Newly crowned National long jump champion Alain Bailey, the man scheduled to take over from the fruitful career of James Beckford is headed for the world championships believing that a medal is well within the realm of possibility.
The Arkansas Razorback won his first national title in June on his last jump with a personal best of 8.21 metres that put him a lot closer to some of the best jumpers in the world this year.
"The jumps this year have not been out of my reach. There have been guys jumping what I jumped at the national trials and on any given day 8.30m can get a medal. That’s not far, that’s not out of my reach," he said….Read More