Last summer, elementary school track and field sensation Anthony 'Ace' Valentine returned from the AAU Junior Olympic Games draped in medals both silver and gold.
Back then, he was merely scratching the surface of what he could achieve. His age aside, the youngster was still learning the basics of his events.
The talent, however, just came naturally.
Earlier this month, Ace did himself one better, capturing wins in the 400-meter dash (1:04.64) and long jump (13-10.75) at the same championship event in Des Moines, Iowa. He also finished fifth in the 200 (28.48).
Rather than push their son, though, parents Craig and Kacy Valentine choose instead to enjoy the...