adjective - Beamonesque refers to a hard-to-believe, once-in-a-generation, remarkably spectacular athletic exploit.
Sarah Thomas' 66+ hour solo non-stop swim in Lake Champlain was Beamonesque.
Coined after American long jumper Bob Beamon who smashed the long jump world record at the 1968 Mexico City Olympic Games by nearly two feet.
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