Monday, August 06, 2012
The Greatest of All Olympians
King Gustav: "You, sir, are the greatest athlete in the world."
Jim Thorpe: "Thanks, King."
Although he was surpassed by other Olympians two decades later, Jim Thorpe still inspires. His life represents what is great, and what is sad, about each of us.
Photo credit: My thanks to Hanover Township Manager Jay Finnigan, who allowed me to use this picture.