Loie and I have known John for some years now …

Comment on LETTER: John Bell – my fight with Robert de Castella by Ian Sharp.

Loie and I have known John for some years now and have always been impressed with his enthusiasm for running, life and Windy Hill. He is one of life’s larger than life characters, a man of passion and vision. He is certainly not a racist, indeed he was important in the success of the NY Marathon project, working closely with the young blokes. It is surprising and disappointing that Rob de Castella has made this allegation. Perhaps because of the weakness of his case in this dispute against John?

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