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Slap Shot wrote:

Don Adams Wheel of Justice wrote:

2. Jim Thorpe?

I think Jesse Owens is correct. Thorpe came to mind for me as well, but I recall he was born pre-1900 and probably aged out by 1935.

Two things made it a no-brainer.

* 1935 – it was just one year later that Owens dominated the Berlin Olympics.

* The long jump record standing for 25 years.