Nina Kuscsik earns hall of fame spot
HUNTINGTON, N.Y. -- Nina Kuscsik doesn't remember how she heard an Englishman named Roger Bannister had run a mile in less than four minutes in the spring of 1954, but she vividly recalls what she did next.
Energized by the news, the 15-year-old hopped on her bike, rode through her Brooklyn neighborhood to nearby Wingate High School, climbed over a cyclone fence and ran around the track -- just once -- timing herself in 85 seconds. "I thought, he did it faster, and he did four ...
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