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Modern pentathlon athlete Margaux Isaksen poses for a portrait during the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Media Summit in Dallas

Modern pentathlon athlete Margaux Isaksen poses for a portrait during the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Media Summit in Dallas

Andras  BALCZO-----Hungary (Centre)  Modern Pentathlon

Andras BALCZO-----Hungary (Centre) Modern Pentathlon

vegan Strongest Hearts 8; Olympic Modern Pentathlon with Raw-foodist Justin Torrellas

vegan Strongest Hearts 8; Olympic Modern Pentathlon with Raw-foodist Justin Torrellas

Modern pentathlon athlete Dennis Bowsher stretches while posing for a portrait during the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Media Summit in Dallas, Texas

Modern pentathlon athlete Dennis Bowsher stretches while posing for a portrait during the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Media Summit in Dallas, Texas

James Francis "Jim" Thorpe (Sac and Fox (Sauk): Wa-Tho-Huk, translated to "Bright Path")[1] (May 28, 1888 – March 28, 1953)[2] was an American athlete of mixed ancestry (Caucasian and Native American). Considered one of the most versatile athletes of modern sports, he won Olympic gold medals for the 1912 pentathlon and decathlon, played American football (collegiate and professional), and also played professional baseball and basketball.

James Francis "Jim" Thorpe (Sac and Fox (Sauk): Wa-Tho-Huk, translated to "Bright Path")[1] (May 28, 1888 – March 28, 1953)[2] was an American athlete of mixed ancestry (Caucasian and Native American). Considered one of the most versatile athletes of modern sports, he won Olympic gold medals for the 1912 pentathlon and decathlon, played American football (collegiate and professional), and also played professional baseball and basketball.

Photo from Facebook. Epee fencing is part of the Modern Pentathlon. Élodie is an Olympic athlete representing France.

Photo from Facebook. Epee fencing is part of the Modern Pentathlon. Élodie is an Olympic athlete representing France.

Jim Thorpe: A football All-America at Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania, he also won the pentathlon and decathlon at the 1912 Stockholm Games - only to forfeit the medals after it was learned he had played semipro baseball. Those golds were restored to Thorpe's family in 1983.

Jim Thorpe: A football All-America at Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania, he also won the pentathlon and decathlon at the 1912 Stockholm Games - only to forfeit the medals after it was learned he had played semipro baseball. Those golds were restored to Thorpe's family in 1983.

Mickey Kelly, Modern Pentathlon. Olympic athlete, captain in the U.S. Army, and mother!

When Mom Is An Olympian

Mickey Kelly, Modern Pentathlon. Olympic athlete, captain in the U.S. Army, and mother!

Modern pentathlon OLYMPIC athletes -- i officially know an olympic athlete! Go Mel!!

Modern pentathlon OLYMPIC athletes -- i officially know an olympic athlete! Go Mel!!

James Francis "Jim" Thorpe (Sac and Fox (Sauk): Wa-Tho-Huk, translated to "Bright Path") (May 28, 1888 – March 28, 1953)[2] was an American athlete of mixed ancestry (Caucasian and Native American). Considered one of the most versatile athletes of modern sports, he won Olympic gold medals for the 1912 pentathlon and decathlon, played American football (collegiate and professional), and also played professional baseball and basketball. He lost his Olympic titles after playing pro sports.

James Francis "Jim" Thorpe (Sac and Fox (Sauk): Wa-Tho-Huk, translated to "Bright Path") (May 28, 1888 – March 28, 1953)[2] was an American athlete of mixed ancestry (Caucasian and Native American). Considered one of the most versatile athletes of modern sports, he won Olympic gold medals for the 1912 pentathlon and decathlon, played American football (collegiate and professional), and also played professional baseball and basketball. He lost his Olympic titles after playing pro sports.

1924 sees the modern olympics go to Paris, France. 44 nations competed in events in diving, swimming, water polo, athletics, boxing, cycling, equestrian, fencing, soccer, gymnastics, modern pentathlon, polo, rowing, rugby, sailing, shooting, tennis, weightlifting, and wrestling. Demonstration sports were basque pelota, canoeing, jeu de paume, la canne, savate, volleyball, and baseball.

1924 sees the modern olympics go to Paris, France. 44 nations competed in events in diving, swimming, water polo, athletics, boxing, cycling, equestrian, fencing, soccer, gymnastics, modern pentathlon, polo, rowing, rugby, sailing, shooting, tennis, weightlifting, and wrestling. Demonstration sports were basque pelota, canoeing, jeu de paume, la canne, savate, volleyball, and baseball.

Modern pentathlon athlete Margaux Isaksen poses for a portrait during the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Media Summit in Dallas May 15, 2012. REUTERS/ Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES - Tags: Tags: #Sport #Olympics #Photography #London2012 #Portrait #Photography #Pentathlon)

Modern pentathlon athlete Margaux Isaksen poses for a portrait during the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Media Summit in Dallas May 15, 2012. REUTERS/ Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES - Tags: Tags: #Sport #Olympics #Photography #London2012 #Portrait #Photography #Pentathlon)

The Olympisch Stadion was built as the main stadium for the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp. It hosted the athletics, equestrian, field hockey, football, gymnastics, modern pentathlon, rugby union, tug of war and weightlifting

The Olympisch Stadion was built as the main stadium for the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp. It hosted the athletics, equestrian, field hockey, football, gymnastics, modern pentathlon, rugby union, tug of war and weightlifting

James Francis "Jim" Thorpe - American athlete of both Native American and European ancestry. Considered one of the most versatile athletes of modern sports, he won Olympic gold medals for the 1912 pentathlon and decathlon, played American football (collegiate and professional), and also played professional baseball and basketball.

James Francis "Jim" Thorpe - American athlete of both Native American and European ancestry. Considered one of the most versatile athletes of modern sports, he won Olympic gold medals for the 1912 pentathlon and decathlon, played American football (collegiate and professional), and also played professional baseball and basketball.