Jesse Owens And The Sprinting Buddha by Charles Bryce
Approx. 1,560 words.
Published on May 16, 2009 by
Darling Newspaper Press.
Strange yet true, American Olympian Jesse Owens encountered, and personally confirmed, a sprinting freak in the Malayan jungle in the 1950s. Reported first-hand by a witness to the event, it also gives rare insight into the great athlete’s humble nature. Reporter Charles Bryce accompanied Owens in this visit to frontline troops.