Britain’s Prince Harry and U.S. swimming superstar Missy Franklin are getting the Warrior Games off to a touching start, escorting a blind Navy officer to light the Olympic-style flame.
Britain’s Prince Harry charmed dozens of dignitaries, British expatriates and students and military officers at a cocktail party welcoming him to Colorado on Friday.
Britain’s Prince Harry will mingle with Olympians including Missy Franklin as well as British business executives, students and military officers living in Colorado before cheering on wounded servicemen and women at the Warrior Games on Saturday.
For the past 14 years Olympian Missy Franklin has focused on a key thought — “Touch the wall.” Now that’s the title of a new documentary about Franklin’s journey to Olympic gold set for release at the end of the year.
Just before her 18th birthday Mikaela Shiffrin won the world championships in slalom in Switzerland and a few weeks later took the season-long title in the same discipline.
Colorado’s Olympic hero Missy Franklin got all dressed up Thursday night to emcee the Make-A-Wish Celebrity Waiter Dinner, and she brought some help.
It’s hard to determine which meant more to Missy Franklin: Meeting singer Justin Bieber backstage at a recent concert or swimming in her first high school meet of the season.
In a year when she raced at the Olympics, Missy Franklin’s greatest stress might come from deciding whether to compete for her high school team.
Colorado’s Missy Franklin signed a national letter of intent to swim for Cal starting next September. The Centennial resident plans to swim collegiately for two years and then turn pro before the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Olympic gold medal swimmer Missy Franklin has announced she will attend University of California, Berkeley next year.