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"Mary Cain's male coaches were convinced she had to get 'thinner, and thinner, and thinner.' Then her body started breaking down," the New York Times reports.
"At 17, Mary Cain was already a record-breaking phenom: the fastest girl in a generation, and the youngest American runner to turn professional. In 2013, she was signed by the best track team in the world, Nike's Oregon Project, run by its star coach Alberto Salazar.
"Then everything collapsed."
* Christine Brennan, USA Today: Nike Can't Be Trusted After Mary Cain's Troubling Allegations.
* Mollie Walker, New York Post: 'Victim-Shaming:' Nike Makes Things Worse After Mary Cain's Abuse Claims.
* New York Times: Track And Field Reacts To Mary Cain Allegations.
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Posted on Oct 11, 2021