Mile News Tagged Gary D'amato


Olympian runner Don Gehrmann looks back at his accomplishments

July 24, 2012

By Gary D’Amato, Journal Sentinel

PARDEEVILLE, Wis. - He retired from running nearly 60 years ago, so Don Gehrmann's accomplishments are mostly forgotten now, preserved only in yellowed newspaper clippings and brittle documents and in his own mind, where with minimal prodding he recounts races...

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Olympian Favor Hamilton finds true gold

July 21, 2012

As she took center stage no one knew what was going on inside her.

By Gary D'Amato, Journal Sentinel

The finish line was 200 meters away. She just had to hold on for 30 more seconds and the gold medal would be hers.

Suzy Favor Hamilton had trained her entire life for this moment. She'd...

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