Pinterest

Explore 1972 Olympics, Steve Prefontaine and more!

Steve Roland "Pre" Prefontaine (January 25, 1951 – May 30, 1975) was an American middle and long-distance runner who competed in the 1972 Olympics. Prefontaine once held the American record in the seven distance track events from the 2,000 meters to the 10,000 meters.[1] Prefontaine died in May 1975 at the age of 24 in a DWI auto accident.

Steve Roland "Pre" Prefontaine (January 1951 – May was an American middle and long-distance runner who competed in the 1972 Olympics. Prefontaine once held the American record in the seven distance track events from the meters to the meters.

Pre

Steve Prefontaine wasted after setting a new US record in the in a US vs USSR All Stars meet at Edwards Field, Berkeley, CA, July 1971

Steve Prefontaine

Steve Prefontaine (January 1950 - May

Steve Prefontaine leading a cross country race 1969.

Steve Prefontaine leading a cross country race

Galen Rupp running 10k in Olympics. First medal in a distance event for Americans in nearly 50 years.

If you can fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds worth of distance run, ." Galen Rupp running in Olympics. First medal in a distance event for Americans in nearly 50 years.

Steve Prefontaine after placing 4th in the 5000m final of the 1972 Munich Olympics | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Steve Prefontaine after placing in the final of the 1972 Munich Olympics

never-quit:    Steve Prefontaine “Pre”

Never quit on your dreams! There is a powerful driving force inside every human being that can be unleashed!

Pre

Steve "Pre" Prefontaine winning the final at the Olympic Trials on the world-famous Hayward Field track in Eugene, Oregon ("Track Town USA") (July

like in the middle of the night, alone on the track with only my ipod and the stars as witnesses to my speed

I feel like total shit rn omg but hey anyone watching the pats game bc same

Steve Prefontaine: Running Legend.

Reasons to run. sense of acheivment today I completed a goal of mine and boy does it feel damn good

Pre

Bill Dellinger and Steve Prefontaine

Pre

Pre

Pre

Pre

Pre

Pre

Pre

Classic Photos Of Prefontaine

Pre

Pre