JFIFC    $ &%# #"(-90(*6+"#2D26;=@@@&0FKE>J9?@=C  =)#)==================================================0K" }!1AQa"q2#BR$3br %&'()*456789:CDEFGHIJSTUVWXYZcdefghijstuvwxyz w!1AQaq"2B #3Rbr $4%&'()*56789:CDEFGHIJSTUVWXYZcdefghijstuvwxyz ?t%k8 ʵDU_wcd+Ecj1.~QW"LsI&6~{% H =V]=Ri[v XX$ `FD3j {c҂] <.p: jNQc*ff'ueTv{Vz+iϋ?*dRV)i ?!3Vlqn?^[ru޹xt<;ȣ;H@*x^o♖\{1eMe@UVD6m^k[oc=y*/"m+vApT*s^Ue[eك3n^6>qHS*ɃI r7zU|W3*<.VA):s嘈RE`rihm r鮵Aoqm'5 pAk$;$8yP"UsOc2ƢFPp*ME{i]|jDwQJ&EԂDMkUrp&E.q'QB% of what Coach Kearney is talking about occurred during the Challenge of Champions Race held on June 1, 1997. In this special event in which superstar athletes were pitted in one-on-one competitions, a primed Freeman faced reigning Olympic champion Ludmila Engquist of Sweden. Freeman had an explosive start, and at sixty meters it seemed she would win easily by several steps. But as the race progressed, her technique faltered, and this allowed Engquist to overtake her in the last 30 meters to win 12.82 to Freeman's 12.96. <br>In addition to losing ground to technique, Freeman had been finding it difficult to stay healthy. Coach Kearney remarks,  The hurdles are an extremely violent event i