Rafer Johnson

August 18, 2017 0

Rafer Johnson is a ground-breaker. An extraordinary athlete and consummate gentleman, Johnson set three world records in track and field’s most demanding sport – the…

Miracle Nine

July 27, 2017 0

The 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin are best remembered for Jesse Owens' four gold medals in track and field.  The lesser known story is that…

Montreal Olympics

July 17, 2017 0

“The Olympics can no more run a deficit than a man can have a baby” -- former Montreal mayor Jean Drapeau, after his city was…

Billy Mills

July 5, 2017 0

Billy Mills is the only American runner ever to win a gold medal in the Olympic 10K. The 1964 Tokyo Olympics featured some of the…

Wilma Rudolph

June 23, 2017 0

Wilma Rudolph is the first American woman to win three gold medals in a single Olympic Games. The daughter of a railway porter father and…