Olympic Gold Medalist

July 2, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Olympian Dominique Dawes Opens New Gymnastics Academy

Silver Spring native Dominique Dawes is known by many as a three-time Olympic gymnast and a gold medal winner. But this week Dawes is doing something she considers much more significant – opening the Dominique Dawes Gymnastics Academy in Clarksburg. Dawes talked to MyMCMedia’s Joe Yasharoff in the latest episode of MoCo’s Most Famous about […]

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December 23, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Former Olympian Dominique Dawes On Gymnastics Scandal and New Academy

Dominique Dawes is far removed from winning four medals – including a gold – in three Olympic Games between 1992 and 2000. Now 43 with four small children, the Silver Spring native is excited to be opening the Dominique Dawes Gymnastics Academy in Clarksburg in the spring of 2020. Dawes talked to MyMCMedia’s Joe Yasharoff […]

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December 17, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Dominique Dawes to Open Gymnastics Academy in Clarksburg

Twenty-three years removed from her days as a gold medal-winning gymnast with the U.S. Olympic team in the 1996 Atlanta Games, Dominique Dawes still can’t stop moving. As a mother of four small children, there is little time to reminisce about the old days. But Dawes is still making a positive impact in the world […]

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September 9, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Cashell Elementary School Welcomes Olympic Champion Helen Maroulis Home (VIDEO)

Olympic gold medalist Helen Maroulis recently visited Cashell Elementary School in Rockville to share her story with students. Maroulis is a former student of the school and received a warm welcome from students and teachers. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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September 8, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Helen Maroulis Visits MCPS Cashell Elementary School (VIDEO)

The first American to win the Olympic Gold medal in women’s freestyle wrestling visited Cashell Elementary School in Rockville and shared her experience at the Olympic games. MCPS-TV reports.   Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

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September 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Olympic Gold Medalist Helen Maroulis Visits Cashell Elementary in Rockville (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Olympic gold medalist Helen Maroulis visited Cashell Elementary School in Rockville today where she shared her story with students. Maroulis is the first American woman to win a gold in wrestling at the Olympics. @MCPS @helen_maroulis Helen returns to her elem school and says "Love what you do" & "Go after your dream!" pic.twitter.com/newx8SlUp1 — […]

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February 8, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Katie Ledecky Sets New Record in 500 Free in Germantown (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky set a new American record in the girls 500 free by resetting her own record by more than two seconds on Friday night at the DC Metro Championships at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center. Her time: 4:26:58. The Stone Ridge senior was swimming in her last high school meet this […]

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August 31, 2012 | Staff Writer

Katie Ledecky

Olympian Katie Ledecky Shares a Story (Video)

Bethesda resident and Olympic Gold Medalist swimmer Katie Ledecky talks about her coaches in this video clip and shares an inside story from the Olympic games in London. She also thanks her hometown fans for all their support. Watch this video for more. Ledecky, who is only 15-years old, is a sophomore at Stone Ridge […]

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