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Deland Invitational Meet Summary Sep 28, 2008

Followed by their footsteps, outlined in the predawn dew, slow-moving, blanket-shrouded forms began the day by swishing, slow-motion, in sweats and blankets around Sperlings zig-zaggy course. When, finally, they became energized after the slow rise of the autumn sun, they seemed to be transformed into bunches of charged atoms that vibrated in unpredictable paths, barely contained by boundaries of vegetation, fences, and (to some degree) miles of yellow plastic streamers. Finally, at precisely 8:00, they were lined up, motionless, ready to explode.

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