 1st, 2011
7:31 am PST

With three gold medals in five finals, one would have to say that it was a very good day for the United States. But in one event it was a good news, bad news day that left me a bit sad in spite of the gold medal. That event was the final of the women’s 1500, where the field lined up twelve women of fairly equal ability Read More...