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I was a little surprised that Nike would put all this in writing – documenting rules violations,’ wrote Lewis. But by then he had fallen out with Coleman and Nike. These days, Coleman is a marketing director at Coca-Cola. He recalls that when he began working with Nike, in 1980, it was not the dominant brand it would become. Up till then their growth had been achieved largely, to quote their late 1970s advert, by ‘word-of-foot’. Their first national TV commercial didn’t appear until October 1982.
It is thirty-five years since Johnson moved with two of his sisters from Jamaica to join his mother in Toronto. Having finally accelerated past the slow car, he can start to daydream again: ‘I’m gonna go back to the Caribbean. Raise some chickens. Build a house. ’ Has he never considered Toronto home? ‘Well, yes and no. I was treated really bad, you know? Back home, where I was born, the lifestyle is different. There’s no traffic, no police harassing you. It’s just peaceful, quiet; you can relax and chill.
There are those who take a more ambiguous, even ambivalent, view. It was the greatest race of all time, they say. And perhaps it was. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity. A TALE OF TWO CITIES, CHARLES DICKENS Prologue THE GREATEST RACE OF ALL TIME? M. Ben Johnson, hands on hips, stares at the lane ahead of him, his pose giving him a studied casualness, which is in contrast to the lowered head, squinting eyes and dilated pupils.