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THE UNITED STATES
Jack McCallum
July 22, 1996
U.S. ATHLETES ALL HAVE DIFFERENT MISSIONS, BUT THEIR DETERMINATION IS THE SAME
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July 22, 1996

The United States

U.S. ATHLETES ALL HAVE DIFFERENT MISSIONS, BUT THEIR DETERMINATION IS THE SAME

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The team: 58% Men
42% Women

Wear glasses or contact lenses: 30%

Use hearing aid: 0.3%
Laurel Martin (field hockey)
Lori Endicott (volleyball)

Have body piercings: 43%
Most common place: ear

Endorsement contracts: 41%

Tallest: Shaquille O'Neal, David Robinson (basketball) 7 ft. 1 in.

Most Common:
Nike (60%)
Bausch & Lomb (54%)
Oakley sunglasses (37%)
Reebok (26%)

The Nike contracts of Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras and Monica Seles total about $133 million for 20 years.

Students: 33%

Most common occupations:

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