The Shalane Effect: Building Up and Supporting Others Around You Makes You Better

"But perhaps Flanagan’s bigger accomplishment lies in nurturing and promoting the rising talent around her, a rare quality in the cutthroat world of elite sports. Every single one of her training partners — 11 women in total — has made it to the Olympics while training with her, an extraordinary feat. Call it the Shalane Effect: You serve as a rocket booster for the careers of the women who work alongside you, while catapulting forward yourself."

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It's weird and "petty" that @lindsaycrouse took an unnecessary and off-point dig at @IvankaTrump. But that's a sidebar to the incredible achievements of Shalane Flanagan for others and herself.