Monday, June 22, 2009


The United States Olympic Committee has dubbed June 23 “Olympic Day” and on Tuesday, Kyle Texas will celebrate with local Olympian Gary M. van der Wege.

Paralympian and five-time US National Fencing Champion Gary M. van der Wege will meet and speak to kids from around the area at the Kyle Public Library on Tuesday June 23rd at 10:30 AM.

van der Wege was a member of the 2004 team in Athens, and will share his experiences as well as offer a presentation that encourages the Olympic Ideals in everyday life.
Olympic Day is recognized internationally as June 23 across the globe, and Kyle Mayor Miguel Gonzales, has also proclaimed its celebration in Kyle.

For more information, contact:
Gary M. van der Wege,

(I DID NOT TAKE THIS PHOTO...wish I did. I found it online.. wanted to share the event and didn't have a good shot of Gary to share... Here's the link to the shot (

1 comment:

Leif Hagen said...

En guarde! Toucher! Nice photo, Sean! I hope the person on the left didn't get an ear pierced!! Regards from EAGAN daily photo


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