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Frank Shorter's Profile

Brief about Frank Shorter: By info that we know Frank Shorter was born at 1947-10-31. And also Frank Shorter is American Athlete.

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To put it another way, Michael Jordan was a gym rat.

Tags: Another, Gym, Put

What you did was live on very little. I think all of us that were competing - Bill is the same way - you don't need much to live.

Tags: Bill, Competing

When I am totally race fit, I don't worry about breathing or technique - they take care of themselves.

Tags: Care, Themselves, Worry

I think he had a wake-up call. It's a different kind of race, and I think maybe he didn't take it quite as seriously as he might have, but you can bet he learned a lot of lessons.

Tags: Learned, Might, Seriously

I think it is that parents just don't kick their kids out the door as much as they used to. I think the demise of sandlot sports has had a lot to do with it.

Tags: Kids, Parents, Sports

It is just called Continuing Legal Education. You can go to lectures, you can even listen to tapes on airplanes - they want you to stay current. So you do have to stay current to maintain your license even if you are not practicing.

Tags: Education, Legal, Listen

It is not the time spent with the child at their activity that is going to produce the highest level athlete. It is in supporting the child in an organized activity - and Bill alluded to this - so the child can find what they truly like to do and let them go.

Tags: Child, Level, Time

The irony of that is, what makes it kind of ironic, is when you do become successful as a professional athlete in particular, a lot of the young children who are emulating these stars do have a different perspective.

Tags: Children, Successful, Young

The marathon is all about energy management. I had planned to run it like a track race with strategic surges to blow up my competitors by putting them into oxygen debt, so that is the way I prepared.

Tags: Debt, Energy, Run

The potential elite runner must realize that hard means hard, easy means easy and they must patiently seek out what combinations work for them. They have to learn to be persistent and patient with their training and racing.

Tags: Hard, Training, Work

Yes, winning the gold medal was undoubtedly the biggest day of my career - mostly because I won the way I had prepared to run it. It was a totally satisfying experience.

Tags: Career, Experience, Winning

For the novice runner, I'd say to give yourself at least 2 months of consistently running several times a week at a conversational pace before deciding whether you want to stick with it. Consistency is the most important aspect of training at this point.

Tags: Give, Training, Yourself

A good athlete always mentally replays a competition over and over, even in victory, to see what might be done to improve the performance the next time.

Tags: Done, Good, Time

Experience has taught me how important it is to just keep going, focusing on running fast and relaxed. Eventually it passes and the flow returns. It's part of racing.

Tags: Experience, Keep, Racing

Again, racing for me was about energy management.

Tags: Again, Energy, Racing

Hills are speedwork in disguise.

Tags: Disguise, Hills

I started in law school in '71 and graduated in '74. So I was training for the Olympics, running or averaging around 20 miles a day and going to law school full time.

Tags: Law, School, Time

You don't run 26 miles at five minutes a mile on good looks and a secret recipe.

Tags: Good, Run, Secret

Because running fast is more fun than running slow.

Tags: Fast, Fun, Running

I admire runners older than I - they are now my heroes. I want to be like them as I grow older.

Tags: Admire, Grow, Older

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