Steve prefontaine

Discover the inspiring journey of Steve Prefontaine, the legendary long-distance runner. Learn about his determination, passion for running, and his impact on the sport of athletics.
Steve Prefontaine as art on the cover of Sports Digest, Ju… | Flickr Vintage Logos, Ideas, Design, Steve Prefontaine, Track And Field, Athletes, Eugene Oregon, Athlete, Steve

Pre as art on the cover of the June 1972 issue of Sports Digest. The issue came out before the US Olympic time trials in Eugene, Oregon, in July. Though the art work features the Olympic rings, Pre is depicted wearing the AAU's jersey for US athletes. The US Olympic jerseys were white with dark blue Olympic rings below the USA letters--they were not worn during the US Trials. The artwork is by Bill Bogusky, a well-known and regarded graphics artist noted for his logo and font designs. This…

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Steve Prefontaine: "To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift."

Steve Prefontaine: "To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift."

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April Pisano
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Above is a photo of Steve Prefontaine. It was taken at Silke Field in Springfield, Oregon, on April 19, 1968. Prefontaine is a junior at Marshfield High School, and he’s just finished his fourth and final lap of the mile, which he completed in 4:23.4. He has yet to grow his signature mustache, but his almost-smiling face and confidence is familiar.

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