In addition to their athletic feats, an Olympian’s post-Olympic endeavors offer a unique perspective for understanding the economic and cultural return on investment in local communities. Stories about the athletic careers of more than seventy former Olympians with ties to the Houston region reveal that, for many, their post-competitive lives immensely contributed to the development […]
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That You May Win: Tom Tellez Teaches UH Athletes to Go for the Gold
By Houston History Magazine on December 16, 2010 in Houstonians, Sports, University of Houston
To read the full text of this article by Ernesto Valdes that appeared in the Summer 2009 issue of Houston History, download the pdf version.