Quotes About Track And Field

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Quotes About Track And Field

Youd like more people to recognise what you do is special. But I take the attitude that the best thing I can do for my sport is to be the best at it. The best way people will come to recognise that track and field is a great sport is to see athletes excelling at it.
— Maurice Greene —

It was not until the end of my freshman year in high school that I thought I could really have a future in track and field. I definitely did not think I could make it to the Olympics back then, though; I was just focused on making it to the state finals!

— Allyson Felix

I always liked my teachers, and I was in a lot of after-school projects. I was a Girl Scout until my senior year, when I couldn't be a Girl Scout anymore. I was in clubs like Junior Achievement, and I ran track and field. My grades were good, but then toward 11th grade they were nothing. I always went to summer school.

— Amy Sedaris

Many track and field people know that if I stay relaxed and run my race like I'm supposed to, I will be the winner at the Olympic Games.

— Asafa Powell

At the end of the day, if you're a professional athlete in track and field you are the CEO of your company.

— Carl Lewis

Track and field is the best way to reach out for kids. It doesn't matter how fast you are. You always want to beat someone.

— Carl Lewis

I've had some experience in track and field in school, but I did have to train to be able to play Jesse Owens - to be a runner, to be an Olympian.

— Stephan James

While shooting 'Selma,' I would train on my off time with the assistant men's track and field coach at Georgia Tech.

— Stephan James

We played a festival in Ireland once, and in the middle of 'New Slang,' the Scissor Sisters kicked in across the field on this mega stage. It was a little distracting. It was hard to keep track of what I was supposed to sing.

— James Mercer

All our lives are enriched by the leadership and excellence and confidence of female athletes, whether the Mia Hamms and Maya Moores we know or the field hockey, lacrosse and track and field athletes we do not necessarily know.

— George Vecsey

Track and field was very big when I was growing up.

— Usain Bolt

Track and field, because it was something I could do by myself, one-on-one, me against everybody else.

— Jim Thorpe

John McDonnell is the Bear Bryant of track and field.

— Frank Broyles

If my dreams can happen to me, your dreams can happen to you. Champions are not made on the track or field; champions are made by the things you accomplish and the way you use your abilities in everyday life situations.

— Bob Beamon

The more success I have with track and field the bigger my brand is. So I would say I'm more of a brand now, trying to build for the future.

— Usain Bolt

I played everything. I played lacrosse, baseball, hockey, soccer, track and field. I was a big believer that you played hockey in the winter and when the season was over you hung up your skates and you played something else.

— Wayne Gretzky

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