Check out this awesome interview with Sammy Lee, the first Asian-American Olympic Gold medalist. Lee, a Korean-American, stands just 5’2″ and trained for the Olympics at a time when minorities like himself weren’t allowed to go into community polls because of segregation. He talks about how he learned to dive by jumping into a sand pit his coach built for him, and that even though he has two Olympic golds and a bronze, he’s still a lousy swimmer.
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This man definitely an Awesome Asian.