Sapp. Florence Griffith Joyner

  • Born in Californa

    Born in Californa
    She lived and was born in Californa.
  • Jackie Joyner Kersee

    Jackie Joyner Kersee
    Jackie Joyner Kersee- Encouraged her to keep going.
  • Loved Books

    Loved Books
    Her mom wouldn't let her watch T.V. on weekdays she had to learn to love books.
  • Her Brother Dies

    When she was 14 her brother died by a stry bullet while practicing on th track.
  • Largest Protest

    Tens of thousands of people marched in New York City agianst the Reagan arms build up in the largest protest agianst nuclear weapons in history
  • Landslide Victory

    President Ronald Reagan and Vice President Georgw Bush are reelected in a forty-nine-state landslide victory
  • Bobby Kersee

    Bobby Kersee- Bobby was her coach and always wanted her to keep striding for her dreams.
  • Martin Luther King Day

    Martin Luther King day was first celebrated as an official national holiday on Januarey 20, 1986.
  • Al Joyner

    Al Joyner
    Al Joyner- Al had first seen Florence at the olypmics and thought she was "the most beautiful person".
  • World Record

    World Record
    In 1988 she set a world record for the 100-meter run.
  • Marathon Runner

    She made the transition from being a sprinter to running a maraton when nobody in history was able to do it.
  • She die in Californa

    She die in Californa