Talent Lies Within. But Where?

Source: NY Times:

As an 800-meter runner at Columbia University, David Epstein often tested himself against his training partner, Scott. Mr. Epstein was a walk-on who had clawed his way onto the varsity team. Scott, the son of two Canadian track standouts, had set a national age-group record in 1997, the same year David had taken up track as a high school junior.


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