“The opportunity to win a major championship comes along only two or three times a year, while the opportunity to be a champion presents itself every day.””
Where: AAU Championships – Miami, Florida
What: As a high school senior, Pre raced the 3 mile in what is synonymous to the USATF Championships of today. He placed 4th in 13:43. At the time, this was #3 HS all-time for an American.
Who: Steve Prefontaine
Want to learn more about Pre?
“Pre- The Story of America’s Greates Running Legend, Steve Prefontaine” – by Tom Jordan
Great article on Pre’s HS Training
Photos by Jeff Johnson
Quotes by Jeff Johnson from his work in progress: “In Other Words: Things I Think I Said When I Was Trying To Think Of Something To Say.”
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