During the war
During the world war Jesse Owens was running the 1936 Olympics, Jesse Owens ran the 100meters 200meter 4x100 relay and long jump and won 4 gold metals in one Olympic. Jesse Owen helped start the business of the company adidas by wearing their shoes and their spikes. After the Olympics president Roosevelt did not ever congratulate Jesse Owens for his victory of the 4 gold metals. Even Hitler gave him a friendly Nazi solute.