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Perfection, the Olympics and Our Future Hope

Author: Kyle PorterCategory: Culture

In 1973, Secretariat won horse racing’s Triple Crown by taking the Belmont Stakes in New York by a preposterous 31 lengths. How could a single beast gallop that much faster than all the other beasts? He was called “a tremendous machine” by CBS announcer Chic Anderson on the broadcast. In an ESPN SportsCentury episode produced 25 years later, it was revealed that Jack Nicklaus, ...

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