Danish Parents

Runners and Jumpers

"...they were both very athletic."

"[My mother's name was] Alice Lillian and my dad’s name was Kil Owe. And they were born in 1925 and 1926, and they met right after the war [at Englandsparken Athletic Club]—they were both very athletic—and they were runners and jumpers and, you know, did all the—what you did back then, just like you see in the movies from Nazi Germany, basically."

Editor's note: For reference, see the Nazi propaganda film, Olympia