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Both parents supported my becoming a world class athlete.
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I always got my work done before playing.
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I always had to keep improving my skills in order to remain competitive and keep winning.
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I didn't get an athletics scholarship at a major school.
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I never struggled with injury problems because of my preparation - in particular my stretching.
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I overcame size with mechanics.
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I stretched with a ballet dancer. I began to think of myself as a ballet dancer.
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I used biomechanics to save time when I was competing.
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I wanted to go to medical school. But, I never got a college scholarship.
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I was always a mean and lean athlete - not tall - not large.
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I was always more of an academic than a jock.
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I went to a small private school that was highly academic, and that was a major reason I became the athlete I did.
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I went to Moorehouse College. There was no track and field there.
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I would have been happy to see if I could run 50.5 seconds or so just to qualify for the US Olympic trials.
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I'm sure I wouldn't have been an Olympic champion if I had gone to any other school.
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I've always tried to keep my body in top physical condition, but for me my main consideration has been my diet.
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In digital world, sport provides opportunity to bring people together.
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In particular, I studied German and Russian biomechanics.
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Lots of people let it go by and never accomplish what they want. I just wanted to see what I could do.
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My concentration level blocks out everything. Concentration is why some athletes are better than others. You develop that concentration in training and concentrate in a meet.
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My father was also a principal of a school and mother was a curriculum advisor. Both were educators.
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My father was an all-American football player.
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One of my major competitors was Harold Smith. Smith beat me in 1977. I was loafing during that competition.
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Sebastian Coe and I were the first track and field athletes to make money doing it.
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Stretching was a major part of my preparation.
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The joint lubrication was not what it was when I was competing, and I decided that not having arthritis or rheumatism for the rest of my life was a lot more important to me than returning to the track.
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