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…

Steve Redgrave

March 23, 2017 0

Several of the most decorated athletes in British Olympics history were born on this date. One of them is the greatest male rower in history.…

Birgit Fischer

September 30, 2016 1

Birgit Fischer is the greatest kayaker ever to paddle a boat. First introduced as a demonstration sport at the 1924 Paris Games, Flatwater [now known…

Miracle Nine

June 14, 2016 1

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…

Rowing

May 25, 2016 1

Rowing is the oldest college sport in America and can be traced back to Ancient Egyptian times. “Crew,” as a noun, can refer to either…