Pre: The Story of America's Greatest Running Legend, Steve Prefontaine Topics for Discussion

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How did Pre handle and view his own celebrity status?

Explain Pre's controversial "To hell with love of country" speech in terms of the knowledge you've gained about Steve Prefontaine from this book.

Describe "The Race That Pre Should Have Lost." What was it about the race that many thought would result in a loss by Pre? How does this race fit in with Pre's legend?

How did Pre fight for amateur athletics? What was wrong with the AAU and amateur athletics according to Pre? What was the final result of Pre's efforts?

How can the special relationship between Pre and his Oregon fans - Pre's People - be characterized? What did Pre mean to Oregon track fans, and vice versa?

Describe a typical training regimen for Pre. What was his attitude toward training?

Describe Pre's running style. How does it differ from the...

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