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Jesse Owens at the Berlin Olympics. Leni Riefenstahl

BERLIN - 1936 : Jesse Owens of the USA in action in the mens at the 1936 Summer Olympic Games held in Berlin, Germany. Owens won a total of four gold medals in the Olympics, winning the mens final, final and the long jump competiton as we

Inspiring Woman: Wilma Rudolph, Athlete (1940-1994) Because in 1960 she was the first American woman to win three gold medals in a single Olympics.

Inspiring Woman: Wilma Rudolph, Athlete Because in 1960 she was the first American woman to win three gold medals in a single Olympics.

1954, Helsinki was Emil Zatopek's Olympics. Never before, and probably never again, will an athlete win gold in the 5,000, 10,000 and marathon. Emil Zatopek was a supreme athlete, who trained with an intensity and focus, rarely matched. His athletic achievements were legendary, but, Zatopek was also a man of great integrity. In the Prague spring of 1964, Zatopek paid for his integrity by being sent to work in a mine, after publicly supporting the Czech democrat ....

1954, Helsinki was Emil Zatopek's Olympics. Never before, and probably never again, will an athlete win gold in the 5,000, 10,000 and marathon. Emil Zatopek was a supreme athlete, who trained with an intensity and focus, rarely matched. His athletic achievements were legendary, but, Zatopek was also a man of great integrity. In the Prague spring of 1964, Zatopek paid for his integrity by being sent to work in a mine, after publicly supporting the Czech democrat ....

Just found Jim Thorpe's signature. Olympian, one of the most famous athletes in the history of the world. Sac and Fox Tribes?

Jim Thorpe won the gold medals in the 1912 Olympic decathlon and pentathlon. In Thorpe was stripped of his Olympic titles, medals and awards due to racism.

PINNED IT BEFORE AND I'M PINNING IT AGAIN

Audrey Hepburn "and history remembers her as pretty" Ahhh.Yes history might, "remember her as pretty" but we admire her because she demonstrates that true beauty comes from within and she never missed an opportunity to show hers.

The Apache Kid escaped from a train transporting Apache prisoners to Florida and returned to Arizona by traveling at night. He was convicted of assaulting and attempting to kill Al Seiber but escaped and was never again apprehended. He is said to have been Al Sieber's best scout, possessing almost unbelievable vision.

The Apache Kid escaped from a train transporting Apache prisoners to Florida and returned to Arizona by traveling at night. He was convicted of assaulting and attempting to kill Al Seiber but escaped and was never again apprehended.