Wednesday, September 18, 2013

National High School Sports Hall of Fame 2013 Inductee Forrest Jamieson

Great reads if you want to learn about one of the most influential men to the sport of high school cross country.

First is his Hall of Fame induction article:!halloffame/c2zz

Second is his detailed biography:!forrest-jamieson/c13jj


hank said...

Deserving Honor for Jamieson. He's the one that got this 8th grader into running track when he saw me running around the basketball courts in PE at Terman - little did I know I'd still be running 45 years later. I then ran into Jamieson again in '75 when I was a steepler at San Diego State and he was an AAU official. He suggested, for speed reasons, that I try hurdling the water barrier (which I had NEVER seen anyone do at that point in time). I tried it and realized it was impossible to do. He said, "Mark my words, the world class athletes will hurdle the water jump", he was always ahead of his time.


Albert Caruana said...

Thanks for sharing Hank. Today's runners should know his name.

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