- John Howard (cyclist)
John Kennedy Howard (born
August 16, 1947in Springfield, Missouri) is an Olympic cyclistfrom the United States, who set a land speed record of 152.2 miles per hour(245 km/h) while motor-pacingcite web|url=http://www.canosoarus.com/08LSRbicycle/LSR%20Bike01.htm|title=John Howard motor pacing the Vesco Streamliner] on a pedal bicycleon July 20, 1985on Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats.
A competitor at the 1968, 1972 and
1976 Summer Olympics, Howard won the gold medal in the 1971 Pan American Gamesroad cycling race in Cali, Colombia, as a member of the U.S. Army cycling team by beating Luis Carlos Florezin a sprint finish. He is a former 4-time U.S. National Road Cycling champion (1968, 1972, 1973 and 1975) and won the 1981 Ironman Triathlonin Hawaii.
* [http://www.canosoarus.com/08LSRbicycle/LSR%20Bike01.htm 152 MPH Pedal Bicycle]
* [http://www.ultracycling.com/about/hof_howard.html Ultracycling: Hall of Fame - John Howard]
* [http://www.dewielersite.net/db2/wielersite/coureurfiche.php?coureurid=9247 Wielersite Profile]
* [http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/ho/john-howard-1.html sports-reference]
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