Let me tell you something, all of my life people have said to me, “You’re too small, Pre. You’re not fast enough, Pre. Give up your foolish dreams, Steve!” But you know what, they forgot something: I have to win. There’s no fallback here, no great stride, no long legs –nothing!
Steve Prefontaine (Jared Leto) in the sporting biopic film Prefontaine (1997)