April 21, 2011
Long jumper Nick Gordon soars through the air as spectators watch during the Kansas Relays elite long jump event held downtown on Eighth Street between Massachusetts and Vermont Streets on Thursday, April 21, 2011. Gordon won the event.
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Fans stood two rows deep to the left and right of University of Nebraska senior Nicholas Gordon. They clapped rhythmically as the Jamaican track and field sensation took off down the makeshift long-jump runway Thursday night in downtown Lawrence.