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Goal-getter — Anderson headed to Beijing after conquering self-doubt and frustration

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  • Joan & Farrell Pilkington
    July 25, 2008 9:07 a.m.

    Lindsey, it was a thrilling experience watching your race at the Olympis Trials. May you experience even greater success in Beijing!

  • Former Weber track alum
    July 23, 2008 11:31 p.m.

    Congrats Lindsey! You are living out my dream. I enjoyed reading your story. Making the Olympic team is an amazing accomplishment. Enjoy Beijing, you've earned it!!

  • EdM
    July 23, 2008 5:26 p.m.

    A great article on an even nicer young woman! I am glad to see that she never gave up on her dreams. As an ex-coach of track and field she wasn't on the "radar" of the bigger schools but got hooked up with a great distance coach in Paul Pilkington and the rest...is just great stuff. Interesting side note: both Paul and Eddie Eyestone will have athletes they have coached in the Olympics. Way to give back guys! That is what it is all about.

  • Wildcats ROCK!!
    July 23, 2008 2:41 p.m.

    As a Weber State alum, I read about your accomplishemnts with so much pride. Good luck, no matter what happens, we are all proud of you!

    By the way, I hear gold medals are nice :)

  • Great example!
    July 23, 2008 10:04 a.m.

    I got a little emotional when reading this article. It's neat to hear her story and focus to push through tough times and come out on top. I will be following her the whole way through. Good Luck!

  • Good luck
    July 23, 2008 8:58 a.m.

    Lindsey will make us proud. She is a woman of great grace and will work toward her goals. Utah will be represented well.

  • Great article!
    July 23, 2008 8:53 a.m.

    As a long-ago competitor and one who enjoys following track and field, I've wondered where this woman came from and what her story was ever since she burst on the scene as national champion in the steeple, since it was bound to be inspirational. What a great story of overcoming self-doubt and excelling in a tough, tough sport. (Maybe it's the pregnancy hormones but I was even a little teary-eyed by the end of the article.) Great job getting this far, Lindsey, and we'll be cheering for you in August!

  • Great Article
    July 23, 2008 8:54 a.m.

    Good Luck!

  • Good luck
    July 23, 2008 5:38 a.m.

    Make us proud, Lindsey!