Origin Stories: Christian Taylor

When Christian Taylor lines up to make one of his jumps, he likes to imagine himself competing at the 1995 World Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden. That's where Johnathan Edwards set the world record in the long jump with a distance of 60 feet, and making sure he breaks that mark is what keeps driving Taylor to greater lengths. 

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