Tori Bowie Is Walking In New York Fashion Week

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Tori Bowie is heading to Manhattan for New York Fashion Week, according to Elle Magazine

The annual extravaganza of catwalks and industry parties runs from this Thursday through next Friday, February 16 — just one day before the Bowie is scheduled to race the 60m prelims at the USATF Indoor Championships.

The 27-year-old Mississippi native is best known for winning the 100m and anchoring Team USA's 4x100m relay to gold at the 2017 IAAF World Championships (which Elle mistakenly calls the "IAFF Championships") in London this summer, as well as showing out as the United States' top short sprinter at the Rio Olympics, earning gold (4x100m relay), silver (100m), and bronze (200m) medals.

What track fans — including myself — may have missed is that Bowie's perfect sprint form also works well on the catwalk. She modeled in a campaign for Valentino's 2018 resort collection and recently posted an Instagram photo of herself at the Vogue magazine headquarters, captioned, "Thanks for all your time @voguemagazine... I think our first meeting was a success😊."






Bowie says she is "still not sure how exactly it came about" to model in the Valentino campaign. "But it was a great opportunity! I mean, of course, you can’t turn down Valentino! And the experience was great, overall… I know now that modeling is tough; it takes a lot of hours and a lot of energy… I thought modeling was going to be, show up, take a few pictures, pack it up, go home. No. We were on site for like 12 hours!"

The article says she will "appear at various shows and maybe even appear on some catwalks," though in an aggregate post on Cosmopolitan, the author's title claims Bowie "is walking NYFW."

Either way, the experience should make for an interesting warmup to USAs, where Bowie will be expected to make her second straight world indoor team. In 2016, she was runner-up to Barbara Pierre at the U.S. nationals and placed sixth in the world final with a PB of 7.11.

Bowie opened her season last weekend with a runner-up finish in the 60m at the Millrose Games behind Murielle Ahoure in 7.14 — which ties the second-fastest time of her career.



The Q&A is less about track, though, and more about how Bowie does her makeup and hair for the gym (her coach thought if she wore a fro, it would "catch all the air and slow you down") and the best part is when the author asks, "It's cold season. Do you work out even if you're feeling gross?" to which Bowie responds, "Yeah."

Big 12 Preview: Divine Oduduru's Coming Out Party, NCAA Record Chase In HJ

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The Big 12 is one of the most well-rounded conferences in the NCAA, with solid sprint match-ups, distance races and even a potential high jump collegiate record battle set to go down in Ames, Iowa this weekend at Iowa State's 300-meter track. Read on for a rundown of the top events to watch.

14 Athletes Set To Represent Canada At 2018 IAAF World Indoor Championships

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Feb. 14 release courtesy of Athletics Canada:

OTTAWA – Athletics Canada named 14 athletes today, four men and 10 women, to represent Canada at the 2018 IAAF World Indoor Championships that will take place in Birmingham, U.K., from Thursday, March 1, to Sunday, March 4. The team is led by an Olympic medallist, World Champion and features nine athletes who have competed in an IAAF World Championships or Olympic final.

Canadian viewers can watch the 2018 IAAF World Indoor Championships LIVE on FloTrack! 

House Of Run Podcast: Coleman, Nelvis, Brazier Show Out

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On this week's episode of the House of Run Jason and Kevin discuss Christian Coleman's world record, Sharika Nelvis's American record, the doubles by Shelby Houlihan and Paul Chelimo and all the other action from the 2018 US Indoor Championships.

Star-Studded 3K, 60mH Tiebraker Headline 2018 MPSF Indoor Championships

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Teahna Daniels Set To Extend Texas Sprints' Legacy At Big 12s

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Texas sprinter Teahna Daniels wasted no time in becoming the fastest woman in Big 12 history. Less than two months into her NCAA career, back in 2016, Daniels won the 60m NCAA crown in 7.11 — the fastest ever by a freshman and then the fourth-best performance in collegiate history. She hadn’t even won a Big 12 title yet, but it was clear that the Longhorn freshman would soon dominate the conference.

The Best Races From The 2017 Big 12 Indoor Championships

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This weekend Ames, Iowa, will play host to the 2018 Big 12 Championship. Like 2017, FloTrack will have live coverage of the meet as teams chase a conference championship and qualifying marks to the 2018 NCAA Indoor Championships. 

On The Run: NCAA Mile Champion Josh Kerr | Ep. 75

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NCAA mile and 1500m champion Josh Kerr of New Mexico joins Jojo and Kevin to discuss his approach to this weekend’s Mountain West Conference Championships, how his life has changed since he finished second at the Millrose Games, beating Edward Cheserek in the mile, following the collegiate scene growing up in Scotland, and choosing to attend New Mexico before he even visited the school. 

Cas Loxsom On Depression And The Realities Of Chasing The Running Dream

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We caught up with Cas Loxsom at this past weekend's USATF Indoor Championships in Albuquerque after the American indoor record holder dropped out of his race. 

Josh Kerr, Ednah Kurgat Highlight Mountain West Championships

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Some of the nation’s top distance runners will be action during the distance medley relay at the Mountain West Conference Championships. Ednah Kurgat, Allie Ostrander, Dillon Maggard, and Josh Kerr are all expected to play pivotal roles in their team’s chances on Thursday night. Outside of the distance medley relay, the four are expected to be in action throughout the three day meet which you can watch live on FloTrack.

Jon Davis, Isaiah Harris, Danae Rivers & More: Big 10 Champs Preview

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The Big 10 Championships take place Friday and Saturday in Geneva, Ohio, and the action is live on FloTrack. It’s a conference championships, so the meet has an added edge as teams vie for places and points.