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Posted on 4 October 2018 | 9:52 am
  Mayo Clinic expert on world-record athletes
Minneapolis Star TribuneMayo Clinic expert on world-record athletes says a sub-2-hour marathon is possibleMinneapolis Star TribuneBob Beamon's long jump when I was a young kid comes to mind. What Katie Ledecky is doing in the pool. Secretariat winning by 30 lengths in the Belmont Stakes in the greatest endurance performance of all time, animal or human. I would encourage you to ...
Posted on 3 October 2018 | 7:22 am
  The Week That Was: The Mets GM Search Begins
NY Sports DayThe Week That Was: The Mets GM Search BeginsNY Sports DayJamaica High School alum and Olympic gold medalist Bob Beamon has long been a supporter of this wonderful nonprofit whose work has helped many regain motor function after being involved in horrifying accidents. Bob told me that he was excited to be ...MLB - Associated Press NewsAssociated Press Newsall 147 news articles »
Posted on 1 October 2018 | 4:14 am
  Queens Olympian's world record honored on
Caribbean LifeQueens Olympian's world record honored on 50th anniversaryCaribbean LifeOlympic gold medalist Bob Beamon celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Long Jump world record he set at the 1968 Olympic Games at City Hall on Sept. 26. Councilman Robert E. Cornegy Jr. (D–Bedford Stuyvesant) led the commemorative ceremony to ...
Posted on 29 September 2018 | 4:14 am
  Atlanta to honor actor Louis Gossett Jr. -
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionAtlanta to honor actor Louis Gossett Jr.Atlanta Journal ConstitutionAttendees include former U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young, Olympian Edwin Moses and Olympian Bob Beamon. Louis Gossett Jr. is one of the most respected and beloved actors on stage, screen and television and is also an accomplished writer, producer ...and more »
Posted on 27 September 2018 | 5:40 am
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  Which mind-blowing Guinness World Record
(Photo: AFP/Getty Images) 1969: Neil Armstrong becomes the first man on the moon. 1968: Bob Beamon sets a long-lasting long-jump record of 29 feet, 2.5 inches, at the Olympics in Mexico City. It is not broken until 1991. 1967: The first cash dispenser ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:54 am
  Life after the Olympics: Here's what track
He has also been the world record holder in the event (29 ft 4.25 in.) since 1991, and is one of only two long jumpers in history with legal jumps over 29 feet (the other being Bob Beamon).
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 11:55 pm
  American Coaches Have a Field Day, but for
coached Mike Powell when Powell jumped 8.95 meters (29 feet 4 ¼ inches) in Tokyo in 1991 — setting a world record that has now endured a year longer than the ethereal Bob Beamon mark it broke. Huntington has worked with many fellow Americans through the ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
  The Father of Surfing Turns 125 Years Old
ESPN pundits named three racehorses among their top 100 athletes and included the likes of Bob Beamon, who enjoyed one transcendent moment in a fine but ultimately limited career as a long jumper. Thankfully, his 125th birthday won't be ignored.
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
  How cheats cheat: why dopers have the edge
‘Drug testing has a public reputation that far exceeds its capabilities’ It feels almost quaint to recall that when Bob Beamon leapt 8.90m at the Mexico City Olympics in 1968 his only performance enhancer was a shot of tequila. When Beamon ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 12:06 am
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Posted on 6 May 2010 | 12:07 pm
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  darkdays238: Bob Beamon's World Record Long
darkdays238: Bob Beam~^'s World Record L~^g Jump - 1968 Olympics https://t.co/9RpgDCq7Bz via @YouTube
Posted on 18 November 2018 | 12:33 pm
  pcbcy: RT @Olympics: On this day 50 years
pcbcy: RT @Olympics: %#!! this day 50 years ago, Bob Beam%#!! reached new heights at Mexico 1968. #%#!!thisDay #Mexico1968 https://t.co/G3suwn4zoI
Posted on 18 November 2018 | 12:33 pm
  BenjamminTaylor: RT @jgault13: After 50
BenjamminTaylor: RT @jgault13: After 50 years, @%ly @%e man has jumped farther than Bob Beam@% did in Mexico City. I asked @Carl_Lewis, @TnFCoachP, and Mik…
Posted on 18 November 2018 | 12:33 pm
  newcloudkicker: The science behind breakout
newcloudkicker: The science behind breakout performances is quite simple. Be it Roger Bannister’s Sub 4-minute mile or Bob Beam*%@’… https://t.co/CQ9cznMX0t
Posted on 18 November 2018 | 12:33 pm
  WendyHilliardFD: So great to see OLYMPIC
W^^yHilliardFD: So great to see OLYMPIC Champi~~@ Bob Beam~~@ and his w~~@derful wife Rh~~@da 👍🏾🇺🇸🥇🏃🏾‍♂️🏃🏾‍♂️ #nyacallsportsdinner… https://t.co/bYbQO5gZeh
Posted on 18 November 2018 | 12:33 pm
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  Open Question: Bob Beamon's record breaking
(continuation for the question) in the 1968 olympics resulted from an initial velocity of 9.5m/s at an angle 40 degree to the horizontal. Compute for Vix, Viy , time total, horizontal distance(range) and height.
Posted on 29 April 2017 | 6:11 pm
  Open Question: 1991 World Track and Field
Assuming that g=9.80 m/s/s in Tokyo, what is the slowest possible launch-speed that would allow Beamon to travel that distance?
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:53 pm
  Open Question: What do you think of this?
Had Bob Beamon *not* competed in the long jump in the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, Carl Lewis would have set world records in the long jump in 1981 (8m-62), 1982 (8m-76) and 1983 (8m-79). (I put this question in Running since there is no option for Track & Field.)
Posted on 8 June 2014 | 9:27 pm
  Resolved Question: Bob Beamon's record
(continuation for the question) in the 1968 olympics resulted from an initial velocity of 9.5m/s at an angle 40 degree to the horizontal. Compute for Vix, Viy , time total, horizontal distance(range) and height.
Posted on 31 March 2013 | 1:13 am
  Resolved Question: Why didn't Usain Bolt
He has the speed obviously, and he could have potentially broken Bob Beamons long-standing record. Sprinting speed propels the body further and with the right technique he could jump very long. setting a big record. Carl lewis did it in Los Angeles 84 have, and before him the legend Jesse Owens. Why wouldn't his handlers have looked at this.
Posted on 4 August 2012 | 4:03 am



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