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Carl Lewis - Olympian of The Century - 100th Episode

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The Fast Life celebrates it's 100th episode with the Olympian of The Century, nine time Olympic Gold Medalist Carl Lewis.  The legendary sprinter and long jumper discusses his athletic achievements incluidng the 1984 winning moment in the mens 4x100m relay securing his fourth gold medal matching Jesse Owens.  Carl speaks candidly on the state of the sport, the USA Track and Field Federaton, the 1996 Olympic Games, the Santa Monica Track Club, the public scrutiny as well as his political aspirations.  Heavy discussion on the men's 4 x100m relay including the 1992 Barcelona victory and the 1998 disqualification.  Plus find out which 1990s popular actor really challenged Carl off-the-track in his acting class as we reminisce over some the comical moments from Carl's career including the National Anthem, the first pitch, Break It Up video and Eddie Murphy's SNL skit.