*T&FT Rewind No. 28 – Allyson Felix

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Allyson Felix is the most complete sprinter of the modern era of either gender – and when you see her gym work you will get to see how much effort it takes to make her long striding serenity look so effortless! Click image to view video clip

*T&FT Rewind No. 27 – Ann Packer

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T&FT Rewind No. 27 Ann Packer had just narrowly failed to win the Tokyo 1964 Olympic 400m and then ran the 800m final like the novice she was. Barely visible for 600m and then boxed in she found a way to run free to show the sprinter she was to win and set a WR […]

*T&FT Rewind No.26 – Wilma Rudolph

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*T&FT Rewind No.26 – Wilma Rudolph Wilma Rudolph won 3 sprint gold medals at the 1960 Rome Olympics having recovered from polio as a child. Interesting that in spite of setting a 200m Olympic record in her semi-final of 23.2 she ended up in the far from suitable lane 1 of the cinder track – […]

*T&FT Rewind No. 25 – Sally Gunnell

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*T&FT Rewind No. 25 – Sally Gunnell Sally Gunnell’s 400m H successes culminating in her 1993 WR performance at the World Championships in Stuttgart following her Olympic victory in Barcelona the previous year. Click image for video clip

*T&FT Rewind No. 24 – Jan Zelezny

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*T&FT Rewind No. 24 – Jan Zelezny Jan Zelezny the three time Olympic Javelin champion whose eccentric but effective style transfixed us for so long: never has a javelin experienced such a whippy explosion of propulsive force from the body of an athlete that frequently ended up with legs akimbo, all joints straining and often […]

*T&FT Rewind No. 23

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*T&FT Rewind No. 23 Edinburgh 1970 CG Men’s 5000m was a Scottish 1-2 with the two Ians, Stewart and McCafferty defeating the then top two of all time Ron Clarke and Kip Keino in a classic race of the era – after the dawdle of the early laps it was WR pace thereafter and an […]

*T&FT Rewind No. 22 – Ed Moses

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T&FT Rewind No. 22 – Ed Moses  All time great Ed Moses’s record breaking 400m Hurdles career analysed and respectfully appreciated by contemporary intermediate hurdle event specialist and fellow champion Felix Sanchez with insights from the great man too. Click image for video clip

T&FT Rewind No. 21 – Jonathan Edwards

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T&FT Rewind No. 21 Jonathan Edwards  Jonathan Edwards, the flying man…. with all of his major performances and jumps including the extraordinary 18.43m wind assisted Lille leap in 1995, his 18.29m world record later that year in Gothenburg and other medal winning events including his 2000 gold in Sydney. The human bouncing athletic bomb. Click […]

*T&FT Rewind No. 20 – Mexico 1968

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T&FT Rewind No. 20 Tommy Smith, John Carlos and Peter Norman and their role in the Mexico 1968 200m final and medal ceremony was an iconic moment in sporting history – all three medalists paid the price and were vilified in the years that followed in equal measure. If you have the chance to see […]

*T&FT Rewind No. 19

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T&FT Rewind No. 19 Dorothy Hyman and barefoot Bruce Tulloh head GB team’s 5 gold medal haul at the 1962 European Championships in Belgrade Click image for video link  

*T&FT Rewind No. 18 – David Rudisha – London 2012

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T&FT Rewind No. 18 David Rudisha with his London 2012 800m gold medal winning “Athletics performance of the Games” with echoes of Filbert Bayi and appreciated in this commentary by 1980 800m winner and ace racer himself Steve Ovett – a sublime gun to tape run… just magnificent.   Click here for video clip  

*T&FT Rewind No. 17 – Paula Radcliffe

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T&FT Rewind No. 17 Paula Radcliffe improves the Women’s Marathon WR in London in April 2003 at the pinnacle of her talent on both the track and roads from her 2002 Manchester CG 5000m and Munich Euro’s 10000m gold medal exploits through to her 2005 Helsinki World Champs gold medal Marathon victory. Click on image […]