Willingboro (Burlington County) - The attention of the sporting world at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics was focused on Willingboro native Carl Lewis.  He won four gold medals. His first event was the 100 meter race.

Willingboro (Burlington County) - The attention of the sporting world at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics was focused on Willingboro native Carl Lewis. He won four gold medals. His first event was the 100 meter race.

Carl Lewis was an American track and field athlete who was named athlete of the year in 1982, 1983, and 1984. Carl set many world records.

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Carl Lewis was an American track and field athlete who was named athlete of the year in 1982, 1983, and 1984. Carl set many world records.

Former Olympian Carl Lewis sporting a Legacy ASX (with that familiar green tab), alongside NFL great Ray Lewis! @carl_lewis_official @raylewis #liveyourlegacy #vintage #inspired #headwear #apparel #homedecor #football #superbowl #nfl #houston #carllewis #raylewis #superbowlsunday #legacy25th #hanover #pennsylvania #eastcoast #usa

Former Olympian Carl Lewis sporting a Legacy ASX (with that familiar green tab), alongside NFL great Ray Lewis! @carl_lewis_official @raylewis #liveyourlegacy #vintage #inspired #headwear #apparel #homedecor #football #superbowl #nfl #houston #carllewis #raylewis #superbowlsunday #legacy25th #hanover #pennsylvania #eastcoast #usa

Carl Lewis (Olympic Champion) Grew up in Willingboro Township, N.J. - Burlington County, N.J. Born 7/1/61 in Birmingham, Alabama

Carl Lewis (Olympic Champion) Grew up in Willingboro Township, N.J. - Burlington County, N.J. Born 7/1/61 in Birmingham, Alabama

The Dirtiest Race in History: Ben Johnson, Carl Lewis and the 1988 Olympic 100m Final

The Dirtiest Race in History: Ben Johnson, Carl Lewis and the 1988 Olympic 100m Final (Paperback)

The Dirtiest Race in History: Ben Johnson, Carl Lewis and the 1988 Olympic 100m Final

"My best year of track competition was the first year I ate a vegan diet." - Carl Lewis (Nine-time Olympic gold medalist)

"My best year of track competition was the first year I ate a vegan diet." - Carl Lewis (Nine-time Olympic gold medalist)

1988:  Carl Lewis doing his long jump at the U.S. Olympic Trials. Mandatory Credit: Tony Duffy  /Allsport

1988: Carl Lewis doing his long jump at the U.S. Olympic Trials. Mandatory Credit: Tony Duffy /Allsport

Carl Lewis won the first of his 9 Olympic gold medals in the 100 meters at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, CA © Getty Images

Carl Lewis won the first of his 9 Olympic gold medals in the 100 meters at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, CA © Getty Images

Carl Lewis = seeing him in 1984 was amazing! American dominating in USA and I ran track in high school. 1 of my heroes.

Carl Lewis = seeing him in 1984 was amazing! American dominating in USA and I ran track in high school. 1 of my heroes.

Carl Lewis, making his first of four appearances at the Olympics, equaled the 1936 performance of Jesse Owens by winning four gold medals, in the 100 m, 200 m, 4x100 m relay and long jump.

Carl Lewis, making his first of four appearances at the Olympics, equaled the 1936 performance of Jesse Owens by winning four gold medals, in the 100 m, 200 m, 4x100 m relay and long jump.

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