25 Apr '15, 4pm

Eliud Kipchoge, winner of the London marathon, remains faithful to the "old school mentality"

Eliud Kipchoge, winner of the London marathon, remains faithful to the "old school mentality"

Eliud KIpchoge, RAK 15, photo by PhotoRun.net Eliud Kipchoge broke out in a wide grin as he broke his last challengers at Chicago in 2014. When I queried him on his demeanor, he smiled and noted that he was feeling good. Eliud is a smart guy. He also would be my pick to play poker with: he can hide his emotions but he misses nothing. Obviously, for Mr. Kipchoge, it was, as American coach and philosopher on all things sport, Yogi Berra once noted, " deja vu all over again", when he broke Kenenisa Bekele in 2014, much like he broke him and El Guerrouj in 2003, at the ripe old age of 18. Eliud Kipchoge is a zen master of racing. He took two years after 2011, fixed his tired body from racing track and cross country for a decade and reinvented himself as a marathoner. Next to Wilson Kipsang, I hold no one currently racing in higher regard. I am not dissing Mr. Kimetto, but Denn...

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