Tag: gold medal

Olympic gold medalist Anthony Ervin bares all in this compelling memoir of Zen, motorcycles, rock ’n’ roll, and competitive swimming.

WHEN HE RETIRED FROM COMPETITIVE SWIMMING AT AGE 22, ANTHONY ERVIN HAD MULTIPLE WORLD RECORDS, NCAA TITLES, WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, AND AN OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL UNDER HIS BELT. (That gold medal would later be auctioned off on eBay, its proceeds donated entirely to tsunami relief.) Ervin’s retirement from swimming allowed him to cultivate a new identity […]

Apolo Anton Ohno

Olympic Speed Skating Gold Medalist and Dancing with the Stars Champion Apolo Anton Ohno is on This Week in America.   He’s one of the most decorated American athletes of all time.  Three Olympics, eight Olympic medals, two gold medals and most career Winter medals by a US Winter Olympian. His transition to television came […]

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