My grandpa's chronograph watch
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My grandpa's chronograph watch

My grandpa would sit and time my sprints with his chronograph watch.

My Grandpa had this really cool watch, except it wasn't a watch-- it was a chronograph. It looks pretty similar to a watch but it also has the capabilities of a stop watch. There's an independent second hand for this.
He used to use it to time my sprints; I was in track and field which is what my grandpa did when he was in school, too. He loved that I followed in his footsteps in that way. My event was the 200-meter dash. We would drive down to the high school track and he'd sit on the side benches and time me and critique my sprinting style.
The parts of a chronograph watch.
The parts of a chronograph watch.
Not my grandpa's but another older chronograph.
Not my grandpa's but another older chronograph.
“He loved that I followed in his footsteps that way.”
He and I when I was little.
He and I when I was little.
He used to time my sprints.
He used to time my sprints.
My grandpa's old chronograph watch.
My grandpa's old chronograph watch.
A newer chronograph that I plan on getting.
A newer chronograph that I plan on getting.

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