Frontier Field Walk of Fame - Olympians

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Terry Kent  
Olympians, 1984/1988/1992 Summer Games-Canoeing 
Right, at an event in Portland, Oregon, June 2013, click to enlarge.
A 1981 graduate of Brighton High School, Terry was also a star wrestler before turning to canoeing. A word silver medalist in the sport, he was a three-time US Olympian- and just missed a bronze medal in the 1984 Los Angeles games. Terry served as the Executive Director of USA Canoe/Kayak and was the play-by-play announcer at the Olympic canoeing venues in Athens (2004) and Beijing (2008).
Terry Kent Olympics statistics
Section V Wrestling Hall of Fame
Cornell Athletics Hall of Fame
Bio, Cornell University
Youtube, quick tip bent shaft 1280x720 4-3
Youtube, Mark Hoyt (testimonial for long time Brighton High School wrestling coach)



AJ Kitt
Olympians, 1998/1992/1994/1998 Winter Games-Alpine Skiing
Amateur Sports, Inducted 1999
The Gates native was a four-time Olympic downhill skier and is one of the few American men to win a World Cup race. He is one of three Rochestarians to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated .
AJ Kitt Olympics statistics
AJ Kitt International Ski Federation statistics
Bio, US Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame
Bio, Nagano 1998 Olympics, CNN/SI



Buckie Leach
Olympians, 1996/2000/2004 Summer Games-Fencing Coach
Right, with Felicia Zimmermann.
Renowned as one of the most successful coaches of foil in the history of U.S. fencing history. His athletes, who include the Zimmermann sisters Felicia and Iris, have gone on to win multiple international medals. Leach has helped send six students to the Olympics and his coaching resume includes appearances in 1996, 2000 and 2004. A product of the Rochester Fencing Centre.
Bio, Fencers Club
US Fencing Hall of Fame
Youtube, USA Fencing Hall of Fame - Buckie Leach
Chicago Tribune, Touche! Sibling Fight Brings Out The Best
Peter Westbrook Foundation
USA Fencing Announces Six National Coaches for 2014-2016



Ryan Lochte
Olympians, 2004/2008/2012 Summer Games-Swimming
Born in Canandaigua, New York, he is a multiple world record holder and Olympic gold medalist. He has medaled in 11 of the 12 swimming events entered, in all collecting five gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze through the 2012 Olympics.
Ryan Lochte Olympics statistics



Megan MacKenzie
Olympians, 2007 Winter Games-Hockey Official
Amateur Sports, Inducted 2007
A three-sport star at Bishop Kearney, MacKenzie went on to earn All-America honors in soccer at the University of Rochester. The first girl to play in Brighton Little League and boys youth hockey in the area, MacKenzie officiated women's hockey at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.
University of Rochester Athletic Hall of Fame
Zoom info
University of Rochester, Megan MacKenzie to Receive Wilmot Cancer Center Inspiration Award
Wilmot Cancer Institute, Patient Stories, Megan MacKenzie Beats Breast Cancer



Ann Marsh
Olympians, 1992/1996/2000 Summer Games-Fencing
Ann, Felicia Zimmermann, Iris Zimmermann and Arlene Stevens at the 1990 Olympic games in Sydney, Australia.
Ann Marsh Olympics statistics
The Museum of American Fencing, Ann Marsh page
Renaissance Fencing Club, Meet the Coaches
University of Rochester, En garde, Doctor
Youtube, Ann Marsh Interviewed by Andy Shaw at Summer Nationals 2011, Ann Marsh-Senic Wins Athlete Election for USA Fencing Board of Directors



Leslie Marx
Olympians, 1996 Summer Games-Fencing
Bottom, competing in the 1996 Olympic games.
Leslie Marx Olympics statistics
Bio, Duke University
Democrat and Chronicle, Scott Pitoniak, It's a (Marx) family affair for local couple
Extended Bio, Duke University
The Museum of American Fencing, Leslie Marx page
Duke Sports Information, Marx Back At Fuqua After FCC Post
Youtube, Leslie M. Marx (Duke University) - Learconference 2013 - Coordinated effects



Michael Marx
Olympians, 1984/1988/1992/1996 Summer Games-Fencing
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(top left) 1988 USA Fencing Foil team includes Marx, far right... (top right) Michael left, with his fencer brother Robert, who comepeted in three Olympics games.
(bottom, middle) At the '96 Olympics with wife Leslie Marx.
Mike Marx Olympics statistics
Website, Marx Fencing Academy
Bio, US Fencing Hall of Fame
Democrat and Chronicle, Scott Pitoniak, It's a (Marx) family affair for local couple
Bio, Duke University
The Museum of American Fencing, Michael Marx page
Oregon Sports Hall of Fame
Youtube, Michael Marx fencing videos



