Carl Lewis Speaker Profile
Nine-Time Olympic Track & Field Gold Medalist
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Carl Lewis Biography
US track star, Carl Lewis was born July 1, 1961, a retired track and field athlete who won 10 Olympic medals including 9 golds, and 10 World Championships medals, of which 8 were golds, in a career that spanned from 1979 when he first achieved a world ranking to 1996 when he last won an Olympic title and subsequently retired. He currently lives in Los Angeles and is pursuing an acting career.
Lewis was a dominant sprinter and long jumper who topped the world rankings in the 100 m, 200 m and long jump events frequently from 1981 to the early 1990s, was named Athlete of the Year by Track and Field News in 1982, 1983 and 1984, and set world records in the 100 m, 4 x 100 m and 4 x 200 m relays. His world record in the indoor long jump has stood since 1984. His 65 consecutive victories in the long jump achieved over a span of 10 years is one of the sports longest undefeated streaks.
His lifetime accomplishments have led to numerous accolades, including being voted "Sportsman of the Century" by the International Olympic Committee and being named "Olympian of the Century" by the American sports magazine Sports Illustrated. He also helped transform track and field from its nominal amateur status to its current professional status, thus enabling athletes to have more lucrative and longer-lasting careers.
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Posted on 12 March 2016 | 4:17 pm
This past month the nine time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis made a surprise appearance at the Simplot Games in Pocatello, Idaho. It was the first time Lewis has made it to the event and as he stated seeing one of the older style wooden tracks was a missed sight. Carl Lewis is a Birmingham, Texas native who had athletes a plenty in his family that included his mother who was a...[Read More]
Posted on 30 April 2015 | 10:16 pm
Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis has been selected as the keynote speaker for the Curtis Frye Gala to Fight Diabetes which is taking place on June 6 at the Crown Coliseum Complex in Fayetteville. Tickets to the event will cost $40 per person if they are bought in advance, or $50 at the door on the day of the event. The gala is expected to begin right at 6 p.m. and go until about 11 p.m.,...[Read More]
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