What’s it like to make history and have everyone forget about it immediately? Wyomia Tyus knows.

At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Tyus became the first person in history — man or woman — to win two consecutive gold medals in the 100-meter dash. It would take 20 years for anyone to match that feat (Carl Lewis defended his 100m gold in 1988), and nearly 50 years for anyone to best it (Usain Bolt won his third straight 100m gold in 2016). Read More