Retired U.S. Olympic Gymnast; 1996 Gold Medalist
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Born in Tucson, Arizona, the first Kerri Strug appearances as a gymnast took place at the young age of eight. By the time she was 13, Kerri Strug appearances had proven that she had enough talent to become part of the stable of gymnasts trained by legendary coach Bela Karolyi and also joined the United States National Team. At just 14, the first Kerri Strug appearance at the Olympic Games took place when she finished with a bronze medal in the team category at the 1992 Summer Games in Barcelona, Spain.
Among the Kerri Strug endorsements since her career as a gymnast has ended have been appearances in television commercials for ESPN, Zaxby’s restaurants, Visa and Yahoo! Sports, for whom she also served as an artistic gymnastics correspondent during the Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, in 2004.
As part of the memorable Olympic gold medal winning team, which was dubbed The Magnificent Seven, a Kerri Strug keynote address will surely be a draw to everyone. During a Kerri Strug motivational speaking engagement, she could detail exactly how she was able to summon the courage and the strength to compete in a second vault attempt after she had hurt her ankle.