Bob Beamon’s record 1968 long jump

Most sports records are broken incrementally by small margins and frequently don’t last long. Bob Beamon‘s long jump at the 1968 Olympics broke the prior record by over 21 inches and lasted almost 23 years. It was an amazing performance.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s