Rich Roll: From fat dad to ultra-fit father - CNN.com
Rich Roll - from Alcoholic Dad to Ultra-Marathon Vegan Father. Rich Roll was 50lbs overweight and had recently overcome his drinking problems when he turned 40 years old. He was a successful lawyer and father of two, but he had lost his health. He revamped his diet and started training for the next Ultraman. He's since completed 5 Ironman distance triathlons in under a week and been named “Top 25 Fittest Guy in the World” by Men's Fitness Magazine. Pic…
USA's Will Claye pauses and points to the sky after finishing his last attempt in the long jump at Olympic Stadium at the London 2012 Olympics on Saturday, August 4, 2012 in London. Claye finished in third earning a bronze medal.
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The German silver medalist was the first to congratulate Owens and they took a lap of honour around the stadium together as the crowd rose to salute them both. "It took a lot of courage for him to befriend me in front of Hitler," said Owens later. "You can melt down all the medals and cups I have and they wouldn't be a plating on the 24-carat friendship I felt for Luz Long at that moment."