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Percy Williams won two gold medals at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics and would later go on to set a world record in the men’s 100m (photo: Canadian Olympic Committee).
A misplaced barrier in the 110m hurdles at the Jesse Owens Track Classic wreaked havoc on competitors as just two of the seven sprinters finished.
A new CBC documentary stars Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse as the 21-year-old is compared to 1936 Olympic 100m champion Jesse Owens.
Andre De Grasse is featured in an upcoming CBC series that uses technology to compare Canada’s fastest man to Jesse Owens, the 1936 Olympic 100m champion.
February 19th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
The Jesse Owens biopic film “Race” starring Canadian Stephan James in a lead role hits theatres across Canada today.
Morgan Freeman narrates NBC’s film about Jesse Owens, a pioneering athlete who faced racial discrimination in Nazi Germany and won four Olympic gold medals.