Frederick Carlton "Carl" Lewis (born July 1, 1961) is an American former track
and field athlete, ..... Similarly, though he did not play football in college, Lewis
was drafted as a wide r...
In the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, Carl Lewis (born 1961) became the first ....
to be the typical amateur who's 22 and scared to death and can't believe he won
... He did qualify for the long jump and the 400-meter relay, and a week later he ...
Frederick Carlton "Carl" Lewis (born July 1, 1961) is a retired American track and
field ... The Olympic boycott meant that Lewis did not compete in Moscow. .....
When William McKinley Lewis Jr. died, Lewis placed the gold medal he won for
Lewis had never before reached 29 feet, and this day he did it three times, ...
Born in 1961, in Alabama like the legendary Jesse Owens, Carl Lewis was a late
... who contracted Hepatitis B in 1989 and almost died waiting for a liver
Apr 25, 2015 ... Not long after, he heard from UH track and field coach Leroy Burrell, his longtime
friend ... Dead Man Waiting ... Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis, now
an assistant coach at the University ...... Born in Birmingham, Ala., and raised in
New Jersey, Carl Lewis arrived in ... "We did so much in Houston.
Frederick Carlton Lewis was born July 11, 1961, in Birmingham, Alabama, and
raised ... There, he met his goal of four gold medals, winning the long jump, the
100 meters, the .... Lauria died and Valenti was seriously wounded in the first in a
series of shootings by the. .... Hitler's early years did not seem to predict his rise
Feb 14, 2016 ... Does that sound corny in this day and age? ... Jesse Owens, also known as "The
Buckeye Bullet," was born on September 12, 1913, in Oakville, Alabama. In high
school, he won three track and field events at the 1933 National Interscholastic ...
Owens died from cancer on March 31, 1980. .... Carl Lewis.
Sep 15, 1988 ... He may be on the verge of doing what no athlete has ever done before--win the
100, 200 and the long jump in ... So, did Carl Lewis just roll out of bed with this
incredible ability? ... Lots of people are born with the ability to play the cornet or
the piano--or to run fast or jump far. ... Seizure Led to FloJo's De...
Achievements; Biography; Quotes; Tag me; Video; Gallery; Support ... Carl Lewis
inspires all of us through the hard work and determination that he had shown in ...
He did all of this because of the dedication that he possessed to the sports that
he had chosen. .... It was the year that his father, William McKinley Lewis Jr., died.
Sep 29, 2007 ... Carl Lewis's first job was 'the greatest athlete who ever lived'. ... Owens, observed
of the aftermath of his success: 'That golden moment dies hard.' .... Born Frederick
Carlton Lewis, he was raised in a middle-class community in ... He never came
from the ghetto, but nor does he intend to turn his ...