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thefilmarchive.org DVD: www.amazon.com William Bruce Jenner (born October 28, 1949) is a former US track and field athlete, motivational speaker, socialite and television personality. He is known for having won a gold medal for decathlon in the Montreal 1976 Summer Olympics. Following his Gold medal, his professional career evolved into being a television celebrity. Since the 2007 debut of Keeping Up with the Kardashians he has been known as the step-father of the Kardashian sisters. Jenner placed third in the decathlon at the 1972 US Olympic trials and finished in tenth place at the 1972 Munich games. His success prompted him to devote himself to an intense training regimen, while also selling insurance outside training hours. He acknowledged that he was supported and subsidized by his then wife, Chrystie Crownover, who worked as an airline stewardess. In the era before professionalism was allowed in athletics, this kind of training was unheard of. During that period he spent eight hours a day at the San Jose City College track. Centered around Bert Bonnano, the coach at SJCC, San Jose at the time was a hotbed for training aspiring Olympic athletes, including Jenner, along with Millard Hampton, Andre Phillips, John Powell, Mac Wilkins, Al Feuerbach and others. In 1974 and 1976, Jenner was the American champion in the event. At the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, he won the gold medal in the Decathlon, setting the world record of 8618 points. The world record was broken …
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DVD: www.amazon.com thefilmarchive.org Texas, Brooklyn and Heaven (UK title: The Girl from Texas) is a 1948 American romantic comedy film directed by William Castle and starring Guy Madison and Diana Lynn. Eddie Tayloe (Madison) is a reporter assigned to the Ft. Worth desk of a Dallas newspaper, and as the two neighboring cities are feuding, therefore has nothing to do. He dreams of becoming a New York playwright, and a small inheritance from his grandfather gives him his chance. Quitting his job, he begins the long drive. Picking up hitchhiker Perry Denklin (Lynn), also looking for fame and fortune in New York, he shares with her encounters with various eccentric characters. The big city does not work out for either of them, and when Eddie finds Perry working in a Coney Island girlie show, he pulls her out and they find happiness together, buying a ranch back in Texas. Cast Guy Madison as Eddie Tayloe Diana Lynn as Perry Dunklin James Dunn as Mike Lionel Stander as Bellhop Florence Bates as Mandy Michael Chekhov as Gaboolian Margaret Hamilton as Ruby Cheever Moyna Macgill (credit: Moyna Magill) as Pearl Cheever Irene Ryan as Opal Cheever Colin Campbell as MacWirther Clem Bevans as Capt. Bjorn William Frawley as Agent Alvin Hammer as Bernie Roscoe Karns as Carmody Erskine Sanford as Dr. Danson John Gallaudet as McGonical With the film’s July 1948 opening, a one-scene bit in the Dallas newspaper office as a copy boy marked the screen debut of World War II hero and future …
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how can i qualify for participating in olympic level in road cycling event. my target is 2012 olympic?
cycling is my passion. i doing training six days in week. now my capacity is 180 km. my average is 39 km per hour. my target is to win a nationla race wich will held in next year in bomby to pune wich is of 163 km. after that i will win more national. but i dont know waht are the formalities to qualify for asia level or olympic level. any professional cyclist can guide me.