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    him, was an outstanding collegiate athlete for the University of Oregon in the 1970’s. He was the epitome of a committed runner, leaving nothing behind whenever he raced. Prefontaine was an American middle distance runner and competed in the 1972 Olympics in Munich, Germany. At one time, he held the American record in seven different events from the 2,000 meter to the 10,000 meter distances. Prefontaine joined the Marshfield High School cross country team in 1965, coached by Walt McClure, Jr.…

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    question his future. When his brother urged Louie to join the track team his itch to cause trouble dissipated as he started to win and set records. With hard work and determination, he was able to make it to the Olympics at the age of 19. This alone already makes him a hero. Soon after the Olympics were canceled Louis enlisted in the Army Air Corps. When his plane crashed in the ocean, he and the only survivor were…

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    German president Paul von Hindenburg appointed Hitler head of the government (Bachrach 16). Two years later the nation’s already frail democracy was quickly turned into a military dictatorship, where the single party was kept in power by force (Olympic).…

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    book “Triumph” Jerry Schaap talks about the 1936 Olympic Games were held in Berlin, Germany just as Adolf Hitler rose to power and Jesse Owens. Jesse Owens was a track runner and one of, if not the best athlete of the 1930’s. America had amazing athletes, but Jesse Owens was the most outstanding. Jesse had accomplishments throughout his career both as a student and as a professional. The triumph and accomplishments Jesses Owens acquired at the 1936 Olympic Games was almost identical to the…

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    Introduction The Nazi Olympics of 1936 provided Adolf Hitler with an unprecedented opportunity to cloak militarism and racism under the cape of the Summer Olympics. During this time, Hitler dampened his antisemitic policies and plans for enlarging Germany in order to exploit the opportunities as vehicle to portray Germany as more tolerant and peaceful than it actually was. In reaction to the Olympics, the United States and most western democracies rejected a boycott of the games. Rather,…

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    countries of modern Summer Olympic Games is reflected by the images of opening ceremonies’, the topic of the research concerns the country’s political condition which can be reflected by holding national and international events such as Olympic Games. There have been various opinions on this topic. According to Bayliss et al (2004), the political environment of the time can be reflected by Olympic Games. Despite the commercial revenue gained from the event, governments have been using Olympic…

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    Once upon a time there was a really short, skinny kid. His name was Chris Brown. Chris weighed ninety-five pounds soaking wet. Chris wasn’t very fast, but he decided to go out for track in the spring. Chris usually only ran cross country and played basketball, but Chris decided he wanted to do track. He signed up for the track team, and he became a distance runner. Chris was pretty good at distance running, and he soon began to break school records. He set a conference record in the mile, and…

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    ran small scams and vandalized property. Louie was prompted to join his school's track and field team. He broke lots of records and later was accepted to UNC. He was able to join the U.S. Olympic team. He ran alongside Jesse Owens in the 1936 Olympics in Germany. He also planned to compete again in the 1940 Olympics scheduled for Tokyo. That's when WWII started, Louie started training to be a…

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    Joe Rantz

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    How would you like to compete in the 1936 Rowing Olympics in Berlin? You can’t just go to Berlin, expect to row and win, you have to practice first. There are many different techniques in rowing. I have all the tips you need to be a good rower and I learned them from the best, Joe Rantz. Joe Rantz was on the 1936 college team that went to the rowing Olympics in Berlin. That team beat all the teams in the 8 man rowing competition, they also won gold medals. Rowing is a difficult sport that…

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    since he was 14 years of age. He then went to the 2004 Olympics but lost because of injuries. The 2004 Olympics motivated him to train his hardest and earn 3 gold medals in the Beijing 2008 Olympics. During the 2008 Olympics he did not eat any thing much apart from chicken nuggets because he did not like the Chinese food in Beijing. Eating 100 chicken nuggets a day and still winning the Olympics is pretty impressive. He then won the 2012 Olympics and became a legend. He is sponsored by puma…

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