It’s DAY 2 of the Going for the Gold Gala Perfect 10 Countdown!
This year, one of our two Champions Award honorees is Olympic gymnast Bart Conner!
Bart is truly one of my favorite gymnasts! We always have such a great time and a few hearty laughs – whether it was performing in a show, commentating TV events together [he has good rhythmic jokes 🙂 ] or meeting up at the Olympics.
He has been a long time supporter of the WHGF and I am so honored that he is taking the time to come to NYC for our Going for the Gold Gala!
Bart Conner is a three-time Olympian (1976, 1980, 1984) and won two gold medals (team and parallel bars) at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. He has been inducted into every sports hall of fame out there: USOC Olympic Hall of Fame, USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame, the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, and the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame. Today, Bart runs the Bart Conner Gymnastics Academy with his wife Nadia Comaneci.
Watch Bart performing in 1976:
Thank you Bart for your ongoing support of the Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation!
We are reaching far and wide for support of our gymnastics programs that have already served over 17,000 youth with free and low cost gymnastics!
Find out more info about our Going for the Gold gala here.
Take a look at last year’s event
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