Olympic Gold

by Frank Shorter

Book Reviews

  • 1972 Olympic Marathon Gold Medalist Frank Shorter from his book Olympic Gold (circa 1984) on the perils of early specialization in youth sports. Also note, his advocacy for weight training for distance runners — remember this was in 1984! https://t.co/MAWHNhMagmLink to Tweet

About Book

The 1972 Olympic marathon gold medalist, whose triumph launched the running boom in the United States, reviews the role of running in his life, his techniques and training methods, and the performance of other leading runners