A year ago, Notre Dame finance major Andrew Helmin headed home to Illinois with more than a dorm room’s worth of belongings. A hurdler on the track and field team, he also took along several pairs of shoes.
Jesse Owens lives on in history as arguably the greatest American track athlete ever, rightly remembered and revered for great and inspirational deeds – primarily for claiming four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games in Nazi Germany.
NASA Associate Director for the International Space Station and former astronaut Steve Smith has been to space four times and embarked upon seven grueling spacewalks. He is adamant that the time he spent balancing college water polo with his studies at Stanford University provided an invaluable foundation for his career.