Freeport High School (FL) recent graduate and incoming University of Arkansas freshmen Gabe Moore has one simple motto for tomorrow's second hald of the decathlon competition at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: "Time to pick it up". Moore has been competing close with US teammate Harrison Williams (TN) including directly head to head in same heats of 100 and 400 meter dashes on Tuesday. Looking for the hurdles and discus early on Wednesday to help him move up from his current 12th place position in the overall event standings.
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Gabe Moore calls his second place finish at the USA Championships in Sacramento "his biggest accomplishment ever". Moore (on the right with decathlon champion Harrison Williams) recently graduated from Freeport High School finished second in the decathlon and punched his ticket to the IAAFWorld Junior Championships July 5th-6th at historic Hayward Field in Eugene Oregon. He says the competition this weekend was simply amazing.
May 20, 2014 has been proclaimed as Gabe Moore Day in Walton County. The Freeport senior advanced to the 1A State Finals in four events and scored 26 of the team's 29 points. Moore won individual gold in the long jump was second in the 110 hurdles, third in the pole vault, and seventh in the discus. He was presented with the news of "his day" at a school board meeting. Last September, he received the key to the city of the Freeport and September 13th was made Gabe Moore Day in town for a combination of academic achievements and competing in the World Youth Championships in Ukraine. He says he is humbled to see this much support.