On average, the center of gravity is about three percent higher in blacks than whites. This partially explains why blacks are better sprinters and whites are better swimmers.
An Ethiopian Olympic runner couldn’t find a comfortable pair of shoes, so he ran the 1960 Olympic Marathon in Rome barefoot, finished first, and set a new World Record.
Cameron Lyle, a college senior track and field athlete was awarded the NCAA’s Award of Valor in 2013 for ending his collegiate career one month early, ending his chances for a gold medal, in order to be a bone marrow donor to a 28 year old father with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
A 61-Year old potato farmer won a 544 Ultramarathon because he continued to run whilst the other competitors slept.
Gender gap in performance of elite athletes is almost exactly 10%. Scientific evidence suggests that women will not run, jump, swim or ride as fast as men.