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  • All about him

    Jesse Owens weight 185 lbs and his hieght was 5'10'. His hiar color was black and his eye color was brown. His nickname was The Buckeye Bullet.The name of his high scool was Cleveland East Technical and his college was Ohio State
    University.
  • Birth Date and Place

    Birth Date and Place
    Jesse owens was born in September,12 1913 he die in
    March 31, 1980 in Tucson, Arizona Buried in Oak Wood Cemetery, Chicago, IL.
  • Quotes By:Jesse Owens

    Quotes By:Jesse Owens
    We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort. Jesse Owens
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  • Family

    Family
    Jesse owens mother was Emma Owens and his father Henry Owens.Jesse Owens had Six brothers and six sisters.His children was Gloria, Beverly and Marlene.
  • Owens captured four gold medals at a single Olympiad.

    Although Adolf Hitler intended the 1936 Berlin Games to be a showcase for the Nazi ideology of Aryan racial supremacy, it was a black man who left the biggest imprint on that year’s Games. In one of the greatest performances in Olympic history, Owens captured gold in the 100 meters, long jump, 200 meters and 4×100 meter relay, a feat that would not be matched until American Carl Lewis did the same at the 1984 Los Angeles Games.
  • The Best runner .

    jesse owens was the fastest man in the hold world. There is no person that could beat him. Jesse owens is the fastes.
  • Owens said President Franklin D. Roosevelt, not Hitler, snubbed him.

    Owens said that the two exchanged congratulatory waves. In fact, it was the conduct of Roosevelt– who never invited Owens to the White House or acknowledged his triumphs–that disappointed the Olympic champion.
  • Owens said that the two exchanged congratulatory waves. In fact, it was the conduct of Roosevelt– who never invited Owens to the White House or acknowledged his triumphs–that disappointed the Olympic champion.

    Owens, the 10th and last child of a pair of poor sharecroppers, was a sickly child. The day after his 5th birthday, he developed a large fibrous bump on his chest that began to painfully press against his lungs. Unable to afford a doctor to remove it, his parents decided to perform the surgery on their own. As Owens bit down hard on a leather strap, his mother used a sterilized kitchen knife to carve into her son’s chest and remove a golf-ball sized growth. Owens suffered a great loss of blood b
  • Owens raced against horses for money.

    Owens struggled for money and began to participate in stunt races against dogs, motorcycles and even horses during halftime of soccer matches and between doubleheaders of Negro League baseball games. Owens would start 40 yards ahead of his equine competitors before sprinting for 100 yards, and he would often win by a nose. “People said it was degrading for an Olympic champion to run against a horse,” Owens said, “but what was I supposed to do? I had four gold medals, but you can’t eat four gold