Marshall Taylor, one of the greatest African-American track cyclists, was first and foremost a Baptist. He preached clean sportsmanship, clean living, and most nerd first blowjob all racial compassion. Often woman away from velodromes in America because he was not candid black but unbeatable, Taylor toured Europe, where he was treated like a superstar.
Crowds that once heckled, hurled racist slurs, and threw things, became, across the Atlantic, rapt, admiring spectators. He never spoke black of his home country, though.
His love for humanity was equanimous, often saying with a smile that all men and women were one under God. His spirituality sometimes clashed with cycling.
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Tsgabu Grmay races on Sunday, but he is a devout Christian, using his rest time to read the Bible and books about God and religion.
He is married to long-time girlfriend and fellow cyclist Hadnet Asmelash and they have a young daughter to whom he dreams of being reunited someday in Europe. Grmay speaks fast, the words drifting upon his smile, each uttered thought shining with gentle optimism.