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His Parents were Henry and Emma Owens. Siblings: 6 ... Children: Gloria, Beverly and Marlene. Occupation: track star, sports promoter, motivational speaker. ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Jesse Owens


1
Jesse Owens
  • By Abigail and Alex

2
Quick facts
  • He won the Olympics in 1936.
  • His Parents were Henry and Emma Owens.
  • Siblings 6 brothers and sisters.
  • Children Gloria, Beverly and Marlene.
  • Occupation track star, sports promoter,
    motivational speaker.
  • A street in Berlin renamed his honour.
  • He got a new car every year of his life.
  • Height 5.10
  • Weight 165 IBS
  • Hair colour Black
  • Eye colour brown

3
Olympic games

Four gold's in the Olympic games,1ST long jump
2nd 220 yard dash 3rd 220 yard low hurdles 4th
100 yard dash. He could run 10 meters in a
second! Although he won four gold medals he
wasn't the first and he also wasn't the first
black person to win gold.
4
What he did after the Olympics
  • Jesse Owens was band from the Olympics because he
    was making too much money, winning medals and he
    was black.
  • after that he went touring around America to
    race people, cars and animals to make some money
    for his family.

5
His legacy
  • Jesse Owens legacy was to prove that all people
    are equal and anybody can do anything they want
    even if somebody else says they cant. Don't let
    people get in the way of your life.
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