Posts Tagged: TRACK AND FIELD

BIKINIS

While You Freeze To Death, Here’s Michelle Jenneke Enjoying A Beautiful Australian Summer

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Australian hurdler Michelle Jenneke is enjoying a beautiful summer of bikinis and track medals while everybody in the US freezes to death. Seems fair.

CHRISTIANITY

A Cross Country Runner Dropped Out Of A Championship Race Because She Drew Number 666

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A Kentucky high school cross country runner dropped out of a regional championship race because she drew bib number 666. Because that means THE DEVIL.

LANCE ARMSTRONG

Here’s An Easy Joke: WADA Is Investigating Jamaican Athletes For Doping

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The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is investigating Jamaica for skipping out on drug tests before the London Olympics. Get it, Jamaica doped.

2016 RIO OLYMPICS

Good News, Everybody Else: Usain Bolt Is Retiring Soon

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Usain Bolt announced that he would be retiring after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Good news, everybody else who runs!

FATTIES

Here's Your Feel-Good Fat Guy 100m Dash

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I don’t know the background of this video and I don’t really care, because I want to believe that this guy woke up one day and said, “F*ck it, it all changes NOW” before logging on to Zappos and ordering a bunch of running gear.

JUSTIN GATLIN

Usain Bolt Lost A Race, Get His E! Show Ready

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Remind me again - what happens when the world’s fastest man loses a race.

children

Meet The Cow That Jumps Hurdles In Belgium

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An 11-year old Belgian girl taught a cow how to jump hurdles.

2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS

Nick Symmonds > Ryan Lochte

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I have a ton of respect for America’s Olympic athletes, from the young ladies of the Fierce 5 to the members of the Men’s Basketball Team (yes, even LeBron James) and even for a stuttering human meatloaf like Ryan Lochte.

BOGGLE

Sports On TV: King Of The Hill’s 25 Greatest Sports Moments

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Previous 'Sports On TV' columns (for <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/07/sports-on-tv-saved-by-the-bells-20-greatest-sports-moments#page/1" target="_blank">'Saved By The Bell'</a> and <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/07/sports-on-tv-full-houses-20-greatest-sports-moments#page/1" target="_blank">'Full House'</a>) have been fun to write but a pain to suffer through for research, because seriously, have you tried watching an 8th season episode of 'Full House' in 2012.

HURDLES

Surprise! The World Isn’t Reacting Well To Michelle Jenneke

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/michelle-jenneke-sexy-hurdler-eating.jpg"></a>Last week (Jesus, has it only been a week.

ANIMAL CRUELTY

Sports On TV: Saved By The Bell’s 20 Greatest Sports Moments

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Welcome to the first edition of With Leather's newest, least cool weekly feature ever: SPORTS ON TV, where we countdown the greatest sports-related moments from your favorite, mostly not sports-related television shows.

AUSTRALIA

More On Michelle Jenneke: Gorgeous Hurdler, Sudden Internet Sensation

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Yesterday afternoon we shared with you the video of <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/07/michelle-jenneke-australian-hot-dancing-video" target="_blank">19-year old Australian track and field star Michelle Jenneke</a> winning the 100m hurdles at the 14th IAAF World Junior Championships in Barcelona, and while that in itself is not necessarily the recipe for viral video success, a beautiful woman go-go dancing before destroying everybody at hurdles is.

AUSTRALIA

Meet Michelle Jenneke, Hottest Hurdler Ever

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IMPORTANT EDIT: If you're seeing this for the first time, make sure to also check out our <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/07/more-on-michelle-jenneke-gorgeous-hurdler-sudden-internet-sensation" target="_blank">unnecessarily thorough follow-up, featuring GIFs, every picture we could find and some slow motion video</a>.

assholes

Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad Is Officially My Least Favorite Athlete

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This colossal dickface wins the 3,000 meter steeplechase gold medal at the European Championships in Helsinki and celebrates by shoving an adorable mascot who happened to be a 14-year old girl.

ACCIDENTS

Usain Bolt Hates These Flowers

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Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has two great talents: <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2010/01/faster-than-a-bolt-of-lightning" target="_blank">being the fastest person in the world</a> and <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/05/usain-bolt-dumped-his-hot-girlfriend-for-one-of-several-dumb-reasons" target="_blank">steamrolling blondes</a>.

ARDEN MCMATH

As Snarky As We Get, Don't Forget That Sportsmanship Is Awesome

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After years of the <a href="http://warmingglow.uproxx.com/tag/florida-or-ohio" target="_blank">'Florida Or Ohio?'</a> game making criminals and ridiculous people easy to geographically identify, it looks like the people of Ohio are getting it together -- on the heels of <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/05/tearjerking-story-of-the-day-matt-finishes-his-run-at-field-day" target="_blank">the most inspiring Ohio elementary school field day of all time</a> comes the story of West Liberty-Salem High junior Meghan Vogel, a state champion in the 1,600 meters who turned her burned-out 3,200 meters performance into the best acts of sportsmanship you're likely to see.

2012 OLYMPICS

Usain Bolt Dumped His Hot Girlfriend For One Of Several Dumb Reasons

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If <a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/olympics-fourth-place-medal/usain-bolt-dumped-girlfriend-focus-olympics-145124469.html;_ylt=AvLwO6LTpPey8D_R9bjeoFvYupV4;_ylu=X3oDMTFpYTZoOGQ2BG1pdANTdXBlciBCbG9nIEluZGV4BHBvcwMxMQRzZWMDTWVkaWFCbG9nSW5kZXhUZW1w;_ylg=X3oDMTFlamZvM2ZlBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdAMEcHQDc2VjdGlvbnM-;_ylv=3" target="_blank">Fourth Place Medal</a>'s headline had been the end of the story ("Usain Bolt dumped his girlfriend to focus on London Olympics") I would've disagreed with his decision, but I would've understood.


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