Posts Tagged ‘Tommie Smith’

From Mexico with Gold

When I traveled to Mexico City four years ago, I never expected that I would meet Olympic Gold medalist Tommie Smith one day. Four years ago, I was thrilled to see the outside of the Estadio Olimpico Universitario during a family vacation to Mexico. This year I met Tommie Smith. The 1968 Summer Games were important […]

Beatitudes Society Fellows in Berkeley California

Ten days ago I photographed the 2013-14 class of Beatitudes Society’s Fellows during their retreat in Berkeley, California. The Beatitudes Society is a national Progressive Christian organization that selects emerging faith leaders who have demonstrated an ability to lead.  (You can view my photos at this link.) Originally, I had wanted to photograph the new class a day […]

Tommie Smith 2013 Youth Track Meet

I met Tommie Smith on Saturday during the tenth annual 2013 Tommie Smith Youth Track Meet.  The two day meet occurred at Edwards Stadium on the University of California campus. I am still excited. I meet interesting people almost every day, and I met many interesting people during the track season, but Tommie Smith is […]