Missouri's Phil Bascio was out with Achilles tendon injuries for over two years but is back training with the cross country team this year.
Missouri cross country runner Phil Bascio does core exercises with his teammates at practice on Thursday. Injuries to both of his Achilles tendons kept Bascio from running for two seasons.
Missouri's Phil Bascio had to have major surgery on both of his Achilles because of a condition called Haglund's deformity. He returned to cross country training in early 2012.
Phil Bascio warms up before going on a long run at practice. The Tigers' cross country runner was out with injuries for over two years.