Brawn and Brains

As a child in soviet Ukraine, Wladimir Klitschko was so enamored of all things American that he sniffed the carbonated air from a bootlegged bottle of Coca-Cola to "smell" the free world. "We felt then like Robinson Crusoe on his desert island," says Klitschko, 26. Now, having visited the U.S. more than 100 times on his way to becoming one of the world's top boxers, Klitschko has grown accustomed to another fragrance — the sweet smell of success.

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