Powell recently ended three years as men’s and women’s jumps coach at UCLA. He currently serves as a track and field ambassador for the IAAF and coaches individual athletes.
2008 interview with Mike Powell
Beamon has worked in business, public relations and done motivational speeching. Among his current interests is the Bob Beamon Organization for Youth, a non-profit organization designed to benefit children. He runs the Bob Beamon Golf & Tennis Classic, which benefits the Beamon Organization. With his wife, Milana Walter Beamon, he is co-author of his autobiography, “The Man Who Could Fly.”
2008 interview with Bob Beamon
The native Ukrainian is currently a businessman as well as an IAAF council vice president, an executive board member of the IOC and the president of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine. He was a member of the Ukrainian Parliament from 2002-06. He supports numerous charitable causes, including UNESCO and the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, among others.
Seagren is the CEO of International City Racing, which plans and runs distance races and other health and fitness events. His acting career included a role in the sitcom/soap parody “Soap,” as Dennis Phillips, a gay football player who has a relationship with Jodie Dallas, played by Billy Crystal.
Employing the revolutionary style known as the “Fosbury Flop,” the American won the 1968 Olympic gold medal. Fosbury won two NCAA championships at Oregon State.
Today Fosbury is a civil engineer in Ketchum, Idaho. He’s also a spokesman for the French watch company Piaget and was recently elected president of the World Olympians Association, a worldwide organization of Olympians dedicated to “the promotion of the values and virtues that make the Olympic Movement.”
Best known for helping coach his wife, the late Florence Griffith-Joyner, to four Olympic medals – including gold medals in the 100 and 200 at the 1988 Olympics – Al Joyner won the Olympic triple jump gold medal in 1984. He also finished eighth in the initial IAAF World Championships in 1983 was an NCAA All-American six times, in outdoor and indoor competition.
Joyner joined the UCLA coaching staff in 2000 as the school’s women’s jumps coach. He also runs the Flo Jo Community Empowerment Foundation, a youth-oriented charity. He wrote “Running for Dummies,” with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the Foundation.
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