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Biography:HOLZAEPFEL, Richard “Dick”

HOLZAEPFEL, Richard “Dick” Inducted: 1983 Born: Sandusky, Ohio Dick Holzaepfel is another gymnastic coach who contributed greatly to the development of gymnastics in the United States through a long and fruitful career of leading gymnasts to the top of the winner’s podium. Coach: Holzaepfel began as assistant gymnastics instructor at Michigan for three years after graduating …

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Biography: BOLLINGER, Robert F. (1929-2007)

BOLLINGER, Robert F. (1929-2007) Inducted: 2006 Born: Kenosha, Wisconsin Bob Bollinger was battling terminal lung cancer, limiting his future and deciding his fate in 2006 when the USGHOF Awards Ceremony took place. However, his amazing career that began as a Rockford, Illinois gymnasta fitting culmination with his induction into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame …

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Biography: BASS, Raymond

BASS, Raymond (1910-1997) Inducted: 1959 – Among Original class of Honorees Born: Eaglette, Arkansas   Olympic record setter, WWII much decorated hero who, along with his rope climbing buddies, completed his U. S. Navy career at the rank of Admiral. Olympic Games: Gold-Rope Climb in record setting 6.7 seconds at 8m. height, Berlin, Germany, (1932).  …

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Biography: ARONSON, Richard M.

ARONSON, Richard M. Inducted: 1983 Born: November 29, 1930, Springfield, MA   Richard Aronson is a true career gymnastics contributor and another multi-sport gymnast.  He coached, judged, represented the USA internationally, published numerous articles on various sports subjects, and received numerous prestigious awards. Competitive Experience: Dr. Richard Aronson began gymnastics at the Riverside Military Academy …

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Biography: VIDMAR, Peter

VIDMAR, Peter Inducted: 1997 (Individual) Inducted: 1984 USA Olympic Gold Medal Team Inducted: U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame – 2005 Born: June 3, 1961. “Golden moment for a Golden Team Captain” This website owner & manager, Larry Banner, has met and communicated with Peter a significant number of times.  He is a perfect example of …

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Biography: URAM, Paul

URAM, Paul Inducted: 1974 Paul Uram is only one of a few high school coaches inducted into the U.S. Gymnastic Hall of Fame. He continued service to our sport through his judging experiences beyond coaching into judging and service to our sport. He is proof that it’s not just medals, trophies, and ribbons that make …

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