2004 selected the USA Masters Track and Field Athlete of the Year
At age 85 he set an age-group world record of 34.42 in the 200m at the outdoor championships
2004 at the masters indoor meet in Boston set world records for the 85-89 age group in the 200m at 35.74 and 1:25.15 in the 400m and a US record of 9.86 in the 60m
Has set indoor and outdoor records in the 100, 200 and 400min all age divisions for 75-79 to 85-89
Current champion and record holder in all events in which he competes in Arkansas and the national Olympics
Played on the Stanford University football team and ran high school track at Salinas, CA.
Started running again after Frank Shorter won the marathon at the 1972 Olympics in Munich, Germany, and became serious about masters competition in 1993 when he won the 60, 200 and 400 at the 75-79 age group at the national indoor masters meet in Columbia, MO