Jesse Owens in the Best of the Web Directory

Jesse Owens

  • Owens pierced a myth

    Larry Schwartz of details the story and triumph of Jesse Owens, the African-American athlete who won four gold medals, made Olympic and world records and defied the dictator Adolf Hitler in his home country at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Germany.

  • Jesse Owens Biography (1913 - 1980)

    Presents a brief biography of the track star and focuses on his wins at the 1936 Olympics and humiliation of Adolf Hitler.

  • Jesse

    The official site of the Olympic star from Alabama. Includes the four-time gold medallist’s biography, photos, achievements and memorable quotes.

  • Lasting Tribute to Jesse Owens

    Proffers a lengthy profile of the Olympian and gives suggestions of various ways to memorialize him.

  • Notable Biographies: Jesse Owens

    Traces the athlete's life from his childhood to his death in 1980, and includes a photograph of him taken at the end of his life.

  • White House Kids – Jesse Owens

    Highlights the story and achievements of the African-American Olympic gold medallist.

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