How many ways can we say, “ Roman Šebrle of the Czech Republic is the world’s greatest performer ever in the century-old tradition of the decathlon? " I can think of at least five: Šebrle’s uniqueness, longevity, consistency, achievements, and attitude combine to place him in a league of his own. Here’s why.
The Decathlon's nice in that you get to know the other athletes. It's almost like everyone helps each other out. We're all out there trying to win, but at the same time there's a friendship there too. It's always fun going to meets and catching up with the other guys - Tom Pappas