No walk in the park as old rivals fight for Olympic spots

By Fleta Page
Updated April 18 2018 - 10:11pm, first published December 9 2011 - 3:00am

WALKING is not exactly a sport with a household following. When Chris Erickson tells people he's a racewalker, the most common reaction he gets is, ''What was that girl's name who got disqualified in Sydney? I remember watching that.''

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