The Pepsi Invitational steeplechase race didn’t even rate live TV coverage earlier this month. But its outcome has been seen by millions around the world, thanks to YouTube.
In the :56 second video, it looks like Oregon senior Tangay Pepoit has the race in the bag, but then starts pumping his arm for the crowd – his big mistake. That’s when UW runner Meron Simon pours it on – and wins!
The look on Pepoit’s face and his reaction is heartbreaking, but Simon shows us that good sportsmanship still exists.
Read the whole story in The Seattle Times.