Olympic long-jumper Brittney Reese ties her custom Nike shoes which has her nickname "The Beast" written on one shoe as she trains at Coppin State University, Baltimore, Md., Friday, May 25, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Photo by: ANDREW HARNIK

Olympic long-jumper Brittney Reese ties her custom Nike shoes which has her nickname "The Beast" written on one shoe as she trains at Coppin State University, Baltimore, Md., Friday, May 25, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)