USOC statement regarding the passing of Paralympian Jon McCullough
Newly elected member of the International Paralympic Committee Council Jon McCullough of the United States looks on during the closing ceremony on Day 11 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on Sept. 9, 2012 in London, England.
The following statement regarding the passing of Paralympian Jon McCullough is attributable to USOC CEO Scott Blackmun:
“The USOC is extremely saddened to learn of Jon McCullough’s untimely passing. Jon was a true champion of sport who made a tremendous impact on both the Olympic and Paralympic movements. As a Coast Guard veteran, two-time U.S. Paralympian in soccer and as a leader, he made great contributions to sport development in the U.S. and around the world. Both within and outside of the sports world, he impacted countless lives with his positive attitude and passion for life.”