When going through belongings from my childhood bedroom, I found among them something very special. It was a speech I had written and presented at my end-of-season track & field banquet as a senior in high school. This speech, written as a poem, depicts memories of my time on the team and offers some advice […]

Stepping into the gym is like arriving at a track meet: there are numerous competitors, and something is always happening. While sprints, distance events, and hurdles are run on the track, other events take place in the field. Athletes complete in tests to jump the highest, vault their bodies over a very high bar, throw […]