Olympics: No Limit to What He Can Do

Four golds: the incredible quest of Carl Lewis

What he does is so simple, and how he does it so complicated, that Carl Lewis is a basic mystery. How fast he runs, how far he jumps, may serve to establish the precise lengths to which men can go. Gentler than a superman, more delicate than the common perception of a strong man, Lewis is physically the most advanced human being in the world, and about to become the most famous global sports figure since Muhammad Ali.

At the Olympic Games in Los Angeles, 48 years after Jesse...

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