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Ann Gaffigan (anngaff)

http://steeplechics.com

@anngaff

Overland Park, KS, USA

About anngaff:

Chief Technical Officer, Women Talk Sports. I competed in Track & Field and Cross-Country in college at the University of Nebraska and competed professionally in Track & Field (3000m Steeplechase) from when I graduated in May 2004 until the 2008 Olympic Trials.

anngaff's Favorite Sports:

MMA, Olympics, Running, Soccer, Track & Field

anngaff's Posts:

IAAF Continental Cup Recap - Upsets and Photo Finishes
posted on September 5, 2010 at 7:13pm

For a two-day meet, the IAAF Continental Cup sure seemed to be over in the blink of an eye. While many big names were missing from the start lists, we still saw exciting finishes and surprising upsets. Saturday morning the track events kicked off with ...more

IAAF Continental Cup - Almost $3 Million Up for Grabs for the World's Best Athletes
posted on September 3, 2010 at 9:58pm

The inaugural Continental Cup takes place Saturday and Sunday in Split, Croatia. If you follow track & field athletes on Twitter, you've probably seen some Twitpics (such as this one) of the beautiful hotel and surrounding area they are inhabiting w...more

Diamond League Brussels Highlights - Aguilera PR's, Huddle sets American Record
posted on August 30, 2010 at 7:14pm

The Memorial Van Damme in Brussels on Friday concluded the inaugural Diamond League competition with a bang.  In the women's steeplechase, Women Talk Sports member and USA Champion Lisa Aguilera set a personal best, bettering her former American Rec...more

Sexual Abuse by USA Swimming Coaches is Systemic, Lawyer Says [Podcast]
posted on August 18, 2010 at 6:33pm

In the podcast below, I interview Jon Little, Attorney at Law out of Indianapolis, who represents multiple female athletes who have been victims of sexual molestation by their swimming coaches. Little explains how USA Swimming is trying to pass off the bl...more

Diamond League London - Day 1 Recap
posted on August 14, 2010 at 2:10am

The Aviva Grand Prix (aka Diamond League London) brings us two days of action from the world's greatest athletes. The Crystal Palace has sold out for Saturday's session. Here's a quick recap of Day 1's (Friday's) events: Women's Discus  &n...more

Diamond League London - Day 1 Preview
posted on August 13, 2010 at 1:58am

The Aviva Grand Prix (aka Diamond League London) is going to be not one, but two, days of action from the world's greatest athletes (yeah that's right). The Crystal Palace has sold out for Saturday's session and is on its way to selling out for the F...more

Diamond League Stockholm Does Not Disappoint
posted on August 6, 2010 at 7:08pm

The Diamond League stopped in Stockholm today and did not disappoint, as the world's best athletes once again faced off, as has become the norm this summer, thanks to the new IAAF format introduced in 2010. If you build it, they will come - no longer are...more

Next Stop on the Diamond League Tour - Stockholm!
posted on August 6, 2010 at 3:00am

The next stop on the IAAF Diamond League Tour for the best track and field athletes in the world is the DN Galan in Stockholm. The new Diamond League is resulting in the best athletes competing at the same meets, which means you can bet on an amazing show...more

Herculis Monaco Preview!
posted on July 22, 2010 at 11:37am

The next stop for the IAAF Diamond League tour is in Herculis, Monaco, today. The new Diamond League has made 2010 a very exciting year for track and field, as the fans can look forward to a series of events attracting the best athletes from all events, n...more

Judge spikes QU's Title IX case [Video]
posted on July 22, 2010 at 1:06am

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Track & Field Clinics in Orange County August 7th and 14th - Learn from the Best!
posted on July 21, 2010 at 12:04pm

Olympic gold medalist (2004, 100m hurdles) Joanna Hayes and I are holding two all-day clinics in August at Golden West College in Huntington Beach, CA! Joanna and I have been planning this since the spring with the intention of providing high-quality AND...more

Mark Wahlberg has his Tightie Whities in a Bunch
posted on July 15, 2010 at 11:31am

Enough said.  I was half watching the ESPY's to see who the winners were and half watching Jaelyn when I thought I heard Mark Wahlberg say something to the effect of "Men like looking at women, men like watching sports, so you would think women's sp...more

