Shalane Flanagan Learning How To Stand the Heat Before Rio

She’s been on the starting line at three Olympic Games. She’s faced the world’s best runners at the Boston Marathon—three times. She brought home a bronze medal from Beijing in 2008, which she earned despite suffering a nasty case of food poisoning. But nothing ever rattled Shalane Flanagan quite as much as throwing the first pitch at Fenway Park.

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