Video–Shalane Flanagan: “I’m a gamer.”

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Jan. 13, 2012

Shalane Flanagan says she’s motivated by the pressure cooker situation that is the Olympic Marathon Trials. ”You put me in a uniform, and you put some flats on my feet, there’s another level that I’m able to reach,” Flanagan said on Thursday.

2012 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials Coverage

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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