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Calvin Smith II follows in father's footsteps

Updated: June 19, 2013, 3:19 PM ET
Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa -- In grade school, teachers always asked him to bring his father in for show and tell.

In high school, track coaches wanted him to invite his dad to practice.

For Calvin Smith II, sharing the same name and being the son of Calvin Smith carries a lot of weight. It's not easy following in the footsteps of a former world-record holder, world champion, Olympic medalist and Hall of Famer.

That's why, at an early age, the son decided he wasn't going to be a 100-meter ...

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