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Shorter Shorter
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Frank Shorter
Olympic Gold Medalist, Olympic Silver Medalist, five-time national 10,000 meter champion.

Frank Shorter is best known for his Olympic accomplishments.

As a member of the U.S. Olympic marathon team, he won the gold medal at the 1972 Olympic Games and returned to the 1976 Olympics to win the silver medal. He is a five-time national 10,000 meter champion and a four-time national cross-country champion. Shorter was a strong competitor internationally having won the Fukuoka International Marathon four consecutive years. He was the World Masters Biathlon Champion in 1989 and a gold medalist at the 1971 Pan American Games.

Shorter was admitted to the Colorado Bar Association in 1975 after earning his law degree at the University of Florida. While a law associate at French and Stone, P.C. in 1977, he started his own company, Frank Shorter Sports. He has extensive television commentary experience for NBC-TV as a commentator for the 1988, '92 and '96 Olympic Games. He also commentates for the Boston Marathon and does independent contract work for ESPN, TBS, Fox Sports Net and Golden Gate Productions. Shorter's accomplishments have earned him many endorsements, including Hilton Hotels, United Airlines, Canon Camera, Sanyo Video, Mastercard International and New Balance Athletic Shoes. Shorter lives in Boulder, CO.



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