We watched “Without Limits” about Steve Prefontaine last night, and I found it very moving. It was not a particularly well-made movie — the flaws in direction alone were enough to be distracting — but his story is so compelling that it towers over inferior filmmaking.
And one thing that struck me was just how far the sport of running has come in the past few decades. And yet how much it’s the same as it ever was. Technology is interesting that way.