Archive for May, 2014

‘Julia’s Story’ at the Top of the New Online Petition Protesting @USA_Swimming’s Chuck Wielgus in the International Swimming Hall of Fame

Published May 31st, 2014, Uncategorized

Julia’s Story I was molested by Andy King as a 14 year old in 2008 & 2009. Chuck Wielgus could have stopped Andy King in 2003. Instead, he ordered a complaint against King to be kept confidential. Yet in 2011, Wielgus told ESPN that Andy King was not “on USA Swimming’s radar” until he was […]

And Don’t Forget the Petition Against Abusive Speedskating Hall of Fame Coach Andy Gabel

Published May 31st, 2014, Uncategorized

This one now has more than 1,000 co-signers: http://www.change.org/petitions/u-s-olympic-speedskating-board-of-directors-remove-andy-gabel-from-the-speedskating-hall-of-fame-and-revoke-his-lifetime-membership-in-u-s-speedskating?share_id=ACzrfCXWkM&utm_campaign=share_button_action_box&utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=share_petition.

Petition to Block Chuck Wielgus From International Swimming Hall of Fame Now Online For Public Supporters

Published May 31st, 2014, Uncategorized

You can co-sign at http://www.change.org/petitions/bruce-wigo-rescind-chuck-wielgus-hall-of-fame-nomination?recruiter=97753835&utm_campaign=signature_receipt&utm_medium=email&utm_source=share_petition   Complete headline links to our coverage of the Women’s Sports Foundation petition to the International Swimming Hall of Fame are at the bottom of the post “Chuck Wielgus Belongs in the Hall of Justice, Not the Hall of Fame,” http://concussioninc.net/?p=9174.  

Why Would They Want to Bring Up Will Colebank? (1 – The Lies of Chuck Wielgus and USA Swimming)

Published May 30th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Late yesterday, as soon as Chuck Wielgus — or, excuse me, as soon as the USA Swimming board presidents who worked with CEO Chuck Wielgus — published their defense brief to the International Swimming Hall of Fame, Concussion Inc. started combing it. This is an altogether absurd document, surpassed in its […]

Yahoo Sports Columnist Adelson Interviews Swimming Hall of Fame Board Member’s Opposed to Chuck Wielgus Induction – Meanwhile, Hall Prez and Board Chair Are Missing in Action

Published May 30th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   One of the most valuable aspects of Eric Adelson’s Yahoo Sports story on the Chuck Wielgus protest to the International Swimming Hall of Fame is the note that the signatories of the sex abuse victims’ petition include Hall board member Terry Carlisle:   At least one member of the board of […]