jeremyp wrote:I saw a heading on an article the other day: "Bruce Jenner was an Olympian." When someone thinks the masses have to be reminded of that ("Hey Johhny Weismuller was an Olympian") then we know which end is up in pop media.
Even worse when all they say is "was an Olympian" rather than "the decathlon gold medalist"
A.K.A. as the world's greatest athlete despite what the talking heads at ESPN would have you believe. The world's fastest swimmer has always been the men's Olympic champion in 100-meter freestyle. The world's fastest runner has always been the men's Olympic champion in the 100-meter dash, despite Michael Johnson's effort to redefine this title after winning double gold in Atlanta. And the world's greatest athlete will always be the Olympic/World Decathon champion IMO, and if any of the studs playing football or basketball want one of these titles, they need to get it the old-fashion way, which is earn it the same way Bob Hayes did before he went off to play in the NFL.