Modern pentathlon athlete Margaux Isaksen poses for a portrait during the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Media Summit in Dallas

Modern pentathlon athlete Margaux Isaksen poses for a portrait during the 2012 U. Olympic Team Media Summit in Dallas

James Francis "Jim" Thorpe (May 28, 1888 – March 28, 1953) was an American athlete of mixed ancestry (Caucasian and Native American). Considered one of the most versatile athletes of modern sports, he won Olympic gold medals for the 1912 pentathlon and decathlon, played American football (collegiate and professional), and also played professional baseball and basketball.

Jim Thorpe James Francis Thorpe was an American athlete and Olympic gold medalist. A member of the Sac and Fox Nation, Thorpe became the first Native American to win a gold medal for his home country.

Modern pentathlon athlete Dennis Bowsher stretches while posing for a portrait during the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Media Summit in Dallas, Texas

Modern pentathlon athlete Dennis Bowsher stretches while posing for a portrait during the 2012 U. Olympic Team Media Summit in Dallas, Texas

James Francis "Jim" Thorpe (May 28, 1888 – March 28, 1953) was an American athlete of mixed ancestry (Caucasian and Native American). Considered one of the most versatile athletes of modern sports, he won Olympic gold medals for the 1912 pentathlon and decathlon, played American football (collegiate and professional), and also played professional baseball and basketball. He lost his Olympic titles after it was found he was paid for playing two seasons of semi-professional baseball before…

Jim Thorpe All-American gold medalist in pentathlon & decathlon. He played football, baseball & basketball professionally. Had Olympic medals taken away.

Andras  BALCZO-----Hungary (Centre)  Modern Pentathlon

Born 16 August Olympic Athlete for Hungary. Modern Pentathlon at Mexico Munich Rome 1960 Olympics.

vegan Strongest Hearts 8; Olympic Modern Pentathlon with Raw-foodist Justin Torrellas

vegan Strongest Hearts Olympic Modern Pentathlon with Raw-foodist Justin Torrellas

Modern pentathlon athlete Margaux Isaksen poses for a portrait during the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Media Summit in Dallas May 15, 2012. REUTERS/ Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES - Tags: Tags: #Sport #Olympics #Photography #London2012 #Portrait #Photography #Pentathlon)

Two-time Olympic modern pentathlon athlete Margaux Isaksen poses for a picture during the 2012 U.

Jim Thorpe, age 24, at the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm. Born on Indian territory to parents of mixed ancestry, Thorpe won gold in the pentathlon and the decathlon, dominating eight of the fifteen events.   He was later was stripped of both medals when it was revealed that he had played professional baseball before the Olympics. After the games, he played professional football, baseball, and basketball until the age of 41, when the Great Depression ended his athletic career.

Jim Thorpe, Native American, age at the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm. Born on Indian territory to parents of mixed ancestry, Thorpe won gold in the pentathlon and the decathlon, dominating eight of the fifteen events.

London Olympics 2012: Mhairi Spence of Great Britain's horse would rather be in the musical dressage event Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images Modern Pentathlon Showjumping - Day 16 https://www.theguardian.com/sport/gallery/2012/aug/12/olympics-modern-pentathlon-showjumping-pictures

London Olympics Modern Pentathlon Showjumping in Pictures. this makes me laugh a bit

China gunning for modern pentathlon medal at Rio Olympics - IBOtube

Chinese athletes are in Brazil, preparing for the second stage of the Modern Pentathlon World Cup, in the venue which will host this event in the 2016 Rio Ol.

http://www.london2012.com/modern-pentathlon Modern Pentathlon      A sport like no other, at the London 2012 Games Modern Pentathlon will celebrate 100 years as part of the Olympic Games.  Events: Fencing, Swimming, Riding, Combined Run/Shoot Event  Dates: Saturday 11 – Sunday 12 August

Modern Pentathlon - A sport like no other, at the London 2012 Games Modern Pentathlon will celebrate 100 years as part of the Olympic Games. Events: Fencing, Swimming, Riding, Combined Run/Shoot Event

Jim Thorpe - one of the greatest athletes. All-American gold medalist in pentathlon  decathlon. He played football, baseball  basketball professionally.

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Jim Thorpe - The greatest athlete of all time! All-American gold medalist in pentathlon decathlon. He played football, baseball basketball professionally.

Photo from Facebook. Epee fencing is part of the Modern Pentathlon. Élodie is an Olympic athlete representing France.

Photo from Facebook. Epee fencing is part of the Modern Pentathlon. Élodie is an Olympic athlete representing France.

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