World champion gymnast Kurt Thomas Death – Dead : Kurt Thomas Obituary : Cause of Death Unknown.
World champion gymnast Kurt Thomas has died, according to a statement posted online on June. 6, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,
Lee Chears wrote
R.I.P. Gymnast Kurt Thomas. It’s sad when someone so important in your life as a child & in a sport you loved & watched made such an impact on your early years, dies…a part of your happiness dies, too but you can watch the happy memories forever~my Redondo Bch sunset for you~
Bart Conner wroteKurt Thomas was a fierce rival, who went on to become a cherished friend. Proud to have been your teammate! Sending hugs to his wife Beckie, his children, Hunter, Kassidy and Kurt as well as the entire gymnastics community, who lost a true pioneer today. RIP
Inside Gymnastics wroteKurt Thomas, the first U.S. male gymnast to win a gold medal at the World Championships, has died. He suffered a stroke in late May and passed away Friday. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and teammates.
Photo via Kurt Thomas Gymnastics.
Andy Amey wrote
In 1979, Indiana State could lay claim to having the three best collegiate athletes in the world. One of them, Olympic gymnast Kurt Thomas, died Saturday at the age of 64.
Randy L Lane wroteOne of my first role models in this great sport of gymnastics passed away yesterday. RIP Kurt Thomas, you meant the world to me and many other young men in our sport. Your innovation, style and talent, made this young boy chase his own dreams! Thank you for your legend. RIP.
Indiana St. University News wrote1/ Indiana State University President Deborah J. Curtis on the passing of legendary gymnast Kurt Thomas: “I share the sorrow of all Sycamores as we mourn the loss of legendary gymnast Kurt Thomas. Kurt led ISU to the NCAA national team championship in 1977 … Deborah Curtis wroteThis evening I share the sorrow of our Sycamore family as we mourn the loss of Kurt Thomas. He represented his university and country with professionalism and class. We will honor his legacy later this year. Our deepest sympathy is extended to his wife Beckie and their family.
Hollywood Matrimony wrote
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