Emil Zapotek found running quite by accident, he was not born with the physique of a runner nor did he receive any kind of formal training, he JUST RAN!
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Jesse Owens participated the summer Olympics in Berlin, even though there was hatred all around him in Hitler's Germany he fought hard and won a total of four gold medals. While Germany could only watch and grumble.
In the 3rd episode of Unsung Olympic Heroes, we turn our focus to a very inspiring person who defied the odds after a freak accident to bounce back and became an Olympian Gold medalist twice, Karoly Takacs.
Continuing with out Unsung Olympic Heroes series, in conjunction with the London 2012 Summer Olympiad. This week we will focus on Shun Fujimoto, a Japanese male gymnast.
we will be presenting a 10-part series focusing on Unsung Olympic Heroes in conjunction with the 2012 London Summer Olympiad, past athletes whose exploits has touched our hearts and teased our imaginations, showcasing the strength and fortitude of the Human Spirit and its desire to push us beyond our physical boundaries.