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Frank Shorter

Was a member of the U.S. Olympic marathon team. Won the gold medal in the 1972 Olympics and the silver medal in the 1976 Olympics. Also a five-time national 10,000 meter champion and a four-time national cross-country champion. See full bio »

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Spirit of the Marathon
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Without Limits
Without Limits Fred Long
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Personal Best
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 1999 The Hunley (TV Movie)
Union Marine (uncredited)
 1998 Without Limits
Fred Long
 1982 Personal Best
Television Announcer #2
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 2010 Athlete (Documentary)
 2008/I Run for Your Life (Documentary)
 2007 Spirit of the Marathon (Documentary)
Frank Shorter
 1995 Fire on the Track: The Steve Prefontaine Story (Video documentary)
 1979 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Long Distance Runner
- Episode #17.174 (1979) ... Himself - Long Distance Runner
 1973 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
- Episode dated 19 January 1973 (1973) ... Himself

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Won the Gold Medal in the Marathon at the 1972 Summer Olympic Games in Munich, Germany. Won the Silver Medal in the Marathon at the 1976 Summer Olympic Games in Montreal, Canada. It was later found that the Gold Medalist, Waldemar Cierpinski of East Germany, had been using performance enhancing drugs. See more »

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