Alma Richards | Mormon Olympians

[sc:top_left_adsense300x250_1] Before performing at the 1912 Olympics, this famous Mormon athlete, before running to perform the final jump, removed his hat and kneeled to pray, stunning all those in attendance. He then performed his final jump and smashed the world record that day, clearing the obstacle by six feet in a feat that has been part of Olympic history ever since.

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