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Tag Archives: Olympics

Biofile Mark Spitz Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: All-time Olympic legend who won seven gold medals in swimming events in 1972 at Munich, Germany. DOB: February 10, 1950 In: Modesto, CA Childhood Hero: “Johnny Unitas.” Nickname: “Speedy Gonzalez, Mark The Pool Shark.” Hobbies: “Sailing. Skiing. Collecting art.” Greatest Sports Moment: “My greatest sports moment? …

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Biofile: Haile Gebrselassie Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Won Olympic gold medals in 1996 and 2000 in the 10,000 meters. Won Berlin Marathon in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009. DOB: April 18, 1973 In: Asella, Arsi Province, Ethiopia First Running Memory: “My first memory for racing was in 1981. First one – when I landed in …

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Biofile: Carl Lewis Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former track & field champion was one of the top American Sportsman of the Century. Winner of 10 Olympic medals including nine gold, Winner of 10 World Championships medals, including eight gold. DOB: July 1, 1961 In: Birmingham, AL Track Heroes/Inspirations: “I looked up to Jesse Owens. My …

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Biofile: Oksana Baiul Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: 1994 Olympic gold medalist in figure skating. DOB: November 16, 1977 In: Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine Favorite Movies: “I like as a director Tim Burton. And as character working a lot with Tim Burton, is Johnny Depp. I like all kind of movies and I really love to …

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