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"IT’S THE MENTAL TOUGHNESS THAT SEPARATES THE GOOD, THE BEST AND THE GREATEST"
Jackie Joyner-Kersee is a 6-time Olympic medalist, who was named the greatest athlete of the 20th century.
She was not only a legend on the track, but a fashionista shot by famous photographers such as the late Herb Ritts.
Together with her sister-in-law Florence , Flo-Jo Griffith she has been one of the most iconic athletes in Track and Field history.
Her achievements include the still-standing world record of 7291 points in the women’s heptathlon and the first African American woman to win an Olympic medal in long jump.