Rewind: Live chat with 9-time gold medalist & Olympic legend Carl Lewis
Throughout his incredible and dominating track and field career, Carl Lewis won 10 Olympic medals, 9 of them gold, and won 10 world championship medals, including 8 golds.
He set numerous world, Olympic, U.S. and indoor records, and still owns the world indoor long jump record of 8.79 meters that was set in 1984.
For his athletic achievements Lewis won several honors, including "Sportsman of the Century" by the International Olympic Committee and "Olympian of the Century" by Sports Illustrated.
Currently, he is a spokesperson of the HERSHEY'S Track & Field Games the largest youth activity program of its kind in North America. The games provide easy and fun ways for kids to get active and learn about the importance of living a balanced lifestyle. More than 3,000 communities join in annually to have fun running, jumping and throwing.
Families in Seattle can participate in their local games on Tuesday starting at 5 p.m. at West Seattle Stadium.
Lewis talked about his legendary track & field career, the HERSHEY'S Track & Field Games and much more in a live chat May 29 on seattletimes.com.