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2002 USATF National Junior Olympic
Track & Field DVD

This event coverage DVD is of the 36th annual USA Track & Field’s Junior Olympics National Championships held from July 23-28, 2002 at Burke High School in Omaha, Nebraska. This meet had over 6,000 athletes who competed for entry into the 2003 IAAF World Youth Athletics Track & Field Championships, which took place in Sherbrooke, Canada. Age divisions were broken into the standard classification of Bantam, Midget, Youth, Intermediate, and Young Men/Women for this competition. When you order your DVD from the USATF Store you will need to select what event and then you will get coverage of only that event for all the age brackets. Select from the sprints, hurdles, distance, steeplechase or relay events to watch the young athletes giving it their all. You can view the complete race results prior to placing your order to make sure you will be seeing the athlete who interests you the most.

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2003 USATF National Junior Olympic
Track & Field DVD

Here you will find race coverage from the 37th edition of USA Track & Field’s National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships from Tropical Park Stadium in Miami, Florida from July 29 to August 3, 2003. This event had over 9,000 entries from more than 6,500 athletes as they competed in one of the following age divisions: Bantam, Midget, Youth, Intermediate, and Young Men/Women. Full Results can be viewed at USATF.org prior to placing an order through their Online Store. When selecting an event you will get a DVD that features all five age brackets, including the first rounds and finals of only the event requested (the 1500 meter race and combined events do not provide complete race coverage). If you are a USATF member you will receive a discount on pricing and if you plan on ordering more than one event do it right up front to save on shipping costs.

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2004 Olympic Games Event Footage

If you are seeking coverage of an individual track & field athlete or are interested in one specific event than these DVDs of Athens Olympic competition may be the answer for you. Here you will find one event per disc for your personal viewing or for educational purposes. These DVDs are not intended for conventional DVD players for your TV, instead you will need to use your DVD player on your computer (Dartfish compatible). Enjoy the sprints, hurdles, relays, distance races, and on the 10,000 and 5,000 meter races you will have only "side view" clips allowing for better analysis of form and technique from each viewpoint. Place your order directly from the USATF store. This footage is owned by the International Olympic Committee and the United States Olympic Committee.

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2006 Adidas Track Classic

The 2006 adidas Track Classic video shows athletes breaking decades-old records, including several close finishes, in the windy conditions at the Home Depot Center. Bernard Lagat challenged Rashid Ramzi of Bahrain in the men’s 1,500 meters who ran the fastest time on American soil by clocking 3:32.34. The fastest time in the world this year was posted by Wallace Spearmon in the 200 meters. Andrew Rock won the 400 meters and Derrick Williams won the 400 hurdles by leaning at the finish. In women’s action Veronica Campbell was challenged by Lisa Barber in the 100 and Sanya Richards took an early lead and won the 200 event. Michelle Perry took the lead on the 8th hurdle to finish in 12.61 and Sarah jamieson dominated the 1,500 meter by winning in 4:05.54. For all the results visit the USATF website.

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2006 AT&T USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

On the final stop of the 2006 Visa Championship Series, this year’s excitement ended in two $100,000 performances for Visa Champions Kerron Clement and Lashinda Demus (setting a personal best in the 400 hurdles, 53.07). On the last day of competition six athletes set world-leading marks at Michael A. Carroll Stadium. Bernard Lagat was the first man in history to win both the 5,000 and 1,500 meters at this championship. Dominique Arnold won his first championship in the high hurdles,13.10, ahead of Terrence Trammell. Wallace Spearmon took the 200 in 19.90 and the 800 meter title was retained by Khadevis Robinson in 1:44.13. On the women’s side you will see Hazel Clark in the 800, Sanya Richards in the 400, Ginnie Powell in the 100 hurdles, and Treniere Clement in the 1,500 meter. The USATF maintains complete results of all the action.

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2006 Nike Prefontaine Classic

Although the Prefontaine Classic has been broadcast on television for many years, this is the first DVD production that is available to purchase. Watch the co-world record holders dominate their sections of the 100 meters. In the Bowerman Mile nice of the 13 competitors dipped under the four minute mark with Bernard Lagat winning in 3:51.53 just ahead of last year’s winner, Alex Kipchirchir. The hurdle events were close with Michelle Perry and Liu Xiang both winning their specialties. Other winners include Bershawn Jackson, Wallace Spearmon, LaShawn Merritt, Sanya Richards, and Maria Mutola winning her 14th consecutive 800 meter run. These types of performances illustrate why many consider this meet to be the best in the United States each year. Complete results can be found through the USATF who also offers this DVD for sale.