Chicago Bandits cruise over the Akron Racers with a homer-filled third inning
posted on July 11, 2010 at 1:14am

Written by - Grace Weitz Photo by - Dina Kwit A homer filled third inning and a near perfect game from Bandits’ pitcher, Kristina Thorson, helped the Bandits continue to cruise against the Akron Racers. The Bandits’ bats were noisy all ni...more

Team USA Wins Inaugural World Football Championship
posted on July 4, 2010 at 2:00pm

The United States won the gold medal at the inaugural IFAF Women's World Championship with a 66-0 victory over Canada at the Zinkensdamms IP Stadium in Stockholm, Sweden on Saturday, July 3. The Americans won ever game they played in the tournament AND ...more

Prefontaine Classic - Where Anyone Who's Anyone Competes - PREVIEW
posted on July 3, 2010 at 2:13am

All the buzz on my twitter feed today (well, besides UFC 116) has been about the evening-before events of the Prefontaine Classic, which include the Nike Track Nationals at Hayward Field mixed in with an elite women's 1500m and lots of track and field sta...more

Team USA Shuts out Finland to Reach World Championship Gold Medal Game
posted on July 1, 2010 at 4:30pm

The United States will take on Canada for the gold medal at the first-ever IFAF Women's World Championship at 7pm / 1pm EST on Saturday, July 3, having dominated Finland 72-0 to win Group A this evening. Results from Group A and B: Group A      ...more

Quick Chat with Steeplechic Stephanie Reilly
posted on July 1, 2010 at 1:40am

Stephanie Reilly grew up in County Wicklow, Ireland and went to Providence College in Massachusetts, getting her undergraduate and then Masters degree between 1997 and 2004. Reilly is from a track and field family. Her mother founded the athletic club in ...more

Interview with Lisa Aguilera - 2010 US National Champion in the Steeplechase [Video]
posted on June 29, 2010 at 4:02pm

Lisa Aguilera put the hammer down on the rest of the field in the last lap of the steeplechase at the USA Track & Field Championships on Sunday, storming to her second national title in the event. I talked with Lisa about that race, the changes...more

PPI Women of Power Hour Interview (Podcast)
posted on June 28, 2010 at 5:31pm

I did a Blog Talk Radio interview with Fey Ugokwe, Esq. of Pink Purse International today. Fey's show "The PPI Women of Power Hours" is dedicated to the "career, personal and business interests of all women." A big thank-you to Fey for featuring me in on...more

USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships Wrap-Up
posted on June 28, 2010 at 2:18am

The USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships started Thursday and run through today, Sunday, June 27th, at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa. Below is Sunday's recap of events. Men's Shot Put: 2009 US and World Champ and 2010 Indoor World Ch...more

USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships - Saturday Recap, Sunday Preview
posted on June 27, 2010 at 2:21am

The USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships started Thursday and run through Sunday, June 27th, at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa. Below is Saturday's recap, Sunday's preview and information on how to follow and watch the Championships. In case you ...more

2010 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships - Friday Recap, Saturday Preview
posted on June 26, 2010 at 1:59am

The USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships started Thursday and run through Sunday, June 27th, at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa. Below is Friday's recap, Saturday's preview and information on how to follow and watch the Championships. ...more

USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships - Thursday Recap, Friday Preview
posted on June 25, 2010 at 1:30am

The USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships started today and run through Sunday, June 27th, at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa. The only (non-Junior) finals today were the women's Triple Jump and the men's and women's 10,000m races. Wom...more

USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships - Day 1 Preview
posted on June 24, 2010 at 1:41am

The USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships start today and run through Sunday, June 27th, at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa. For DAY 1 (Thursday), here is your schedule of events: 4:15 3000m Steeplechase Women 1st Round 4:45 800m W...more

Rebecca Donaghue: Cool, Calm and Secretly Tougher Than You (Podcast)
posted on June 23, 2010 at 12:33am

Rebecca Donaghue should put on a clinic about mental toughness. An unsung hero of sorts, she has quietly made her way up the ranks of U.S. distance runners. She ran and raced in pain and often limped from high school until 2005 - about 10 years - until s...more

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