“Probably the greatest athletic construction ever formed of flesh and blood” – Sports Illustrated, 1959.
Wilt Chamberlain (August 21, 1936 – October 12, 1999) is widely regarded as one of the greatest basketball players of all time. At 7ft 1 in (2.16 m) and weighing 275-300 lbs (125-136 kg) in his basketball prime, Chamberlain”s athleticism was completely off the charts.
Can you imagine if he had access to today’s leading sports science and nutrition? In the fascinating compilation above, you can see his gifted athleticism on full display in these old track and field clips.
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