New Research to Restore Jim Thorpe as the Sole Gold Medalist for his 1912 Olympic Victories
“Sir, you are the greatest athlete in the world!” – King Gustav V of Sweden
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Who is Jim Thorpe?
Jim Thorpe, a.k.a. Wa-Tho-Huk (meaning Bright Path) was a Native American athlete, actor, and humanitarian who dominated in nearly every sport he played, despite all odds.