CategoryAthlete News

Rafer Johnson


RAFER JOHNSON Sad to hear of the passing of Olympic great Rafer Johnson, seen here in 1960 with Taiwan’s CK Yang who won the Silver Medal that year in Rome. Both of them attended and knew each other well while at U.C.L.A. Here’s what Johnson had to say about Yang in his autobiography “The Best That I Can Be”:”C. K. taught me a lot, especially about the pole vault, which he was so good at that he...