Betty Perkins-Carpenter
Olympians, 1976 Summer Games-Diving Coach
Amateur Coaches, Inducted 1999
Taught swimming and diving to generations of Rochesterians, including Olympic diving medalist Wendy Wyland. She is nationally recognized for developing fitness programs for senior citizens.
1984 Olympics US Diving Results
Betty Perkins Olympics statistics
Living Prime Time 50Plus, Betty Perkins-Carpenter Olympic Coach and Fitness Entrepreneur



Pete Pfitzinger
Olympians, 1984/1988 Summer Games-Athletics
The Pittsford native represented the United States in the marathon at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics (11th) and the 1988 Seoul Olympics (14th). Later became an author and exercise physiologist.
Pete Pfitzinger Olympics statistics
Greater Rochester Track Hall of Fame, 2001
Western New York Running Hall of Fame
YouTube, 1984 Olympic Men's Marathon, Pfitzinger finish at 6:36
Runner's World, Pete Pfitzinger Recalls Winning in 1984
Runner's World, Looking back on one of the best U.S. Olympic marathon trials ever
NY Times, Pfitzinger Wary on Olympics
Training articles
Democrat and Chronicle, RocJocks: Olympic marathoner Pete Pfitzinger



Diann Roffe-Steinrotter
Olympians, 1984/1992/1994 Winter Games-Alpine Skiing
Amateur Sports, Olympians, Inducted 1999
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The Williamson native won a gold medal in downhill skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lellehammer, Norway, and also captured a silver at the 1992 games in Albertville, France.
Diann Roffe-Steinrotter Olympics statistics
Diann Roffe-Steinrotter International Ski Federation statistics
Youtube, Diann Roffe-Steinrotter 1994 Olympic Gold
Youtube, Universal Sports Alpine Race Room with Diann Roffe
Washington Post, Roffe-Steinrotter Pulls Upset in Super Giant Slalom
Youtube 1994 Olympic Gold
Bio, US Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame
Sports Illustrated, Zone of Their Own
Sports Illustrated, A Happy Ending



Rich Saeger
Olympians, 1984 Summer Games-Swimming
The USA's Men's 4 x 200 Meter Freestyle swimming team, left-to-right: Bruce Lawrence Hayes, David Larson, Saeger and Geoffrey Gaberino after winning the gold medal at the 1984 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, click to enlarge.
Rich Saeger Olympics statistics
Section V Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame plaque
Bio, inductee provided
Rich Saeger page, US Masters Swimming
Democrat and Chronicle, Williamson graduates as one of area’s best



Janice Smith
Olympians, 1964 Winter Games-Speed Skating
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Top, The 1964 U.S. Olympic Speed Skating Team, Jan Smith is kneeling, second from the left... bottom, Smith is face down in the snow, after falling near the finish line during the 1500 speedskating event at the '64 games. She was not seriously injured.
Jan Smith Olympics statistics
Olympic Winter Games Innsbruck 1964 (Color HD Newsreel Footage)
Democrat and Chronicle, Janice Smith Named to Olympic Team



Joan Smith
Olympians, 1992/1994 Winter Games-Biathlon
Click bottom two rows of photos for larger images.
Bottom right, posing with kids from the Honeoye Falls Bill Koch Youth Ski League during an event in 1989.
A native of Honeoye Falls, New York and a 1985 graduate of Nazareth College Joan competed in golf, soccer, cross-country skiing and track growing up. At 17, she made the US Biathlon team and appeared in five World Championships. Smith's 14th place finish at the '64 Winter Games in Austria was the best for individual USA woman until 2014.
Joan Smith Olympics statistics
NY Times, OLYMPICS; At Last, Women In the Biathlon, Where are they Now? Joan Smith



Jenn Suhr
Olympians, 2008/2012 Summer Games-Athletics
Olympians, Inducted 2009
Ranked number one American pole vaulter since 2006, she has won a total of seven U.S. National Championships and holds the American Women's Pole Vault Record both indoors and outdoors. She set an American Record of 4.92m (16'1 ¾) in 2008, winning the U.S. Olympic trials. In Beijing, Jenn won a silver medal after only four years after being introduced to pole vaulting.
Jen Stuczynski Olympics statistics
Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame
Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame
Bio, USA Track & Field
ESPN the Magazine, An Interview With Jen Stuczynski

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