Movie: Prefontaine [1997] Movie: Prefontaine [1997]

Movie: Prefontaine [1997] Movie: Prefontaine [1997]

Bill Bowerman:
Nobody can coach desire, Pre.

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Steve Prefontaine:
So, what have I got going for me?


[stands]



Steve Prefontaine:
Why does some kid from Coos Bay with one leg shorter than the other win races?


[pauses]



Steve Prefontaine:
Let me tell you something, all of my life people have said to me, "You're too small, Pre. You're not fast enough, Pre. Give up your foolish dreams, Steve!" But you know what, they forgot something: I have to win. There's no fallback here, no great stride, no long legs--nothing!


[sighs]



Steve Prefontaine:
I'm sorry.


[puts head down]

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[Referring to the Nike "swoosh."]



Steve Prefontaine:
Looks like needless wind resistance to me.

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Mac Wilkins:
I live for the discus. I hate Christmas and Thanksgiving and Easter - anything that breaks my routine.

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