An inspiring account of persistence and determination that led a frustrated baseball player to an Olympic Track double gold medal champion. Learning to set goals, and determining what work you must do to achieve those goals is a lesson in track, business and life.
Red Smith, the famous Sports Writer from the Herald Tribune wrote "The 800 meter final was the most exciting race of the Games. Never, in the history of the Olympics had a runner been passed in the last forty meters and come back to win the race. Tom Courtney did it "