John Naber

1976 Olympic Gold medalist

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Sports broadcaster, former president of the US Olympic Alumni Association and a member of the Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games; 1976 Olympic medalist (4 Gold and a Silver) in swimming at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal; author of Awaken the Olympian Within: Stories from America's Greatest Olympic Motivators

 

John Naber on KCRW

Boston was the US Olympic Committee’s first choice to host the summer games in 2024. Los Angeles was number two. Now that Boston’s dropped out, is LA ready to bid again?

LA May Get Another Shot at Olympic Gold

Boston was the US Olympic Committee’s first choice to host the summer games in 2024. Los Angeles was number two. Now that Boston’s dropped out, is LA ready to bid again?

from Which Way, L.A.?

As with the Academy Awards, first came the set-up of contenders, followed by the opening of the envelope.

Rio Wins 2016 Olympic Games

As with the Academy Awards, first came the set-up of contenders, followed by the opening of the envelope.

from To the Point

After what happened in   London   and  Paris,  San Francisco was ready today when the Olympic Torch was threatened by violent protest.

Torch Plays Hide and Seek with Protesters in San Francisco

After what happened in London and Paris, San Francisco was ready today when the Olympic Torch was threatened by violent protest.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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