Posts Tagged "cheating"

Is Kip Litton a Marathon Fraud? : The New Yorker

Posted by on Sep 24, 2012 in Articles | 0 comments

Marathon Man A Michigan dentist’s improbable transformation.   by Mark Singer August 6, 2012   In July, 2010, Kyle Strode, a forty-six year-old chemistry professor from Helena, Montana, ran the Missoula Marathon. Completing the 26.2-mile distance in two hours and forty-seven minutes, he placed fourth out of thirteen hundred and twenty-two finishers, and won the masters division, for entrants forty and older. Strode is among the most accomplished masters marathoners in Montana, with a personal best of two hours and thirty-two minutes. When he toes a starting line in his home state,...

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Cheating Upwards : New York Magazine

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Stuyvesant kids do it. Harvard kids do it. Smart kids may especially do it. But why? By Robert Kolker Published Sep 16, 2012 http://nymag.com On Wednesday, June 13, Nayeem ­Ahsan walked into a fourth-floor classroom at Stuyvesant High School with some two dozen other students to take a physics test—one of a number of Regents Exams that many New York State high-school juniors are required to take. Small and skinny with thick black hair and a bright, shy smile, Nayeem is 16. Like many ­teenage boys, he seems to straddle two worlds: One moment you see a man, ­another a boy.     Read...

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