Meeting a legend, and living to write about it
TORINO, Italy -- The man "widely regarded as the greatest Olympian of modern times," according to Guinnessworldrecords.com, visited a Torino rowing club on Friday. ESPN.com was there.
Rowing great Sir Steve Redgrave won gold medals at -- you ready for this? -- Los Angeles 1984, Seoul 1988, Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000.
That's a 16-year stretch. Nobody else in an endurance event has ever won at five straight Games. Britain's Redgrave is the only sportsman in history ...
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