Describe how Luz Long and Jesse Owens performed in the board jump finals as narrated in Jesse’s own account “My Greatest Olympic Prize”.
In the board jump finals, Luz Long broke his own past record with a peak performance. In doing so, Long pushed Jesse for another peak performance. Owen went on to set the Olympic record of 26 feet 5-5/16 inches. The moment Jesse landed from his final lap, Luz was standing at his side, congratulating him. While Jesse won the gold medal, Luz won the silver.