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EVENTS

International Olympic Day Celebration 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
The Crawford Family Forum 474 S. Raymond Ave Pasadena, California 91105 Map and directions
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 23:  The Olympic rings are seen ahead of the London Olympic Games at the Olympic Park on July 23, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 23: The Olympic rings are seen ahead of the London Olympic Games at the Olympic Park on July 23, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
Mark Kolbe/Getty Images
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 23:  The Olympic rings are seen ahead of the London Olympic Games at the Olympic Park on July 23, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
Tai Babilonia and Randy Gardner, 1980
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 23:  The Olympic rings are seen ahead of the London Olympic Games at the Olympic Park on July 23, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
Ron Skarin
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 23:  The Olympic rings are seen ahead of the London Olympic Games at the Olympic Park on July 23, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
Kitty and Peter Carruthers Medal Ceremony, Feb. 12, 1984
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 23:  The Olympic rings are seen ahead of the London Olympic Games at the Olympic Park on July 23, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
John Moffet

International Olympic Day is a chance to celebrate the spirit of the modern Olympic games and gain insight into the athletes' experiences.  On June 21, we were joined for a conversation with five of America's greatest Olympic ambassadors. Olympic swimmer, Hall of Fame inductee and Pasadena resident John Naber moderated a panel of fellow Olympians John Moffet (1980, ’84, swimming), Ron Skarin ('72, '76, track Cycling) and, to talk about the upcoming 2018 Olympic Winter Games, figure skaters Tai Babilonia ('80) and Peter Carruthers ('84). 

We were joined at a hosted reception with complimentary refreshments and the opportunity to view Olympic trading pins before the conversation.  The Olympians were also available for photos and autographs following the conversation.

6 p.m. – reception
7 p.m. – program
8:30 p.m. – end of event