this quote is a good quote from Jesse Owens because it's talking about how the only win that actually counts is the one over yourself which means that it is important to overcome yourself and just try.
I wanted no part of politics. And I wasn't in Berlin to compete against any one athlete. The purpose of the Olympics, anyway, was to do your best. As I'd learned long ago from Charles Riley, the only victory that counts is the one over yourself.
This is Jesse Owens shaking hands with Hitler (supposedly happened). This is very important because Jesse Owens shook hands with him no matter how evil he was Jesse Owens still shook hands with Hitler and this shows that he is a good man and has good sportsmanship
This quote is really good because it shows basically what Jesse Owens did to become a really good runner and almost anyone can do what he says. All you need to do is try and practice
We all have dreams. In order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline and effort.
This is Jesse Owens dead from lung cancer. This shows that you can do anything with any illness or problem. It shows this because he had lung cancer that whole time and he just got on with it and kept on running. He died 31st of March 1980.