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2006 Reebok Grand Prix

Here you can see Meseret Defar from Ethiopia set a World Record in the women’s 5,000 meters as she ran 14:24.53 in the last event of the day. Earlier action did not disappoint as the fastest 100 meter dash by an American on U.S. soil was posted by Justin Gatlin in 9.87 seconds. A strong field in the mile brought ten men under the four minute mark with Rashid Ramzi taking the top spot. Marion Jones competed for just the third time of the year in winning the 100 meters. This DVD is for sale from the USATF where you can also go for a complete listing of results.

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2006 USA vs. the World at the Penn Relays

Dating back 112 years, the Penn Relays has a deep tradition. The 2006 meet had 49,771 spectators for the final day who were delighted by the performance in the men’s 4 x 400 relay with the four teams all finishing within .74 seconds of the winning time of 3:00.09. There were two record-setting performances, including a thrilling win for Kenya in the distance medley relay and Team USA in the women’s sprint medley relay. If you happened to miss the NBC broadcast you can still order this DVD from USATF to watch all the action. Also visit their website for complete results.

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2007 Adidas Track Classic

May 20, 2007 at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California. Two American records and one world mark fell during a day of world-leading performances at the Adidas Track Classic. You will see the fastest women’s two mile ever by Meseret Defar (9:10.47), Tyson Gay pulled ahead to win the 100 meters (9.79, +2.5 wind aided) for men, an outstanding field in the men’s 200 meters with Wallace Spearmon winning in 19.91, and Michelle Perry winning the women’s high hurdle event in 12.58. This DVD covers all the action and has 97 minutes of television broadcast coverage. View all the results to see what other athletes competed and visit USATF.com to purchase this DVD to watch again and again.

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2007 AT&T USA Outdoor Track & Field Champs

In this 2 disc set is four hours of exciting championship action as originally broadcast by NBC sports. The fastest 100m-200m double in history by Tyson Gay (9.84/19.62) highlighted the event and also earned him Visa Champion honors. On the women’s side it was Tiffany Williams, and her 400 hurdle mark of 53.28, who won top honors. Overall there were 10 Michael A. Carroll stadium records broken from the 1,041 athletes entered. Alan Webb set a meet record in an exciting 1,500 meters, James Carter took to long hurdle race, Dee Dee Trotter won the women’s 400 and Jennifer Barringer was the winner in the steeplechase. For complete meet results visit USATF who also makes this production available to purchase.

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2007 Nike Prefontaine Classic

At Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, 6 meet records fall during the 14 running events. American Nick Symmonds Movie of the Month, September 2007had a furious kick in the 800 meters and was named the USA athlete of the meet for his performance. The Bowerman Mile had six people under four minutes and the fastest ever on US soil by Kenyan Daniel Komen. Austrialian Craig Mottram set a national record when winning the two mile and Matt Tegenkamp set a US Record in the same event coming in third. Maria Mutola of Mozambique takes her 15th consecutive title in the women’s 800 meters. You may purchase this 96 minute DVD directly from the USATF and visit Preclassic.com for complete results of all the races.

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2007 Reebok Grand Prix

Welcome to New York City for this second stop on the Visa Championship Series held on June 2, 2007. Before a sellout crowd there were multiple all-comers meet records being delivered as well as numerous world-leading performances. Ethiopia’s Tariku Bekele held a distance running clinic in the 5,000 meters event. Americans Bernard Lagat and Alan Webb were in fine form when they met in the mile and Tyson Gay comes one step closer to showing his dominance in the 100 meters. There is also great action in the 200 meters and high hurdle events. Order your copy at the USATF store and to see all the times posted at from Icahn Stadium see the meet results.

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2007 USA vs. the World at the Penn Relays

Available from USATF.com comes this 98 minute television coverage from the April 28th action from Franklin Field. Once again the atmosphere was electric for the 113th edition of the Penn Relays. The U.S. finishes with a 5-1 record in the USA vs. the World competitions where the best athletes from countries like Kenya, Russia, China, Jamaica, and Great Britain take on the Americans. Some of the meet highlights include a three-team wire-to-wire 400m relay, a star-studded (Gay, Spearman, Patton, Crawford) 4x100m race, and American women’s medley team. Individual performances by world-class sprinter Tyson Gay and American middle distance standout Nick Symmonds also leave lastings impressions on over 100,000 people who were in attendance. Complete results for all the action can be found at PennAthletics.net.





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