Many emerging Olympic Track & Field athletes in our country depend on the support of the USA Track & Field Foundation to be able to financially support themselves. The Foundation is changing lives and making it possible for these athletes to commit their efforts to the sport full-time.
I am a decathlete in training to make an Olympic or World Championship team and this year I was a recipient of an Elite Athlete Development Grant. At Nationals this year, I placed fourth, just one spot from making the team to Berlin. I have no doubt in my mind that without the grant, I(…)