Tara Davis recently smashed the indoor national record of 21-7.5 in the long jump as she flew 21-11 in the long jump at the Dunamis Sports Group Prep Classic. The previous national record was a 36-year-old record held by two-time olympian & world medalist, Carol Lewis. Will Tara Davis be the next American record holder in the long jump? Only time will tell!
The environment at The Star on Friday night was electric. The biggest moment of the night came when Tara Davis (Agoura, CA) pumped up the crowd and leaped to a new U.S. #1 and national record mark of 21'11". Davis is from California but competes in Texas quite a bit because she has family in the DFW area. "With them here they gave me the most support I've ever had at a meet, so it's overall just the best feeling," said Davis after her jump. Davis's jump shatters Carol Lewis's (Willingboro, New Jersey) 36-year-old national record mark of 21'7.5". Coincidentally, that record was set in Dallas back on January 31st, 1981, so there's something to be said about indoor track in North Texas. Davis will compete in the triple jump and 60mH's tomorrow. Watch the jump below and follow along with all our coverage from the Dunamis Sports Group Prep Classic. Become a MileSplit Universal member and watch LIVE on FloTrack. Tara Davis's (@tar___ruh) 21'11" is a new high school indoor national record! https://t.co/T8WXdgscqY pic.twitter.com/GpmAVLp98N— Texas MileSplit (@TXMileSplit) February 11, 2017 Related Links:Meet PageProgression of The Indoor Track At The StarDallas Cowboys Stadium To Host New Indoor EventDunamis Indoor Meet Talk with Steve McBrideWhat Started the Dunamis Indoor Track and Field Meet?WATCH LIVE WITH MILESPLIT UNIVERSALSIGN UP FOR MILESPLIT UNIVERSAL HERECalifornia's Tara Davis Prepares For Dunamis Sports Group ClassicTara Davis v.s. Jasmine MooreMeet Entries
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Reed Brown and the Pursuit For The Sub 4Southlake senior Reed Brown took the mile by storm on Saturday night. He went out guns a blazing and never looked back. You could tell he was in pursuit of a sub-four mile. He took the first 200m out in right around 30 seconds and hit the 400m mark in 1:00.07 he then followed that up coming through 800m in about 2:01.30. So he was just off the pace for breaking the sub 4 barrier at the 800m mark. At the 1K mark, he hit 2:32.50 and continued to dip from there. The performances although not sub-four is still extremely impressive for a solo attempt at the feat indoors. Browns final time of 4:06.40 ranks U.S. #2 only behind Rhode Island's D.J. Principe. We're super excited to watch Brown run this track season as a sub four performance is on the horizon for this young star. In a larger field with national-caliber talent, like NBNI there's not telling what could happen, it's only a matter of time before we witness history. Lap by lap breakdown of Brown's sub four attempt:200 - :30400 - 1:00.70600 - 1:30.00 (approx.) 800 - 2:01.301,000 - 2:32.501,200 - 3:04.501,400 - 3:36.40Mile - 4:06.40BOYS ONE MILE RUN FINALSPLACEATHLETETEAMRESULTWINDH#1Reed Brown12Southlake Carroll4:06.4012Justin Botello12Pflugerville Henderickson4:23.1813Charlie Gardner12Southlake Carroll4:23.411Related Links: Thousands of Photos From All 3 DaysHundreds of Race Videos & InterviewsFull ResultsMeet Page
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Mary Kathryn Gibson is only 11-years-old but on Friday night she ran with the college girls. Gibson has been running for years and said she was not nervous at all racing aginst the older girls. "Before I run my dad gives me a strategy so I know what to do," said Gibson confidently.Gibson not only tore it up in her heat of the 3K but also ran the mile earlier in the day running 5:38. She will be hitting the track a few more times this indoor season before going into outdoor. Check out the whole interview with Mary Kathryn and her dad Rick above. Section 2 1 Reives, Michelle Midwestern St. 10:55.06 2 Jackson, Natalie Abilene Christian 11:03.34 3 Gibson, Mary Kathryn Unattached 11:10.53 4 Flores, Naila Texas A&M-Cc 11:12.39 5 Hardee, Rebekah Texas A&M-Cc 11:14.84 Related Links:Meet PageProgression of The Indoor Track At The StarDallas Cowboys Stadium To Host New Indoor EventDunamis Indoor Meet Talk with Steve McBrideWhat Started the Dunamis Indoor Track and Field Meet?WATCH LIVE WITH MILESPLIT UNIVERSALSIGN UP FOR MILESPLIT UNIVERSAL HERECalifornia's Tara Davis Prepares For Dunamis Sports Group ClassicTara Davis v.s. Jasmine MooreMeet Entries
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After more than a 30-year hiatus, a major indoor track and field event for collegiate and high school athletes is coming to North Texas.
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The girls 60m dash at the Dunamis Sports Group Prep Classic produced the fastest three times in the country on Saturday. Check out the results and more from the meet below. Event 217 Girls 60 Meter Dash Prep Classic ========================================================================== Name Year School Finals Alternate ========================================================================== Finals 1 Washington, Sydney Xtreme Force TC 7.36 2 Harris, Kaylor Elite of Mesquite 7.39 3 Brown, Alexis flash 7.40 Related Links: Thousands of Photos From All 3 DaysHundreds of Race Videos & InterviewsFull ResultsMeet Page
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Lakewood Ranch senior John Rivera competed in his third indoor contest of 2017 at the Dunamis Sports Group Prep Classic in Texas and picked up his second win in the 800m run. Rivera, who has ran in Ohio, North Carolina, and now the Lonestar State jumped out to the front early and never looked back, crossing the line in a new PR of 1:53.38.
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Team Abigail is running to raise awareness for Congenital heart disease or CHD. CHD is an abnormality in the heart that develops before birth. Coach Baileys daughter, Abigail was born with CHD. The team is running to raise money and awareness of the disease. Follow them on twitter for updates @teamAbigail619. Read their full story here! Related Links:Thousands of Photos From All 3 DaysHundreds of Race Videos & InterviewsFull ResultsMeet PageRam Tough Relays PhotosWeekend ResultsALL Dunamis Sports Group Classic Videos
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At the Dunamis Sports Group Prep Indoor Classic, in Frisco, Texas, we were able to catch up with Roy Martin. Roy Martin is the Texas state record holder in the 200, with his 20.13. His record was set in 1985 and was the U.S national record until it was recently broken last year, by Noah Lyles (20.09) of Alexandria, VA.Watch, as we talk with Roy Martin about his past, his present, and his future with running. Oh year, he hints to a 150m race that he promises to win by a large margin and set a record. .32 - Talks about Noah Lyles breaking his national record1:05 - Talks about his Dallas Roosevelt days vs. Hawthorne HS (Cali) at Texas Relays1:45 - Talks about what he's doing today2:00 - Talks about competing again and guarantees a win by 25m and setting another record3:00 - Talks about the Dunamis meet and the facility and running back in 85Related Links:Thousands of Photos From All 3 DaysHundreds of Race Videos & InterviewsFull ResultsMeet PageRam Tough Relays PhotosWeekend Results
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