Let me start by saying how ridiculously proud I am of my brother.
His work ethic and dedication to his sport is tremendous
To all who have and will continue to support him THANK YOU.
A true champion.
Dorian has been injured since last summer
He just moved to Portland in March to start training with new couch Alberto Salazar
We didn’t know if he would even be able to compete at the trials, let alone be a contender
But he was RIGHT there
lacking his characteristic finishing speed, but it will come, we have no doubts
The moral of this story is: he trained for three months and was not only able to show up for, but compete in the OLYMPIC TRIALS
I know he is disappointed, of course he is. He is a professional athlete. Every time he steps on the track he strives to win. We are so proud of the hard work he has put in and sacrifices he has made to get to this point this year. It was no small task.
Expect great things to come.
Having said all of that, here are some shots of the second day at the Trials
started the day with my new favorite coffee, Dutch Bros.= fabulous
our amazing hosts, whom we met at the USA’s 3 years ago
now we are staying at their house
how cool is that???
Marl and Jill
Can you believe they are track enthusiasts??? Trust me, friends like these are hard to come by 🙂
It was rainy on and off 🙂
Jackie Joyner Kersee!!!!
1st heat of men’s 1500
he was so close
He looked so great out there, but unfortunately did not advance to finals
defending women’s world champion, Jenny Simpson (front left)
Then we came back to the house and made some awesome root beer floats 🙂
And that’s how we roll.