Panora native Kip Janvrin looks for a 12th decathlon title as the 92nd Drake Relays begin this morning with the first day of the multi-events. At 35, Janvrin became the oldest U-S decathlete to ever compete in the Olympics last summer and finished 21st at the Sydney Games. It was an experience that Janvrin says completed his career.Janvrin won the gold medal in the Pan American Games in 1995 but, after just missing out on a spot on the U-S Olympic team a year later, Janvrin felt his career had reached its peak.During his many years at the Relays, Janvrin has battled all kinds of weather, including snow flurries. Predictions of nearly ideal conditions will make this year more enjoyable.
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