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

On The Fly Update

Jul 10th, 2012
9:14 am PDT

Like I said in my last post, things are happening fast, with the Games literally around the corner. Had surgery earlier today (gall bladder removal) and as I lay here at 3:00am unable to sleep it's me and the tablet and track and field catching up on a few things I missed this weekend. Let's start with the Russian champs which rank up there with the US, Kenya, and Jamaican meets for Games' impact Read More...

Claye, Isi, Lowe, & Kimmons Lead Busy Weekend

Feb 27th, 2012
5:09 pm PDT

There was a lot of activity in what was a long weekend of track and field as multiple day meets took center stage with athletes looking to qualify for the NCAA and World Championships. Clearly we are witnessing the first “peak” of the year, as many folk showed up ready to rock and roll! So many, that I’m going to tackle the highlights by areas of disciplines instead of individuals or individual events Read More...

Video Updates – 2/18

Feb 18th, 2012
9:46 am PDT

For those of you that enjoy competition videos, the Videos page has been updated with the following recent indoor performances: Birmingham Grand Prix, Men’s 60 Hurdles Birmingham Grand Prix, Men’s 60 Meters Adam Kszczot’s 1:44.57 Kirani James’ 45.19 Genzebe Dibaba’s 4:00.13 Anna Chicherova’s 2 Read More...

Video Review – New Balance Boston Indoor

Feb 6th, 2012
4:13 pm PDT

It’s often interesting to review results online, then later have an opportunity to watch video of a race – or in this case two hours of a meet on television. While times and distances certainly have meaning, sometimes it’s how those results are derived that tell a completely different story. Such is the case with this weekend’s New Balance meet in Boston Read More...

Weekend Action, Feb 4/5

Feb 5th, 2012
9:34 am PDT

It’s Super Bowl weekend and football and food are on most people’s minds. The track world seems to have had that in mind when scheduling meets, because the slate was rather sparse. Even so there were still some outstanding performances on the small ovals this weekend. It’s only the first weekend in February, but the field events are already on fire this year, and the event that is leading the way is the women’s pole vault Read More...

U.S. Open Preview

Jan 25th, 2012
5:34 pm PDT

The U.S. Open Indoor meet will be held this weekend, and there are several events worth keeping an eye on, as there will be many top level athletes competing. So let’s take a look at what I think will be the top competitions. Men’s 50 Meters Easily one of the deepest fields of the meet, the men’s 50 has former Olympic & World 100 champion Justin Gatlin (USA); former 100 Meter WR holder Asafa Powell (JAM); and #4 all time in the 100 Nesta Carter (JAM) among the entrants Read More...