Professional athletes have to handle immense amounts of pressure and stress. In fact, at the most recent Track and Field World Championships in Beijing, many American athletes with high expectations didn’t fair as well as they had originally planned. In particular, Molly Huddle had arguably the biggest heartbreak in the 10,000 meters after she failed to run through the finish line thus allowing fellow American Emily Infeld to nab the bronze.
The chatter among fans on the interwebs was loud and clear: Always run through the line! Leave it to Letsrun’s message board to have the boldest statement of all in this thread, “Molly Huddle has done everything right for the past 10 years, One stupid mistake will define her legacy“.
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