Though with all the jobs Jesse had he could not do track in the afternoon so his coach made him get there before school so he could practice track. /jesse set Junior high records in the high jump with a 6 foot jump and he set another one in the broad jump with 22 feet 11 inches and 3/4. In high school, Jesse won all his major track events. He set records in the 100 meter dash with 9.4 seconds which also tied the world record. Also in high school he set two world records.
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0 in smashing the record. On the final jump Long had faulted and just like that Jesse won the broad jump. In his last jump Jesse smashed the record again getting 26ft, 5.5 in. Even though Jesse Owens came from a poor family he still had inside of him perseverance, zeal, and courage to be the best Olympic athlete he could be. His legacy has carried on inspiring a whole new generation of track and field athletes.
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While in Chicago, he also leaped a distance of 24 feet 9 5/8 inches in the broad-jump. Many colleges and universities tried to recruit Jesse; he chose to attend Ohio State University because he didn’t want to live well while his parents were almost in poverty, and the track coach found a permanent job for Jesse’s father, and arranged jobs for him to pay for his room, and board. Here Jesse met some of his fiercest competition, and not just on the track. The United States was still struggling to desegregate in 1933, which led to many difficult experiences for Jesse. He was required to live off campus with other African-American athletes.
Knowing he was a gifted sprinter he never thought he would become the fastest man in the world. Bolt then attended the CARIFTA 2001 games receiving a silver in the 400 meter dash running a 48.3secs, he also ran a 21.08 in the 200 meter dash and received another silver medal. Usain Bolt went to another competition at a young age the 2001 ... ... middle of paper ... ...merican. Bolt has said: “I was made to inspire people and to run. I know I am clean.