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March 09, 1992

Doc Sandoval Dims for Barcelona

Marathoner Anthony Sandoval, now a cardiologist and the father of five, is trying for the Olympics one more time

April 30, 1990

TRIATHLON CHAMP ERIN BAKER BECOMES A WOMAN ON THE RUN

It was a boisterous lot that crowded the line. Kids, would-be jocks and serious beer drinkers all jostled for advantage before the gun sent them ...

Sept. 19, 1994

A Peacekeeping Force

Warring gangs downshift at Big Willie Robinson's drag strip

Oct. 06, 1997

IRONWOMAN NOBODY IS TOUGHER THAN PAULA NEWBY-FRASER WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH

Here at 8500 feet, a woman is dancing beside the road. She iswearing a multicolored wool cap and baggy blue-and-white-stripedboxer shorts ...

Nov. 13, 1995

DOWNHILL RACER MAD MOUNTAINEER ADRIAN CRANE VIRTUALLY FLEW DOWN THE AMERICAS' HIGHEST PEAK

Twenty years ago Adrian Crane and some fellow mountaineers spenta brutally cold night stranded on Scotland's An Teallachmountain ...

Sept. 05, 1994

Eat My Dust

Jeremy McGrath, all of 22, has run his rivals into the ground

May 29, 1995

THE SKY'S THE LIMIT AMPUTEE TODD HUSTON HAS REACHED THE HIGHEST POINTS IN ALL 50 STATES

In the cold half-light the snowflakes dropped, soft and onlypartly formed, while Arctic winds plucked at and slapped thedome tent. Inside ...

Sept. 20, 1993

King of the Off-Road

Always driving solo, Ivan Stewart has won 57 races, including 12 Baja 500s

June 26, 1995

A FAMILY AFFAIR DRAG-RACING LEGEND CONNIE KALITTA AND HIS SON, SCOTT, ARE IN TOP FUEL'S TOP 10

"Read the book," Connie Kalitta had always said. "It will tell you what to do." But now the pages were turning too fast, and the Top Fuel dragster ...

Oct. 28, 1996

HE HASN'T LOST A STEP BOB BLECHEN WAS SLOW TO BEGIN WITH, BUT HE'S STILL PLAYING SEMIPRO FOOTBALL AT 61

Once, during a football game between the Ventura County (Calif.)Cardinals and the Burbank Bandits, Bob Blechen was pursuing aballcarrier ...

Feb. 10, 1997

A QUICK SCHUSS IN THE WOODS WHEN YOU HOOK UP DOGS TO CROSS-COUNTRY SKIERS YOU GET THE SPORT OF SKIJORING

There is a swell of nervous energy in the air, the sort thatthreads the body and speeds the heart. Then there's the raucousdin of 400 dogs: barks ...

May 03, 1993

Daring Doctor of the Deep

On land Terry Maas is an oral surgeon; at sea he's a free diver who hunts huge tuna

Oct. 21, 1991

Meet a Runnin' and Ridin' Fool

There's precious little fame, to say nothing of riches, in ride and tie, but that doesn't dismay Tom Johnson