We’ve written about a lot of ladies throwing out the first pitch this baseball season. LA Sol Soccer player Marta, golfer Michelle Wie, and Sparks players Delisha Milton Jones and Tina Thompson graced the blue carpet by throwing out the first pitch at a Dodger Game. Serena Williams showed up to toss the pitch out at a recent Yankees game while Jackie Joyner Kersee and
What better way to get motivated when you’re dreading the end of Christmas break than to watch FloTrack.com’s Best of 2008 Videos. Watch Shalane Flanagan power through a long workout in the wind and at altitude. Watch a recap of the University of Washington’s Lady Huskies’ season that will go down in history as one of the best ever in NCAA Cross-Country. Also, don’t miss
The University of Washington’s Katie Follett, Cross-Country All-American, got interviewed by Flotrack as she completed a workout on the school’s Alter-G treadmill. An Alter-G treadmill allows you to run as if you weigh only a fraction of your actual body weight. This innovative piece of technology has allowed injury-prone runners or runners looking to up their mileage to get in more miles without the pounding
Feb. 1, 2008 – A new century begins at the 101st Millrose Games, as the oldest invitational indoor track-and-field meet in America once again lights up Madison Square Garden. The event, which takes place tonight, will be broadcast Sat. Feb. 2nd at 3:00 pm on NBC. In its first 100 years, the Millrose Games hosted the greatest track-and-field athletes ever known – among them Wilma
Jan. 17, 2008 – A Washington high school track star was booted from competition for wearing Muslim clothing that officials said violated rules requiring solid-color uniforms. Juashaunna Kelly, the fastest mile and 2 mile runner in her district, wore a custom-made two-tone unitard in team colors to a meet in Maryland and was disqualified. The girl’s track clothes, which cover all her exposed skin, had
Basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman grew up playing hoops in Harlem and at Far Rockaway HS in Queens, where she was known as one of the top players in the city – male or female. After she graduated from high school in 1976, Lieberman became the youngest basketball player in Olympic history when she played on the team that won a silver medal at
MONACO – Nov. 25, 2007: Ethiopian middle-distance starlet Meseret Defar and U.S sprinter Tyson Gay were named by athletics’ world governing body, the IAAF, as the top athletes of 2007. Defar, the 23-year-old reigning Olympic champion over 5,000 metres, has been in startling form on the track, winning all her races this season and setting two world records and a world best.