Dianne Durham speaks

Dianne Durham was the first Black American All-Around Women’s Gymnastics Senior National Champion in 1983.

She was one of Mary Lou Retton’s strongest competitors in 1984 but was injured during Olympic trials.

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The President of the United States Gymnastics Federation starting 1983 was Mike Jacki who’s recently made controversial statements online including that there is “no racism in sport“.

 

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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