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JESSE OWENS

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jason walkowski

on 7 February 2014

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Transcript of JESSE OWENS

100 metres men
200 metres men
JESSE OWENS
-Real name is "James Cleveland"
>JC
-Born in Oakville, Alabama
on September 12, 1913
-His parents are Henry and Emma Owens
QUALIFICATION=
-He won three track
and field events at the 1933 Interscholastic Championships
-Then in Ohio State
University, two year later
equaled one world record
broke three world records
HARD LIFE
-beds consisted of blankets on floor
-lucky to even have survived(many diseases and sicknesses)
-12 siblings=3 died at birth
-lived in a small unheated 3 room house
athletic long jump
men=gold medal
8.06m
10.3 secs
GOLD MEDAL
20.7 secs
GOLD MEDAL
HIS LIFE
4(100m) Relay men
39.8 secs
Gold Medal
"Friendships born on the field of athletic strife are the real gold of competition. Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust."
His footprint in this world
-Jesse Owens was the begining of the fight against racism
-In the games he gave hope and got people on his side as he strived to win four gold medals for USA
-He showed that Germany and the nazis were not the best at everything
HE EVEN GOT GERMANS
ON HIS SIDE, HE WAS
THE START OF A FIGHT
THAT CHANGED THE
WORLD
HE WAS THE "BUCKEYE BULLET"
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