Christophe Lemaitre runs 9.98 at French Championships, photo by PhotoRun.net.
Christophe Lemaitre is the real thing. This kid is a diamond in the rough. If you watch how he races, one knows, that with some technical help, Christophe Lemaitre could run much, much faster. Let’s see what he does at the European Championships in two weeks!
Watch the video I have attached below, and after watching, check out this thoughtful column by blogger Conway Hill, The View from the FinishLine : http://theviewfromthefinishline.blogspot.com/2010/07/lemaitre-breaks-10-second-barrier.html
Larry Eder has had a 51-year involvement in the sport of athletics. Larry has experienced the sport as an athlete, coach, magazine publisher, and now, journalist and blogger. His first article, on Don Bowden, America's first sub-4 minute miler, was published in RW in 1983. Larry has published several magazines on athletics, from American Athletics to the U.S. version of Spikes magazine. He currently manages the content and marketing development of the RunningNetwork, The Shoe Addicts, and RunBlogRun. Of RunBlogRun, his daily pilgrimage with the sport, Larry says: "I have to admit, I love traveling to far away meets, writing about the sport I love, and the athletes I respect, for my readers at runblogrun.com, the most of anything I have ever done, except, maybe running itself." Also does some updates for BBC Sports at key events, which he truly enjoys. Theme song: Greg Allman, " I'm no Angel."