Rulon Gardner

Wyoming’s Greatest Olympic Athletes
The 2016 Summer Olympics are just around the corner and, while the Cowboy State has yet to produce any Olympians this year, many Wyoming athletes have represented their country proudly over the years. In fact, Wyoming had the country’s highest proportion of Olympic athletes in the 2012 Summer…
Website Crowns Rulon Gardner As Wyoming’s Greatest Athlete
The website RantSports recently published an article naming the best athlete from each state in the country. Olympic gold medal wrestler Rulon Gardner was their pick for Wyoming’s greatest athlete. Gardner is a native of Afton, Wyoming, and a graduate of Star Valley High School. After winning…
Local Hero Now Biggest Loser? [VIDEO]
In case you haven’t heard, Afton native and Olympic gold medalist, Rulon Gardner, is a contestant on NBC’s hit reality show The Biggest Loser. Rulon attributes his weight gain to eating like he is training for the Olympics, while not actually training for the Olympics, but with 32 poun…