Indoors Pic & Quote #3

CONCENTRATION – “Concentration is the ability to think about nothing except that which you can control; to empty your mind of distractions; to just let your body do what it has trained to do.”  – Jeff Johnson

WHO: Mike Stahr, Carmel High School and eventually Georgetown University

WHEN: Early 1980s

WHERE: Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

WHAT:  Dartmouth Relays

Editor’s Note: Due to the graciousness of Jeff Johnson, John Goegel and others, we are continuing our series begun last spring and through the cross country season on our sister site  For those of you that don’t know, Jeff Johnson was employee #1 for Nike.  He actually is the one responsible for naming what is now a world corporation.  Fortunately for us, he was also a world class photographer of our great sports in the 1960s and 1970s during which he captured thousands of sports photographs.  We are honored and thankful for their choice to use our sites as their medium for sharing their passion.  We hope our presentations can do them justice!

Photos by Jeff Johnson

Quotes by Jeff Johnson from his work in progress: “In Other Words: Things I Think I Said When I Was Trying To Think Of Something To Say.”

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