-- Usain Bolt on winning the 100 meters in 9.63 seconds, a new Olympic record. - Jon Krawczynski -- Twitter http://www.twitter.com/APKrawczynski --- STRIKE A POSE Winning an Olympic gold medal takes 9.63 seconds. Telling the world's media how you did it and explaining how you feel takes a whole lot longer. Usain Bolt still had a line of trackside television cameras and radio microphones to please one hour after his 100-meter winning run. Most want the now two-time 100-meter champion to strike his signature lightning bolt pose one more time.
Shawn Thomas was born on January 14, 1971. He lived in Walla Walla, Washington until the age of six, then migrated to Kansas. Thomas attended high school at Jayhawk-Linn. A friend got him hooked on running his senior year. They did workouts together, he said, “I thought I would be pretty good at it, so I gave it a shot.” After senior year he attended college at Emporia State University.
This feedback has informed me that I am progressing well as a footballer. School Football In one year of my school football my team reached the final but last year in Year 6 I was chosen by my school to represent them in the Ku-Ring Gai PSSA Football Trials. I successfully trialled for the Ku-Ring Gai team and successfully won selection in the next stage, the Ku-Ring Gai Hornsby Combined Districts Team. I represented the two districts at the Sydney North Gala Day. Major Achievements in Football KDSA Division One Premier – 2007, 2009 KDSA Gala Day Winner –2006, 2007, 2008,
At Reitz we felt the effects of the war first hand with the death of soldier whom was very close in the Reitz Community. Marine Srgt. Brock Baab was a Reitz wrestling coach, big supporter of Reitz, and a father of a fellow classmate. During my Senioryear at Reitz the football team went undefeated with a record of 15-0 and won Reitz’s first official State Title. In 2008 Reitz would receive a new digital score board for the Bowl.
Then in High School, a big group of people spent their whole week trying to beat the seniors at most school spirit. Not to mention the many Saturdays I have spent with the band at different band competitions. In my junior year of high school I became Drum Major of the band and it helped me grow up and be more outgoing. The first year I was drum major the
In 1942, a year after he was made a diplomat of surgery by the American Board of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University, he became the first African American surgeon to serve as an examiner on the board. Charles Richard Drew was the oldest of five children. He was born on June 3, 1904, in Washington, D.C. His father was Richard T. Drew, a carpet layer, and Nora Drew, a school teacher and graduate of Miner Teachers College. As a student, Drew excelled in academics and sports, winning four swimming medals by the age of eight. In 1922 he graduated from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, where he received the James E. Walker Memorial Medal in his junior and senior years for his athletics in sports, including football, basketball, baseball, and track.
After these wins, she was being hailed throughout the world as "the fastest woman in history". Finally, on September 11, 1960, she combined with Tennessee State teammates Martha Hudson, Lucinda Williams and Barbara Jones to win the 400-meter relay in 44.5 seconds, setting a world record.  Rudolph had a special, personal reason to hope for victory—to pay tribute to Jesse Owens, the celebrated American athlete who had been her inspiration, also the star of the 1936 Summer Olympics, held in Berlin,
Lloyd Hall Lloyd Hall was born on June 20, 1894 in Elgin, Illinois. He was an honor student while attending West Side High School in Aurora, Illinois and captained the school debate team while competing in baseball, football and track. Lloyd graduated High School in the top 10 of his class and had to choose between four college scholarship offers. He decided to attend nearby Northwestern University, earning a Bachelor Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry in 1916. While at Northwestern, Hall attended classes with a fellow student named Carroll L. Griffith who would later go on to become the founder of Griffith Laboratories.
Cross Country Not many people know what a 5k or cross country is. To sum it up it’s a 3.2 mile run threw just about every terrain imaginable. It’s a race of endurance and mental strength, and anyone who is competitive would love cross country just as much as I do. I started cross country in the 7th grade and placed in varsity all the way threw 12th grade and it wasn’t a easy ride, I couldn’t even count how many 5k’s I ran but my very first 5k will always be in my mind till the day I die. As a middle school runner I mainly ran 3ks which was ran on the same course as high school but was only 1.8 miles.
The parents didn’t approve of the switch to a drum corps, so Royer started anew drum and let the kids name it, and they picked Vanguard, which is by definition: the leading position of a movement, field, or cultural trend. They were incepted into Drum Corps International(DCI) in 1972. After the VFW and several other drum corps circuits merged. They consistently rank at the top of the competitive drum corps activity with 6 championship titles and 34 consecutive appearances in the world championships. Championships have been held at many different locations, particularly college and NFL stadiums, but DCI currently has a 10 year contract with Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN.