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What Did He Do?
This is His Resume
  • Ran a 9.8 in the 100-yard dash at age 15, wearing cutoff jeans and sneakers.
  • Set a national high school sophomore record in the 100 (9.4).
  • Set world records in both the 60-yard and 60-meter dashes.
  • Was featured in Life and People magazines and appeared twice in Sports Illustrated,
    including the cover in May 1978.
  • Qualified for the 1976 and 1980 Olympics.
  • Overcame drug addiction and a nine-year year layoff to win the European Championships at age 34.

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