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  • Henk Willemse

    While I am getting older I still feel the urge to better myself, and to me being fit is a balance in life, not just being ripped, not just being...

  • Jasonian Institution

    Carl Lewis - Denied the opportunity to perform at the 1980 Olympics through a US boycott, Lewis was primed for the Olympics being staged in his own backyard. He had it all, determination, consistency & flair. He took the 4 golds he was expected to, amassing 9 Olympic golds, in 5 games. Somehow his PR always came up short. He was roundly booed for only taking 2 of his 6 long jumps in 1984. The IOC voted Lewis - sportsman of the century - in 1999. 1984/Los Angeles.

  • Sean James

    American athlete Carl Lewis wins the first of his four Olympic long jump titles at the 1984 Los Angeles Games

  • Kiersten Miguez

    short bursts of intense effort builds lean muscle interval-training #Fitness #Diet

  • Michelle Farina

    Carl Lewis - adopted a vegan diet to prepare for the World Championships in 1991, where he says he ran the best meet of his life. And he wasn't the only one who held that opinion. After seeing the results of his race, Track & Field magazine remarked, "It had become hard to argue that he is not the greatest athlete ever to set foot on track or field." He

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    Carl Lewis was a sprinter and long jumper who topped the world rankings in the 100m, 200m and long jump events. His world record in the indoor long jump has stood since 1984 and his 65 consecutive victories in the long jump achieved over a span of 10 years is one of the sport’s longest undefeated streaks. Lewis broke ten seconds for the 100 metres 15 times and 20 seconds for the 200 metres 10 times.

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Inspirational Moments: Olympic celebrations - LOS ANGELES, CA - AUG 6 1984: Carl Lewis of the USA celebrates his gold medal win in the Long Jump final during the 1984 Olympic Games. Lewis won the gold medal with a jump of 8. 54 metres at the Colliseum Stadium on August 6, 1984 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Tony Duffy / Getty Images )

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