31 Aug '17, 2pm

An Olympian Is Remembered for Pouring His Life and Love Into the Running Community

An Olympian Is Remembered for Pouring His Life and Love Into the Running Community

“I don’t even think he finished,” said Will Leer, a competitor and close friend of Torrence’s, in a phone interview on Wednesday with Runner’s World . “During the swim, he was so cold. He was too skinny to warm himself up—it was just ridiculous. Then he had to do like 1,000 burpees as a penalty for all the obstacles he couldn’t complete. He was just a nut job—just so funny.” Torrence, 31, who competed for Peru (where he was a dual citizen) in the 5,000 meters at the 2016 Olympics, was found dead on Monday morning in a condominium complex swimming pool in Scottsdale, Arizona. A cause of death has not yet been released by the Maricopa County medical examiner. He had recently returned to the Phoenix area from his hometown of Malibu, California, to train at Altis, a coaching center for elite track and field athletes. Since Monday, many fans and friends have shared their memori...

Full article: https://www.runnersworld.com/elite-runners/an-olympian-is...

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