18 Feb '13, 8pm

Sometimes, Less is More: Aries Merritt is Effervescent Hurdle Perfectionist, by David Hunter, note by Larry Eder,...

Sometimes, Less is More: Aries Merritt is Effervescent Hurdle Perfectionist, by David Hunter, note by Larry Eder,...

Aries Merritt, WR, 12.80, photo by PhotoRun.net Merritt didn't fully refine his new start technique until late February of 2012. "I just went to indoor nationals to instill the rhythm of the 7-step approach. I was still trying to learn how to do it properly. And I wanted to get in as much racing in as I could because I knew the only way I was going to learn to do it properly was in a race setting. It took all of those races leading into the indoor nationals to get it right." And get it right, he did. With the 7-step run up to the first hurdle becoming second nature, Merritt breezed through the indoor rounds and captured the national 60 hurdle final -- upsetting pre-race favorite Dexter Faulk who came into the 2012 championship with the world's fastest indoor hurdle time. Merritt's abbreviated 7-step approach proved to be the difference. And suddenly Merritt knew: sometimes...

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