Frank Shorter Quotes


37 Frank Shorter quotes:



"I think it is that parents just don't kick their kids out the door as much as they used to. I think the demise of sandlot sports has had a lot to do with it."
"I admire runners older than I - they are now my heroes. I want to be like them as I grow older."
"In other words we have marketed our way into this health crisis."
"You don't run 26 miles at five minutes a mile on good looks and a secret recipe."
"As I've been able to once again gain the benefits of speed work, I'm enjoying my running more and more."
"Being in school is the best place to be if you are an athlete because you can structure your own time."
"Hills are speedwork in disguise."
"Intervals and other types of speed work are essential to improve running speed."
"It is just called Continuing Legal Education. You can go to lectures, you can even listen to tapes on airplanes - they want you to stay current. So you do have to stay current to maintain your license even if you are not practicing."
"Running with others can help get you out when you might otherwise blow it off."
"When I am totally race fit, I don't worry about breathing or technique - they take care of themselves."
"Really, I think that going out and playing with your friends is kind of becoming a lost art, with the kids in the neighborhood."
"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."
"For the novice runner, I'd say to give yourself at least 2 months of consistently running several times a week at a conversational pace before deciding whether you want to stick with it. Consistency is the most important aspect of training at this point."
"I graduated from Yale in 1969, from the University of Florida Law School in 1974, and passed the Colorado bar and was admitted in 1975."
"I started in law school in '71 and graduated in '74. So I was training for the Olympics, running or averaging around 20 miles a day and going to law school full time."
"I was actually going to law school in 1972."
"To put it another way, Michael Jordan was a gym rat."
"Yes, winning the gold medal was undoubtedly the biggest day of my career - mostly because I won the way I had prepared to run it. It was a totally satisfying experience."
"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."



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