XCThis documentary features the men’s and women’s cross country teams from Western State College of Colorado (WSC) in Gunnison, Colorado. Over 42-hours of footage was recorded during the 2005 season, including much of the training and all the meets, to produce an intimate look at the trials and tribulations of competitive cross country running and racing. Award winning independent director and WSC Film Professor, Justin Zimmerman, is joined by producer Scott Drum, a WSC Exercise & Sport Science Professor. Visit Zimmerman’s YouTube Page to veiw a two and a half minute trailer as well as the entire film, broken into four sections. The total length of this production is 16:44
XO Invite ’05This is a 3 minute highlight DVD (mixed with music) from the best Oregon High School invitational, the XO Invite. Hosted at the historic Hayward Field on the University of Oregon, this meet is second only to the Oregon State Championships for these prep athletes. With over 30 schools bringing the best of their varsity squads you get to see such action as 5 women breaking 13 seconds in the 100m, Bianca Mathabane taking both hurdle events (14.73, 44.77), and Benson breaking 4:00 in the mile relay. On the boy’s side you will find Andrew Perri battling Nate Anderson (both under 1:54) in the 800 meters, and much more running action. View this production online or you can order this DVD at a very reasonable price directly from the producer, Matt Barnhart Productions.com. If you competed there and want footage of your particular race, just drop Matt an email and see what he can do to fill your request. For all the official results go to Team XO.
XO Invite ’06This is the 3rd Annual XO Invitational hosted by Club XO (ex-Oregon athletes) held at Hayward Field at the University of Oregon on April 15, 2006. Although it was raining this year, some of the competitions were hot on the track with the team title for the women coming down to the last event, the mile relay. The meet had co-performers, Bianca Mathabane from Lincoln who won both hurdle events for the second year (15.29 & 45.72) and Sandy’s Sheryl Page, who won both the 800 and 1500 meter races for new meet records (2:14.10 & 4:39.71). With 42 Oregon high school teams represented, this one day event is a snapshot of what may come at the the state meet to be held at the end of May. With complete coverage of the A races, you will also get many B races, field events, and some athlete interviews. You can order a Standard DVD or if you are wanting to pay more and get a personalized version you will find your races indexed, provide more footage, and include lap splits on the longer events. Visit Matt Barnhart Productions.com to review your options and place an order. For an article about the meet and complete results visit Team XO.
XV Olympic GamesHere you will witness Olympic coverage from Helsinki, Finland. This film was introduced in 1952 in 16mm format and was recorded onto 3/4 inch U-matic tape in 1988. It is a Hansen Production that lasts 32 minutes with photography by H. Lee Hansen and narration by Braven Dyer, Sr. Captured are scenes from the Olympic village, Opening ceremony, High jump, Womens’ and mens’ discus, Shotput, 110m hurdles, 3,000m steeplechase, mens’ and womens’ 100m, Long jump, 800m, 10k walk, Pole vault, Hammer throw, 5,000m, Javelin, 200m, Triple jump, 400m hurdles, 1500m, Decathlon,and Marathon.
The athletes who won gold in the running events are recorded below:
Men’s 100 m: Lindy Remigino, USA, 10.4
Women’s 100 m: Majorie Jackson, Australia, 11.5 (Equaled Olympic Record)
200 m: Andrew Stanfield, USA, 20.7
400 m: V. George Rhoden, Jamaica, 45.9 (Olympic Record)
800 m: Malvin Whitfield, USA, 1:49.2 (Olympic Record)
1500 m: Josef "Josy" Barthel, Luxembourg, 3:45.1 (Olympic Record)
5000 m: Emil Zátopek, Czech Republic, 14:06.6 (Olympic Record)
110 m Hurdles: Harrison Dillard, USA, 13.7 (Olympic Record)
3000 m Steeplechase: Horace Ashenfelter, 8:45.4 (World Record)
Decathlon: Bob Mathias, 7887, (World Record)
Marathon: Emil Zátopek, Czech Republic, 2:23:03.2 (Olympic Record)