Zola Budd

Born: May 26, 1966

Occupation: Runner

Quotes of Zola Budd

Zola Budd

Tea-shops were to become my favourite haunts in England.

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Zola Budd

Looking back... it's hard to understand what all the fuss was about as things changed in just a few years. When you look at all the things that have happened in the world, it seems very small.

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Zola Budd

Coming from a farming background, I saw nothing out of the ordinary in running barefoot, although it seemed to startle the rest of the athletics world. I have always enjoyed going barefoot and when I was...

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Zola Budd

I will never regret not denouncing apartheid.

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Zola Budd

There were always a couple of loonies who caused all the trouble.

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Zola Budd

I have strong views about South African politics and I still don't feel I need to make public statements.

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Zola Budd

When you sit in America you miss the open plains and you miss the sound of rain and the smell of rain and the smell of the veld. If you're African it's different and I don't think one will ever become...

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Zola Budd

I think it's one of the most natural things for any human to do is to be able to run because it's that flight or fight reaction you have. You either fight or you run away. It's just a natural way for us...

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Zola Budd

I can drink tea until the cows come home and I love the atmosphere in tea-shops.

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