20 Aug '14, 4pm

Stockholm Diary: Jenny Simpson, Chasing Limits, by Larry Eder: The women's 1,500 meters in AREVA Paris meeting...

Stockholm Diary: Jenny Simpson, Chasing Limits, by Larry Eder: The women's 1,500 meters in AREVA Paris meeting...

Jenny Simpson is one of my favorite athletes to interview. Articulate, thoughtful, Jenny understands that part of her job, as a professional athlete, is to be able to communicate her thoughts, her races and her philosophy into a form that can be communicated by modern media. Jenny Simpson ran 3:57.22 on 5 July 2014 in Paris France. Not since August 1983 has an American ran faster, and that was wunderkid Mary Decker Slaney, a figure with as much pathos and bravado as any character from a Greek tragedy. Mary Slaney ran 3:57.00 and set an American record that has not been challenged for thirty-one years. Until, this summer. "I knew I could handle 2:07-2:08 for the 800 meters, but you just do not know." was how Jenny Simpson portrayed the beginning of the race. " I wanted to see how fast I could go in Paris. When Sifan Hassan took off with 300 meters to go, I had someone to ra...

Full article: http://www.runblogrun.com/2014/08/stockholm-diary-jenny-s...

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