Last year, I had the pleasure of traveling with fellow Olympian and friend of almost 30-years, Louis Zamperini. I have learned much from the 1936 Berlin Olympian and World War II Prisoner of War. I was honored to pass the Olympic flame to his torch in 1984 and again in 2004.
I was also pleased to have arranged for Louis to meet privately with Billy Graham in June 2011, and in October 2011, for the first and only face-to-face meeting with Laura Hillenbrand, author of the New York Times bestseller “Unbroken.”
Louis has a great sense of humor as you can see from the picture at the right.
As Louis likes to say, "Be Hardy!"
In the Olympic Spirit!
1976 Montreal Olympic Games
4 Gold, 1 Silver