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Originally Posted by sarals View Post
And the current Women's 60+ Match Sprint World Champion was a crit specialist and she also completed the Silver State 508...
Older masters are like younger juniors where the same racers dominate across the board.

It's the young adult and middle-aged groups where specialization and genetic predisposition are rewarded.

Also, there are some athletes that are gifted enough to be able to train their bodies to perform at the highest levels in both Sprint and Endurance events. Jennie Reed is a modern example. She was top world-class and Olympic Sprinter and Enduro...but not in the same seasons.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jennie_Reed


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