Jeter, Williams win Jesse Owens award

Updated: November 8, 2011, 3:59 PM ET
Associated Press

To celebrate winning USA Track and Field's athlete of the year award, sprinter Carmelita Jeter spent the day at a beach in Los Angeles.

Only, this was no typical day at the beach.

Jeter was there for one reason: To sprint in the sand and increase her strength.

For Jeter, there's no time for lounging in the sun, especially with the 2012 London Olympics right around the corner.

Long known as the sprinter who couldn't win on track's biggest and brightest stages, Jeter shattered ...

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