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Mary Decker Slaney tells Jason Henderson how she gets her fitness fix these days

Athletics Weekly

Jason Henderson sits down with Mary Decker-Slaney to discuss how she gets her fitness fix these days. It is now many years since Mary Decker Slaney hung up her track spikes and these days her main sporting target of the year is the Elliptical Cycling World Championships, which is held every October just outside San Diego. Struggling with both arthritis and the after-effects of more than 30 surgical operations for injuries, she is unable to run freely or without pain. But riding an elliptical bicycle allows her to enjoy a similar feeling and movement to running, only minus the pounding. “It has,” says her husband Richard, “been a godsend to her.” Read the full story>>