Who is the greatest track and field athlete of all time? If you are of a younger generation, the first name that comes to mind is Usain Bolt. Hey, that’s a fair choice. After all, Bolt is an elite sprinter with the world record in the 100-meter dash, the jewel event of track and field.
When Paul Laurence Dunbar hurdler Mario Paul met United States track legend Leroy Burrell at a nationals meet two years ago, he didn’t think much about it. Burrell, the head coach of the nationally ranked University of Houston track and field program, stopped to say hello. “At that time, as...
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Wesleyan College is indeed fortunate that professor photographer Carl Lewis has agreed to share his sports photography in the Mims Art Gallery for an extended exhibit from March 25 to September 3. Gallery hours are 9-5 Monday thru Friday. Over the past decade Carl Lewis had donated countless hours chronicling...
Jimmy Anderson’s relentless pursuit of personal improvement and a desire to push against his advancing years has led him to go down a YouTube wormhole and study the technique of the former sprinter and long jumper Carl Lewis. Aged 38 years and 177 days, Anderson surpassed Richard Hadlee as the...
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James Anderson revealed inspiration from former Olympic sprinter Carl Lewis is helping him prolong his career. Aged 38 years and 177 days, Anderson became the oldest Test bowler to take five wickets or more in Asia with figures of six for 40 against Sri Lanka. The haul saw England dismiss the hosts for 381 in their first innings, ending day two on 98 for two in reply.Not only was this Anderson’s 30th five-wicket haul, but it came from 29 overs across almost two days in baking heat at Galle. Within them were 13 maidens. It was a nod to how...
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James Anderson reveals he has been bingeing on YouTube re-runs of classic sprinter Carl Lewis to help him run faster as the veteran continues to defy the ageing process with 30th Test five-wicket haul against Sri Lanka
James Anderson completed the 30th five-wicket haul of his stellar Test career and revealed his latest devotion to defying the ageing process is to run faster. Anderson, who turns 39 later this year, has been bingeing on YouTube re-runs of classical sprinters like American Carl Lewis at England’s hotel in Galle, where his six for 40 helped England dismiss Sri Lanka for 381 in his first outing since becoming the first seamer to 600 Test wickets last August.