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Last December the Austin Track Club presented the Professional Track & Field Summit. Our speakers included some of the most successful athletes and prominent personalities in our sport: Adam Nelson, Keith Hanson, Amy Acuff, Lauren Fleshman, and Jack Wickens among others. The idea for the Summit was born when then-club manager Jake Morse and I realized that everyone we talked to - regardless of where they were in the country, what they did in or for the sport or how long they had been involved with track - were identifying the same problems and obstacles to athletes’ financial success. Our goal for the Summit was to get the sports’ influencers in one room to do one final round of problem identification and taking stock of what has failed in the past. We put the conference on Flotrack so the entire track community could get on the same page. With everyone aligned, 2013 would...

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