The Rowing Counterpoint to Jesse Owens in the 1936 Olympics

This is a great article from Slate on a little-known story that also happened in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, but which has been overshadowed by the better-known victories of Jesse Owens and others in track and field.  Fascinating.  Also interesting that the winning time in the men’s eight has dropped more than a minute … More The Rowing Counterpoint to Jesse Owens in the 1936 Olympics