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September 04, 2012


ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — A dozen Colorado athletes who competed in the London 2012 Olympic Games will be honored as Broncos Country Heroes during the first quarter of Denver’s season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sunday (6:30 p.m. MDT kickoff).

As part of the celebration, Centennial resident and Regis Jesuit High School student Missy Franklin will serve as an honorary captain and accompany the rest of the Broncos’ captains to midfield for the pregame coin toss. Franklin captured four gold medals and one bronze in her Olympic swimming debut last month.

Other 2012 Olympic medalists include Taylor Ritzel (gold, rowing), granddaughter of former Broncos Head Coach Red Miller; Clarissa Chun (bronze, wrestling); and Janay DeLoach (bronze, long jump).

Below is a look at the 12 Colorado Olympians who will be honored by the Broncos on Sunday:
Colorado Connection
Dennis Bowsher
Modern Pentathlon
Member of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program that trains in Colorado Springs
Lance Brooks
Lives in Denver
Kelsey Campbell
Resident athlete at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs
Clarissa Chun
Attended the USOTC and earned her degree from the University of Colorado-Colo. Spgs.
Janay DeLoach
Long Jump
Graduated from Colorado State University
Missy Franklin
Attends Regis Jesuit High School
David Herman
Graduated from Wheat Ridge High School
Seth Kelsey
Graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs
Hunter Kemper
Resident athlete at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs
Taylor Phinney
Road Cycling
Graduated from Boulder High School
Taylor Ritzel
Graduated from Douglas Co. H.S.; granddaughter of former Broncos Head Coach Red Miller
Tejay van Garderen
Road Cycling
Trains in Boulder

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