Reunions


United States Olympians and Paralympians Reunion | Feb. 19-22, 2016

Media Coverage | Link to Photos from the 2016 Reunion in Las VegasLink to Photos from the 2008 Reunion in San Jose

More than 300 U.S. Olympians and Paralympians from all Games years gathered at Las Vegas' renowned Tropicana Hotel from Feb. 19-22, 2016, to celebrate the 2016 U.S. Olympians and Paralympians Reunion.

The event, hosted by the U.S. Olympians and Paralympians Association, was an opportunity for U.S. Olympians and Paralympians to rekindle old friendships with teammates, to make new connections with fellow athletes across multiple generations, and to celebrate the power of the Olympic Spirit.

The three-day reunion featured a gala dinner, Olympic memorabilia presentation, youth sports clinics, several athlete panels and a celebrity golf tournament. Most importantly, the event offered the chance for U.S. Olympians and Paralympians across all sports and years to come together, foster new friendships and celebrate the unique experience of representing the United States at the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The Reunion 2016 Planning Committee included: 

Willie Banks (Track & Field, 1980, 1984, 1988), Event Chair
Anne Warner Cribbs (Swimming, 1960), Event Producer
Joey Cheek (Speedskating, 2002, 2006)
Micki King (Diving, 1968, 1972)
Tom Lough (Modern Pentathlon, 1968)
Susie Paxton (Fencing, 1996)
John Register (Paralympic Swimming, 1996; Paralympic Track & Field, 2000)
Cindy Stinger (Team Handball, 1984, 1988, 1992)
Eli Wolff (Paralympic Soccer, 1996, 2004) 

"We are thrilled to bring this exciting event to Las Vegas as we celebrate the camaraderie and enduring legacies of our Olympic and Paralympic athletes. The reunion will provide a great opportunity to share the Olympic spirit as we look forward to the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio." – USOPA President Gary Hall

“Be a part of history by taking part in the largest gathering of U.S. Olympians and Paralympians outside of the Games. This time next year, we will welcome Team USA athletes from around the country to an unforgettable reunion that will honor and recognize all those who have shared the unique experience of representing their country. All U.S. Olympians and Paralympians should consider attending this wonderful event and enjoy reconnecting with your teammates and friends. This reunion promises to have something for everyone, and it won’t be complete without you!” – USOPA Manager Cindy Stinger

U.S. Olympians and Paralympians Reunion 2008: San Jose