Taormina Wins Thorpe Award
Sheila Taormina, 2006 U.S. National Modern Pentathlon Champion and elite athlete in three Olympic sports, was honored with the United States Sports Academy’s Jim Thorpe All-Around Award in ceremonies today at the El Pomar Foundation’s Penrose House in Colorado Springs.“It is a huge honor to win the Jim Thorpe sports award,” said Taormina. “I am very appreciative to the United States Sports Academy for giving me the award this year. When the USSA forwarded me the list of past recipients I felt so honored to be in such great company.”
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