Fleshman has chased athletic dreams from California to Ohio and back again. Success has defined every step of her career--Foot Locker runner-up in high school, three straight NCAA 5,000m championships, and a U.S. 5,000m title--but injury has often followed close behind. She's learned a lot from nine years on the professional circuit. Here in Oregon, a few months before the Olympic trials open downriver in Eugene, Fleshman has finally found herself.
Updated on May 25, 2013, 12:07am