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My concentration level blocks out everything. Concentration is why some athletes are better than others. You develop that concentration in training and concentrate in a meet.

My concentration level blocks out everything. Concentration is why some athletes are better than others. You develop that concentration in training and concentrate in a meet.

Lots of people let it go by and never accomplish what they want. I just wanted to see what I could do. ---->>>

I overcame size with mechanics.

I overcame size with mechanics.

I always got my work done before playing. ---->>>

I was always a mean and lean athlete - not tall - not large.

I was always a mean and lean athlete - not tall - not large.

The joint lubrication was not what it was when I was competing, and I decided that not having arthritis or rheumatism for the rest of my life was a lot more important to me than returning to the track. ---->>>

Stretching was a major part of my preparation. ---->>>

I used biomechanics to save time when I was competing. ---->>>

I always had to keep improving my skills in order to remain competitive and keep winning. ---->>>

Both parents supported my becoming a world class athlete. ---->>>

I never struggled with injury problems because of my preparation - in particular my stretching. ---->>>

My father was also a principal of a school and mother was a curriculum advisor. Both were educators. ---->>>

I wanted to go to medical school. But, I never got a college scholarship. ---->>>

I went to Moorehouse College. There was no track and field there. ---->>>

One of my major competitors was Harold Smith. Smith beat me in 1977. I was loafing during that competition. ---->>>

In particular, I studied German and Russian biomechanics. ---->>>

My father was an all-American football player. ---->>>

I didn't get an athletics scholarship at a major school. ---->>>

I was always more of an academic than a jock. ---->>>

In digital world, sport provides opportunity to bring people together. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 08-31, 1955
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, USA
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Occupation: Athlete
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Edwin Corley Moses (born August 31, 1955) is an American former track and field athlete who won gold medals in the 400 m hurdles at the 1976 and 1984 Olympics. Between 1977 and 1987, Moses won 107 consecutive finals (122 consecutive races) and set the world record in the event four times. In addition to his running, Moses was also an innovative reformer in the areas of Olympic eligibility and drug testing (wikipedia)