David Davis

3 articles

The Story Behind Bob Beamon's Miracle Jump and the Only Photo That Mattered

How an amateur photographer documented the greatest achievement in track and field history.


Broken Promise

On the meeting of shaggy-haired American ping pong ace Glenn Cowan and Chinese master Zhuang Zedong (who died this week), and how their fleeting friendship thawed relations between the twon nations during the U.S. team’s historic 1971 tour of China.


Still Richard

Richard Simmons at 64, sweatin’ to the oldies (and country and disco) thrice weekly.