"For the first time, I knew what I wanted out of life and that was it, and this guy has it.
I literally started training that night at midnight, running through the streets of Munich, Germany, training for the Games.
At the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, Jenner achieved five personal bests on the first day of the men's decathlon – a "home run" – despite being in second place behind Guido Kratschmer of West Germany.
Jenner was confident: "The second day has all my good events.
Jenner was inducted into the United States National Track and Field Hall of Fame in 1980, the Olympic Hall of Fame in 1986, the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame and the Connecticut Sports Hall of Fame in 1994, and the San Jose Sports Hall of Fame in 2010.
In the 1970s, Olympic athletes were considered to be amateurs and were not allowed to seek or accept payment for their positions as sports celebrities.
In 1985, Jenner's Olympic decathlon score was reevaluated against the IAAF's updated decathlon scoring table and was reported as 8,634 for comparative purposes.
Her name and gender change became official on September 25, 2015. Needing to make up a 19-second gap on Gough in the men's 1500 metres, Jenner qualified for the Olympic team by running a fast final lap, finishing 22 seconds ahead of the other runners.This would require forgoing any future Olympic competition.At the time, Jenner's agent George Wallach felt there was a four-year window – until the next Olympics – upon which to capitalize.Cheery with lots of windows to let in our Florida sunshine!! West End Quilters are having a quilt show celebrating 30 years of quilting.Pool home with wet bar, 2/1 with ceiling fans in bedrooms, in home washer and dryer, dishwasher, microwave to name a few amenities. Doors will be open May 5th 10 am 5 pm & 6th 10 am 3 pm at St Ignatius of Loyola Church Hall 4455 West Broadway. There will be over 100 quilts as well as vendors, a tea room, a boutique and a silent...