More than 30 years later, it’s still painful to watch Gabriela Andersen-Schiess stagger around the track in the Los Angeles Coliseum for nearly six minutes.
It’s Monday morning, which means it’s time for the Lowco Lowdown, your one-stop quick read to get up to speed on what happened last week on the local sports scene and what to look forward to this week. Here are this week’s hottest sports topics in the Lowcountry, aside from the solar eclipse, of course (please don't look directly at the sun, or you will no longer be able to read LowcoSports.com):
Bluffton’s Yorlliry “George” Moreno finished off a wire-to-wire win in the Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series on Sunday morning, cruising to a third-place finish in the final event of the five-race series to claim the overall title.
Bluffton triathlete Yorlliry “George” Moreno claimed another overall victory in the Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series on Sunday in James Island.
Hilton Head Island native Jack Felix used a strong swim to set the tone and raced to a seventh-place finish at the West Des Moines CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon American Cup on Sunday.
Jack Felix drives a 2002 Ford Explorer with a cassette player and 200,000 miles. He owns one cassette – Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Greatest Hits. Not exactly the lifestyle expected of a professional athlete.
Hilton Head Island native Jack Felix claimed the overall title at the San Diego International Triathlon on Sunday, earning a $1,250 payday in the process.