VIDEO: President Obama admits he’s a track nerd

August 9th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running videos | No Comments »

The President of the United States admitted that he’s a big track fan by revealing his favourite Olympic event and favourite athlete.


Remembering Canada’s greatest Olympic moments: Percy Williams’ double gold in 1928

July 30th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

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).


Misplaced barrier during this 110m hurdles race causes mayhem for athletes

May 1st, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing, Running videos | No Comments »

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.


Andre De Grasses uses technology of the past in new CBC documentary

March 4th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running videos | No Comments »

A new CBC documentary stars Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse as the 21-year-old is compared to 1936 Olympic 100m champion Jesse Owens.


See how Canada’s fastest man would fare against the 1936 Olympic champion

February 22nd, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running videos | No Comments »

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.


Jesse Owens film starring Canadian actor hits theatres today

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 newly-released Jesse Owens film

February 16th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing, Running videos | No Comments »

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.


New TV spot for the upcoming Jesse Owens film “Race”

January 18th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Inspiration, Running videos | No Comments »

The upcoming film “Race,” a story on U.S. track star Jesse Owens who competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics, released its latest TV spot.


Incredible footage of Jesse Owens from 1936 Berlin Olympics

January 10th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing, Running videos | No Comments »

Watch incredible footage from the 1936 Summer Olympics featuring Jesse Owens in the 100m dash as the American won four gold medals.


Jesse Owens biopic “Race” trailer released

October 21st, 2015 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Inspiration, Running videos | No Comments »

The film about the Olympic sprinting legend will star Canadian Stephan James Race, a new film about the life of Olympic legend Jesse Owens, will be released in theatres on Feb. 19, 2016. The […]


New biopic about Jesse Owens in the making

December 17th, 2013 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Runners will have no shortage of movies to inspire them in the next few years. After being recently unveiled that a movie, starring Daniel Radcliffe, about Seb Coe-Steve Ovett rivalry is in the making, […]


Jesse Owens’ 1936 Olympic gold medal could fetch more than $1 million at auction

November 9th, 2013 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

How much would you pay for a piece of athletics history? If you are willing to part with about $1 million, you could own one of sprinter Jesse Owens’ four Olympic gold medals. Owens […]