27 Jul '12, 1am

Pat Porter Feared Dead in Plane Crash

Pat Porter Feared Dead in Plane Crash

By Scott Douglas Pat Porter, arguably the greatest cross country runner in American history, died after a small airplane registered in his name crashed in Arizona on Thursday. Police removed the remains of three bodies from the wreckage, the Albuquerque Journal is reporting . Porter's teenaged son is also thought to have been onboard. Porter won eight consecutive national cross country titles between 1982 and 1989. In 1984, he placed fourth at the world cross country championships. Porter was also a two-time Olympian, making the 10,000-meter team in 1984 and 1988. Porter portrayed Lasse Viren in the Steve Prefontaine biopic "Without Limits." A mediocre runner in high school, Porter blossomed under legendary coach Joe Vigil at Adams State in Alamosa, Colo. Known for his hard training, Porter was quoted in a 1986 Kenny Moore Sports Illustrated profile that he'd seen God afte...

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