Sports & Recreation

Best Athlete 

Tim Mack

Yes, LeBron James is a phenom, but Tim Mack has won it all. The Cleveland-born pole-vaulter - yes, pole-vaulter - won Olympic gold in 2004. He was a national indoor champion in 2002, and he won the Goodwill Games in 2001. Now, at age 33, he's still hanging around the track-and-field circuit, where 33-year-olds get their protein shakes at the senior-discount rate. He battled a calf injury this year, but scraped his way to a seventh-place finish at the U.S. outdoor championships. And if all goes as planned, he'll be fighting for more hardware in 2006. So until LeBron brings home a ring, Tim will remain the Mack Daddy.
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment


© 2017 Cleveland Scene: 737 Bolivar Rd., Suite 4100, Cleveland, OH 44115, (216) 241-7550
Logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owners.


Website powered by Foundation