"I think track is still one of the most exciting participant sports, but we haven't been able to capitalize on that excitement through television and the print media."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Bob Beamon on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Bob Beamon on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Bob Beamon on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Bob Beamon on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Bob Beamon on Henry David Thoreau