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Runners with large frames often prefer these shoes for that reason. These shoes are designed to control slight overpronation and most runners overpronate to some degree. It is a shoe designed to offer moderate support and some cushioning a happy medium between those who severely overpronate and those who underpronate.
The next question I have is what does this protest actually do? Are people talking about this? Hell yes they are. Every day on every television show, in offices, in bars, I talked about it with the basketball players I coach. But what has that done? Bring awareness? Sure.
In 2007, at the age most people are enquiring about bus passes, Seasick Steve won the Mojo Award for Best Breakthrough Act. It was a performance of Dog House Boogie on Jools Holland’s New Year’s Eve Hootenanny in 2006 that sent hits on Steve’s website from 75 to 1.7 million. No wonder he’s always got a massive grin on his face one of his previous jobs involved sanding the inside of a fibreglass sewage tank for eight hours a day, forcing him to bath in alcohol to get the fibres out of his skin.
However, the other 50% is very nice. So, don’t expect all of Jacksonville to be fine and dandy compared to Daytona Beach. But as I explored more and more, I learned of plenty of nice areas. Needs to improve his reads and understanding of coverages, not consistently deciphering alignments and the responsibilities of defensive backs. Still finding his downfield touch and his deep balls are lacking. Internal clock needs refinement.
L. Frank Baum’s OzCollecting all 14 or 15 volumes of Oz stories in original hardback editions is a difficult task. A friend of mine collected all of them over the course of 22 years and when she had secured the last one, she donated the rare set to an elementary school not far from her house.