Who Was The Old Guy Who Fell Down In The Boston Marathon Explosion Video? #BostonMarathon
Have you seen the explosions at the Boston Marathon? Some of the video is very graphic. Many questions remain out of the day, one is: Who was the guy who fell down in the Boston Marathon video? We have his name, and age. He’s 78 year old Bill Iffrig. He’s also seen in this picture:
Any information? Let us know.
UPDATE: April 16th, 2013
According to Piers Morgan from CNN, the runner is a 78 year old man named Bill Iffrig. He’s ok after the fall.
Bill Iffrig, a 78-year-old veteran of 45 marathons. He too talked live with the host, explaining the course of events from his perspective:
“I got down to within 15 feet of the finishing apron and just tremendous explosion, sounded like a bomb went off right next to me,” said the man from Lake Stevens, Wash. “The shock waves just hit my whole body and my legs just started jittering around. I knew I was going down and so I ended up down on the blacktop.”
I’m sure this photo will become iconic like the “Tank Man” photo from 1989.