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America Unguarded
NIA2002012113 - NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK, Jan. 21, (UPI) -- U.S. Coast Guard Boatswain's Mate Third Class David Jenkins scans the Canadian border for any suspicious activity while on patrol along the Niagara River in Niagara, New York, Jan. 21, 2002. Jenkins' is working on a Border Patrol boat with two other Border Patrol agents in an effort to increase border security between the U.S./ Canada border since the events of Sept. 11th. cc/cc/Chris Corder UPI
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Jenkins was educated at Edinburgh Academy, where he excelled at sport. He started off as Scottish 100/200/400 Champion, followed by his first of 6 AAA's 400metre titles. Also In 1971, still aged only nineteen, Jenkins won the 400 meters at the European Athletics Championships in Helsinki

In 1975 he was United States of America 400 metre champion, with his fastest time of his career 44.93 which was a British record at the time.

In 1978 he won a gold medal competing for Scotland at the Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, Canada in the 4 x 100 m relay, alongside Cameron Sharp, Allan Wells and Drew McMaster.

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