Thursday, May 17, 2007

The Legend: Steve Prefontaine

Get ready for Friday's Track and Field Day by learning about Steve Prefontaine.

Visit Wikipedia's Steve Prefontaine article.

Answer the following questions.

1. Where was he born?
2. What is the common nickname given to Steve Prefontaine?
3. Where did he attend high school?
4. How old was he when he was on the cover of Sports Illustrated?
5. Where did he attend college? Who was his coach?
6. How many times did he win the NCAA cross-country title?
7. In what events did he set the American record?
8. What was his fastest mile time?
9. How did he die?
10. What fitness boom is he credited with helping to inspire?

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