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Bob Mathias

Myron Tassin

Bob Mathias

the life of the Olympic champion

by Myron Tassin

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Mathias, Bob, 1930-,
    • Athletes -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Myron Tassin ; foreword by Bruce Jenner ; afterword by Bob Mathias.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV697.M3 T37 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 116 p., [26] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages116
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3178631M
      ISBN 100312087306
      LC Control Number83021194

      The Bob Mathias Story () The two-time Olympic decathlon champion's (Bob Mathias) story is told, from age 17 until he joins the Marines. Release Date: Sports are filled with true-life fairy tales, stories that are more amazing than fiction. But even accepting that premise, the rise of Bob Mathias almost defies belief. Bob Mathias competed in the.


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Bob Mathias was born, the second of four children (including older brother Eugene, younger brother James, and younger Bob Mathias book Patricia), to Dr. Charles and Lillian Mathias. At age seventeen, graduated from Tulare high school after an illustrious high school athletic career in football and track and field.

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Few Olympian stars have astounded the world the way Bob Mathias did in London in when as an unknown seventeen-year-old from a tiny town in California he became the youngest person ever to win the Olympic decathlon--the ten event competition many consider to be the 4/5(1). Oct 24,  · Directed by Francis D.

Lyon. With Bob Mathias, Ward Bond, Melba Mathias, Howard Petrie. California school boy and Stanford University student Bob Mathias was the first man to win two Olympic Gold Medals in the Decathlon in the and Olympics. The film begins with him as a year-old schoolboy in Tulare, California where his high school track coach, played by Ward Bond, /10(4).

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Peretti. Mathias was the Associated Press male athlete of the year in "Bob Mathias was one of those rare individuals with the ability to inspire a nation through his determination and perseverance. Create an account or log into Facebook. Connect with friends, family and Bob Mathias book people you know.

Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates. Bob Mathias: The life of the Olympic champion by Tassin, Myron and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at menards.club When young Bob Mathias won the ten-event decathlon grind at Helsinki this summer he was just past twenty one.

And this Bob Mathias book his second win of the toughest of all track events, since four years before, while just under eighteen, he'd won the decathlon at London.

He has proved himself probably the greatest all-round track athlete the world has ever known. Bob Mathias was born on November 17, in Tulare, California, USA as Robert Bruce Mathias.

He was an actor, known for The Minotaur, the Wild Beast of Crete (), The Bob Mathias Story () and China Doll (). He was married to Gwen Alexander and Melba Wiser. All uniform shirts must be tucked in and a belt worn with pants. Students are not allowed to wear jeans or denim as part of the uniform.

Students may not wear tank tops, mesh, cutoffs or bare midriff tops, Flip-flops, slippers, bedroom shoes, or sandal type shoes. Sep 03,  · Bob Mathias was an all-around athlete who at age 17 won the first of two Olympic gold medals in the decathlon and went on to serve four terms in Congress.

Mathias also acted, and played himself in the movie, The Bob Mathias Story. Mathias was raised in Tulare, California, a farming community in the San Joaquin Valley.

To battle his anemia, he took iron and liver pills, which his physician father prescribed, and took frequent naps. When he reached Tulare High School, he was 6-foot-2 and. Bob Mathias, American athlete, the youngest to win a gold medal in the decathlon in Olympic competition.

After his victory in at age 17, he returned to win a second Olympic gold medal in Afflicted with anemia in boyhood, Mathias developed strength by engaging in sports, winning success. The Bob Mathias Story is a drama film directed by Francis D.

Lyon, starring Bob Mathias and Ward menards.club story of the first man to win two consecutive Olympic Gold Medals in the Decathlon in London in and in Helsinki in The film utilized extensive footage of the London and Helsinki Games, including actual footage of Mathias' menards.clubed by: Francis D.

Lyon. Bob Mathias was the youngest person ever to win the gold medal in the Olympic decathlon, a feat he accomplished in at the age of He was also the first person ever to win two Olympic decathlons. Bob Mathias was born on November 19,in Tulare, California, the second of four children born to Dr.

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We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Bob Mathias: the life of the Olympic champion by Myron Tassin (Book) Bob Mathias, we go to Mathias' hometown of Tulare, California, to trace his story.

Bob Mathias, from his home in Fresno, CA, also tells his own story to filmmaker Dan Traub (his last interview before his death in )"--Container. Nov 03,  · Overview of The Bob Mathias Story,directed by Francis D. Lyon, with Bob Mathias, Ward Bond, Melba Mathias, at Turner Classic Movies.

Bob Mathias was diagnosed with cancer inand died as a result in Fresno, California on September 2, at age He is interred at Tulare Cemetery in Tulare, California.

He was survived by four daughters, Romel, Megan, Marissa, and Alyse Alexander. Mathias was also survived by a son Reiner and 10 grandchildren.

Timeline. Bob Mathias is a true 20th-century American hero. The youngest man ever to win the Olympic decathlon gold medal, and the only American ever to win it twice, Mathias was also a movie star, U.S. Marine, writer, four-term congressman, and architect of America's Olympic menards.club Edition: Ebook Original.

Bob Mathias: The Life of the Olympic Champion by Myron Tassin A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Scorpio Named Bob #23 About Famous as both an athlete and a politician, Mathias won gold medals in the decathlon events at the and Olympic Games and went on to serve during the late s and early s as an eighteenth-district California member Born: Nov 17, Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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American decathlete Bob Mathias was the first of only two men (with [Daley Thompson]) to win successive Olympic decathlon titles. His first gold medal came in when, as a year-old, he became the youngest-ever winner of an Olympic track & field event.

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Free shipping for many products. Taking into consideration the success of the biopic, Allied Artists cooked up its own sports biography in the form of The Bob Mathias Story. Olympic decathalon winner (and future Wheaties spokesman) Bob Mathias plays himself, and quite well indeed. A sketchy, too-good-to-be-true portrait of Bob Mathias—whose story is worth telling better.

A doctor's son from Tulare, in the San Joaquin Valley, Mathias won the decathlon at the London Games at a mere Four years later he triumphed again in Helsinki—the only man to win two gold medals in this composite of 10 track and field events. Editorial Reviews. This book is a real winner. It was a long time coming but now, the wonderful, almost fairy tale-like story of the nicest guy ever to be designated the true king of the world of athletics is on the record to guarantee that the Bob Mathias Legend will never be forgotten so long as people know how to Author: Chris Terrence.

Sep 06,  · They just don't make 'em like they used to. Bob Mathias, born November 17th, passed away on Saturday of cancer after leaving an incredible legacy as one of the world's most prolific athletes and as an example of the complete man in every facet of his life.

The funny thing is that most of you have probably never heard of him- I wouldn't have either except that he was a fraternity brother. Complete Bob Mathias Biography. Bob Mathias Family, Childhood, Life Achievements, Facts, Wiki and Bio of Bob Mathias was only 17 years old when his high school track coach suggested that he take up the decathlon.

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