Robert "Bob" Beamon

Celebrating Black History Month
Special Olympics Board Vice Chair, Loretta Clairborne, celebrates the black athletes who have contributed to the Special Olympics movement.
Athlete holding Special Olympics' promotional Fit Feet shoes signed by Bob Beamon.
Bob Beamon, Olympic Long Jump Record Holders, Helps Fit Athletes with Shoes
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George Piece (on the left) and Bob Beamon (on the right) speak at the Southside Occupational Academy High School in Chicago. Two athletes are in the background watching George and Bob present the shoes to an audience.
Longtime athlete and Special Olympics employee organizes initiative to address a global need.
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