Frank Shorter Quotes

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Frank Shorter Quotes

I think he had a wake-up call. Its a different kind of race, and I think maybe he didnt take it quite as seriously as he might have, but you can bet he learned a lot of lessons.
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A good athlete always mentally replays a competition over and over, even in victory, to see what might be done to improve the performance the next time.

— Frank Shorter

So, in a way I was hedging and saying that if the Olympic stuff doesn't work out at least I can be a lawyer.

— Frank Shorter

When you are caring about your children perhaps you always have to remember at what point you can become over involved because of something you need rather than something the child needs.

— Frank Shorter

Again, racing for me was about energy management.

— Frank Shorter

The weather is perfect. The gods are shining on us.

— Frank Shorter

It is not the time spent with the child at their activity that is going to produce the highest level athlete. It is in supporting the child in an organized activity - and Bill alluded to this - so the child can find what they truly like to do and let them go.

— Frank Shorter

Intervals and other types of speed work are essential to improve running speed.

— Frank Shorter

My goal is to break three hours in a marathon.

— Frank Shorter

There's obviously some validity to it. But I think it also points out that you obviously can do it on your own because people have been doing it long before they had the stuff.

— Frank Shorter

The marathon is all about energy management. I had planned to run it like a track race with strategic surges to blow up my competitors by putting them into oxygen debt, so that is the way I prepared.

— Frank Shorter

I think the secret of my light, quick, foot strike is related to the fact that I have fragile feet.

— Frank Shorter

I plan to be running as long as I can and have no plans to stop.

— Frank Shorter

I was actually going to law school in 1972.

— Frank Shorter

You have to forget your last marathon before you try another. Your mind can't know what's coming.

— Frank Shorter

Three half-mile repeats on the track at 5-K race pace with a short recovery jog in between shouldn't scare anyone away-and it will improve your speed.

— Frank Shorter

Numbers don't lie. You always seem to remember your workouts as being a little better than they were. It's good to go back and review what you do.

— Frank Shorter

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