Bart Conner Shares His Passion for Special Olympics on the Front Office Sports “Office Hours” Podcast

Bart Conner with gymnastics athletes in the gym.
Bart Conner with gymnastics athletes.

Special Olympics Board of Directors member Bart Conner was recently interviewed by Front Office Sports CEO Adam White on a podcast titled Office Hours: Bart Conner, Owner of Bart Conner Gymnastics Academy and Former US Olympian. In it, Bart provides a thorough history of his involvement with Special Olympics, how much he values his role, and how he was recruited to support the movement through his relationship with Eunice Kennedy Shriver.

Bart Connor is a two-time Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics. He founded and opened the Bart Conner Gymnastics Academy along with his wife Nadia Comaneci, Olympic gold medalist and Special Olympics Global Ambassador. A long time sports commentator and public speaker, Bart also has a production company that has produced television shows for networks including ESPN, Fox Sports Net, and Oxygen TV.

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