26 Feb '15, 4am

Interesting article, particularly the penultimate paragraph.

The coach's pride is clear as he speaks about Darya Klishina, an up-and-coming Russian long jumper who won the bronze medal in last year's European Championships with a leap of 6.65m / 21'10". "Darya was here full time with us starting in January last year. She has made some really good progress. She is an IMG client," notes Seagrave who points out that the horizontal jumper is also working on a modeling career and is also represented by IMG in that pursuit. "One of the big reasons she wanted to be down and here - and we wanted her to be down here - was to help her take a more professional approach with her coaching and preparation. I am really proud of her. Last year she did all of her interviews in English. She is great to work with. She jumped 6.90m [22'7¾"] last year and won the Russian championships. She has had some good performances, but some inconsistencies." Coach...

Full article: http://www.runblogrun.com/2015/02/sensei-of-speed-sprint-...

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