The sky over Austin is a gloomy slate, but Gabby Thomas couldn’t be in a sunnier mood after thundering through an afternoon workout that would’ve had anyone else scraping themselves off the tarmac.

“I’m really working on tackling the 100 [meters],” says Thomas, a 25-year-old Atlanta native who seems completely unbothered by the threat of rain or the pet pug nipping at her heels. Read More