Coaching Athletics Quarterly
Monday, 12 March 2018 22:31

Josh Kerr’s American dream

Written by AW- Jessica Whittington
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US-based Scot Josh Kerr is starting to feel he truly belongs at the top level

When Josh Kerr says he’s “getting comfortable”, that doesn’t mean he’s allowing any form of complacency to creep into his athletics. Far from it.

Instead, it signifies that, when it comes to finding himself in esteemed company on the track, he 20-year-old increasingly feels like he belongs.

There was more evidence of that on display as he embraced the experience of his first NYRR Wanamaker Mile last month. Clocking 3:54.72, the Scot shaved more than five seconds from his previous best to finish runner-up in the prestigious indoor race, ahead of athletes including USA’s Olympic finalist Ben Blankenship and New Zealand’s two-time Olympic medalist Nick Willis.

Read more at http://www.athleticsweekly.com/news/josh-kerr-american-dream-81666#ws113X2dzPfqbsSg.99

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