It was a photo finish for the ages.
A 99-year-old runner, sneaked by his 92-year-old competitor, winning a 60-meter dash by 500ths of a second. A little lean forward was all World War II veteran Orville Rogers needed to clinch victory.
Just look at how close the two sprinters get at the end of the race earlier this week at the USATF Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships.
Rogers told Runners World he was visualizing the win, a technique he uses to guide his competitive spirit.
“That’s still my objective: I train hard and I visualize crossing the finish line out in front. And I work at it pretty consistently. It’s very rewarding to be able to accomplish what you set out to do,” Rogers said. …
Via: Mashable: Sports