Werner Hoeger, emeritus professor of kinesiology, recently finished writing the latest edition of his fitness textbooks (this is the 63rd, all combined) and has been running track and field master’s events. Books include “Fitness and Wellness,” “Principles and Labs for Fitness and Wellness,” and “Lifetime Physical Fitness and Wellness.”
In addition, he finished third at the USA Track and Field Indoor National Championships in the mile, and third and fourth, respectively, in the 800-meter and 1,500-meter races at the National Senior Games. Hoeger is a former Venezuelan national champion in gymnastics and competed for Venezuela in luge at both the 2002 and 2006 Olympic Games.
Hoeger reached All-American status with USA Track and Field in 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016.