SDSU's Thomas impressing by leaps, bounds

May 12, 2013

SDSU's Thomas impressing by leaps, bounds

(by Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune)

At the top of the runway, she bows her head, then bends at the waist and waits for the longest moment.

Eventually, there are three heaves up and down, her entire body moving slowly and slightly, as she asks God to remind her she is ready.

A little bounce.

And then 18 steps of beautiful.

There is no violence, nothing forced, only grace, simply fluid all the way through a hop, a skip and a jump.

Damn, watching Shanieka Thomas triple jump is magnificent.

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