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Steve Prefontaine's Biography

Steve Roland "Pre" Prefontaine (January 25, 1951 – May 30, 1975) was an American middle and long-distance runner. Prefontaine once held the American record in the seven distance track events from the 2,000 meters to the 10,000 meters. Prefontaine died at the age of 24 in a car accident.

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"To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift." Steve Prefontaine, Nike, reception, Beaverton, Oregon, USA
"To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift." Steve Prefontaine, Nike, reception, Beaverton, Oregon, USA
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Steve Prefontaine News Stories

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    Olympic Track & Field Trials in 1968, and nothing was more unique or picturesque than the high-altitude venue at Echo Summit on an oval carved out of the El Dorado National Forest. Viewers momentarily lost sight of runners on one curve behind
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Steve Prefontaine Blogs

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    Steve Prefontaine redefined what we expected from athletes. He embodied the idea that the spirit of an athlete is what will prevail in competition; that to do less than one's best is to sacrifice the gift. Lillard has the same “I play angry”
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    During the time period after “My So Called Life” and before Requiem For A Dream, Leto starred as Steve Prefontaine in the 1997 film Prefontaine about the Olympic runner who was killed in a car crash 3 years after the 1972 Olympics.
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      Blog Source: www.bryantarchway.com | 5 months ago
    Tossup between my two heroes of different aspects of my life, Eminem (music) and Steve Prefontaine (running). I think I'd have to go with Eminem just because of his incredible prestige. Plus I'm really curious how it feels to be a Rap God. 4.

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