114) Instead, the United States sent Billie Jean King, an openly gay former tennis star, Brian Boitano, an openly gay former figure skater, and Caitlin Cahow
, an openly gay former ice hockey player, to represent the United States at the opening ceremony.
President Obama responded with evident symbolism by forgoing the games and sending a delegation that included a number of prominent openly gay athletes: hockey player Caitlin Cahow
, tennis legend Billie Jean King, and figure skater Brian Boitano.
played for Harvard University and the U.
Once thought to be extinct, the Bermuda petrel, better known as the Cahow
, was spotted by research crew from the Irish Marine Institute.
He was joined by McFaul; Bonnie Blair, "five-time gold medalist and one-time bronze medalist in speed skating"; Caitlin Cahow
, "Olympic silver medalist and bronze medalist in women's ice hockey"; and Eric Heiden, "five-time Olympic gold medalist in speed skating.
hockey player Caitlin Cahow
, originally scheduled for the closing ceremony, will take King's place.
La delegacion estadunidense sera encabezada por dos afletas lesbianas, la tenista Billie Jean King y la jugadora de hockey Caitlin Cahow
For the first time since 2000, the US delegation to the Olympics will not include a president, vice president or first lady and President Barack Obama is sending three openly gay athletes - tennis great Billie Jean King, figure skater Brian Boitano and hockey player Caitlin Cahow
Obama's group heading to Sochi includes openly gay athletes Brian Boitano, Billie Jean King and Caitlin Cahow
President Obama delivered a powerful message of opposition to Russia's reprehensible anti-gay laws Tuesday by announcing the inclusion of openly gay athletes, including King and hockey player Caitlin Cahow
, in the U.
delegation for Sochi along with openly gay athletes Billie Jean King and Caitlin Cahow
Educator: Richard Cahow
, for his innovative work teaching advanced placement history classes at Kalamazoo Central High School.