Donald Thomas was Boasting his dunking prowess to a bunch of players in the cafeteria in Lindenwood University, This caught the eye of the Best jumper in Lindenwood, Carlos Mattis. Mattis challenge Thomas to a jump off and ask Thomas to put his Hops where his Mouth is. Carlos asked Thomas to meet him at the Track field in Lindenwood.
the bringing shoes and shorts,Thomas rushed into the Track and field place in Lindenwood, Carlos was waiting for Thomas to fall back to Earth with all of his yip-yap at the cafeteria earlier. So Carlos set up the bar for him to jump, he jumped but the bar did not come with him. full of surprised Carlos rushed Thomas to the coach believing he was a 7-foot jumper.
Bringing only Nike sneakers and shorts, Thomas managed to clear 6'8.25 which is enough to qualify for National Championships. Then he broke the school record at Lindenwood University.
Big Achilles Tendon
2 months later, Thomas was already in the Commonwealth Games in Australia, Competing some of the best high jumper in the world. Thomas only managed to finish 4th after being confused how tiebreakers worked.
Thomas Advanced easily, So did Holm. Thomas was likely an "Unknown Quantity" to the people and the commentators. Holm did well at his first 3 attempts. But Thomas dominated him even breaking a World Record of 8.2 Ft and Holm was beseeching to the High Jump Gods while Thomas gamboled across track in celebration.
The Japanese television asked a japanese scientist and an another scientist in NRC in the University in Finland about Thomas. What they found out about Thomas' success behind jumping is he is gifted with a Giant Achilles Tendon. This makes him a great jumper even with little experience.