1968 OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST (LONG JUMP)  •  OLYMPIC RECORD HOLDER (29 FT. 2.5 INCHES)  •  ESPN TOP 100 ATHLETES OF THE 20TH CENTURY  •  U.S. OLYMPIC HALL OF FAME MEMBER CLASS OF 1983  •  USA TRACK AND FIELD HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 1977
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Bob Beamon

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
One giant leap with hangtime, Beamon's record stands for over 40 years.
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The Miami Herald
1968 Mexico City Olympic Games heralded change
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9 News Colorado
Long jump legend Bob Beamon firing up mentors
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Chicago Tonight
An Olympic hero who recently moved to Chicago - Bob Beamon
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The Baltimore Sun
Beamon's Olympic Legend still soars
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The Sporting News
Question and Answer with Olympic Record Holder
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Chicago Sun-Times
Bob Beamon: A real leap of faith