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Number 5: John du Pont, committed murder 11 years later.

  • By Triathlete.com
  • Published Jun 3, 2011
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March, 1986. Billionaire John du Pont was one of the first financial supporters of top triathletes, including longtime Triathlete columnist Scott Tinley. Du Pont’s story ended in tragedy, however. He murdered Olympic gold medalist, wrestler Dave Schultz in 1997. Inside this magazine is an article about the benefits of barefoot running.

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